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Further severe storms in QLD

A severe storm at Warwick brought hail and winds strong enough to down trees.

National weather extremes for today

Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology

Records set this day: (none known)

Quality control note: Data is final. It includes late-received rainfall data and has been subject to BoM quality control checks.
Data is as received at 13:38EST, 03/03/2004.

Weather observations for today
Noteworthy  Weather         Capital  Cities         Regional  Cities       Alpine  Stations
Bureau of Meteorology Rainfall Bulletins and Weather Notes

Hottest
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

47.5 ROSEWORTHY AG COLLEGE Adelaide/Lofty SA
44.8 MARREE NE Pastoral SA
44.1 MARREE AERO NE Pastoral SA
44.0 ROXBY DOWNS (OLYMPIC DAM AERODROME) NW Pastoral SA
43.1 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

+19.3   39.5 CAPE NORTHUMBERLAND Lower SE SA
+18.1   37.8 PORTLAND (CASHMORE AIRPORT) W Coast VIC
+16.7   39.4 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA
+16.6   34.0 WEEAPROINAH W Coast VIC
+16.3   38.5 HEYWOOD FORESTRY W Coast VIC

32.5 KALUMBURU MISSION N Kimberley WA
30.5 THARGOMINDAH AIRPORT Far SW QLD
30.2 THARGOMINDAH POST OFFICE Far SW QLD
29.5 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
29.2 PORT PIRIE BHAS Lower North SA
29.2 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT

+13.3   25.0 KEITH Mallee/Upper SE SA
+13.0   29.2 PORT PIRIE BHAS Lower North SA
+11.7   25.5 MAITLAND Yorke Pen/Kanga Is SA
+9.8   25.2 ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) Adelaide/Lofty SA
+9.4   29.5 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA

Coldest
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

17.8 DORRIGO (OLD CORAMBA RD) MidNorth Coast N NSW
18.7 RED ROCKS POINT Eucla WA
19.0 WINDY HARBOUR Lower West WA
19.0 NULLO MOUNTAIN AWS C Tablelands N NSW
19.8 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA

-8.9   27.0 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
-7.9   27.9 GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE Interior WA
-7.9   29.8 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
-6.3   22.4 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
-6.2   29.7 ONSLOW AIRPORT W Pilbara WA

2.6 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
4.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
4.2 BRIDGETOWN Lower West WA
4.5 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
5.1 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA

-7.3   4.0 JARRAHWOOD Lower West WA
-5.4   5.1 BRIDGETOWN COMPARISON Lower West WA
-4.7   9.2 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
-4.1   8.2 PHILLIP ISLAND PENGUIN RESERVE E Central VIC
-3.8   11.4 WONGAN HILLS RES.STATION Central West WA

Wettest Major City Extremes
Todays highest rainfall totals for the 24 hours to 9am. It includes the top 5 totals nationally followed by all reported falls of 50mm or more.

153.0 FLYING FISH POINT N Coast--Herbert QLD
147.4 CRESCENT HEAD MidNorth Coast N NSW
96.4 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
91.0 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW) MidNorth Coast S NSW
87.2 CRYSTAL BROOK Central Coast E QLD

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
81.0 POINT STUART AWS

QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
96.4 HORN ISLAND
    Gulf Country
52.6 FLORAVILLE DOWNS STATION
    N Coast--Barron
52.0 GRAHAM RANGE
    N Coast--Herbert
153.0 FLYING FISH POINT
53.0 MOURILYAN HARBOUR
51.4 DARADGEE
    Central Coast E
87.2 CRYSTAL BROOK
81.0 GARGETT POST OFFICE
71.0 GARGETT ALERT
65.0 MOUNT CHARLTON
60.0 KELSEY CREEK DITTMER RD
    Brisbane/SE Coast
72.0 NUMINBAH
62.0 DUCKINWILLA CREEK
60.0 BEECHMONT ALERT
56.0 PACIFIC HAVEN ALERT
53.4 MIAMI BARDON AVE
    Darling Downs E
50.0 BRIGALOW BRIDGE TM

NEW SOUTH WALES
    NW Slopes S
63.0 BOGGABRI (BE-BARA)
    N Tablelands W
50.0 EMMAVILLE (BEN VALE)
    N Tablelands E
80.4 CANGAI (SMELTER CREEK)
    North Coast
64.0 COMMISSIONERS CREEK (BLUE RIDGE)
50.8 COALDALE (BELLONA)
    MidNorth Coast N
147.4 CRESCENT HEAD
59.0 MAJORS CREEK (MOPARRABAH (PARRABEL CREEK
58.2 NAMBUCCA HEADS BOWLING CLUB
    MidNorth Coast S
91.0 YARRAS (MOUNT SEAVIEW)
70.2 BIRDWOOD
62.2 UPPER ROLLANDS PLAINS (GREENACRES)
58.4 UPPER PAPPINBARRA (HILLCREST)

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 32.0 -1.8 27.7 +1.3 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 30.9 +2.1 14.1 -0.7 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 22.0 -1.2 11.3 -1.2 0.0
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 30.8 -1.1 16.0 -0.5 0.6
DARWIN AIRPORT 34.5 +2.0 26.0 +0.7 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 39.0 +3.7 28.6 +8.5 0.0
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 40.6 +13.9 25.2 +9.8 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 39.4 +16.7 18.1 +8.3 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 31.5 +0.2 24.9 +1.6 2.6
TOWNSVILLE AERO 33.2 +1.8 26.1 +2.1 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.9 -1.2 22.9 +1.8 0.2
AMBERLEY AMO 28.3 -2.6 20.0 +1.6 12.2
BRISBANE AERO 28.1 21.5 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 21.0 13.5 7.6
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.6 -1.7 21.3 +3.2 4.4
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 23.0 -1.9 20.1 +2.1 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 25.8 +0.7 20.1 +2.6 0.0
PROSPECT DAM 26.7 -0.6 16.2 -0.1 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 24.8 -0.2 16.5 0.0 0.0
CANBERRA AIRPORT 30.0 +3.9 14.7 +3.5 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 34.6 +5.3 18.7 +5.0 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 39.7 +9.7 22.3 +7.6 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 32.0 +8.8 15.1 +3.8 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 36.9 +12.8 18.3 +5.5 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 37.9 +14.3 14.4 +2.5 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 34.4 +11.9 14.4 +5.0 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 26.8 +5.6 8.3 -0.5 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 33.4 +13.2 14.1 +3.4 0.0

Downpours Gales & Gusts
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less. Highest wind gusts above 89km/h (storm force) or mean wind above 62km/h (gale force). Wind direction and mean windspeed shown in brackets.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Interior
GILES METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE
10.2mm in 49 min to 08:19 12.5mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 08:30 10.6mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Darwin-Daly
POINT STUART AWS
56.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 18.7mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 8.0mm/h
80.0mm in 6 hr to 03:00 13.3mm/h
    Arnhem
MILINGIMBI
21.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.0mm/h
    Roper-McArthur
WOLLOGORANG
47.0mm in 3 hr to 18:30 15.7mm/h
BORROLOOLA
22.2mm in 1 hr to 14:30 22.2mm/h
24.0mm in 3 hr to 15:30 8.0mm/h
    Victoria
LAJAMANU
13.4mm in 13 min to 15:20 61.8mm/h
17.4mm in 1 hr to 15:30 17.4mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
    Darwin-Daly
TINDAL RAAF
13.6mm in 37 min to 15:30 22.1mm/h
14.4mm in 1 hr to 15:30 14.4mm/h
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    NE Pastoral
OODNADATTA AIRPORT
6.0mm in 13 min to 18:11 27.7mm/h
11.0mm in 1 hr to 18:30 11.0mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    N Peninsula
HORN ISLAND
11.4mm in 1 hr to 00:00 11.4mm/h
39.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 13.0mm/h
10.6mm in 1 hr to 05:00 10.6mm/h
19.0mm in 3 hr to 06:00 6.3mm/h
    Gulf Country
NORMANTON AIRPORT
22.4mm in 30 min to 14:55 44.8mm/h
32.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 10.7mm/h
8.8mm in 6 min to 15:01 88.0mm/h
    N Coast--Barron
LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE
9.0mm in 24 min to 11:00 22.5mm/h
10.2mm in 1 hr to 11:00 10.2mm/h
CAPE FLATTERY
17.2mm in 1 hr to 02:00 17.2mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
    N Coast--Herbert
CARDWELL EDEN ST
35.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 5.8mm/h
INNISFAIL
61.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 10.2mm/h
    Central Coast E
PROSERPINE AIRPORT
21.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 7.0mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON
4.4mm in 12 min to 12:51 22.0mm/h
NAMBOUR DPI
12.8mm in 1 hr to 16:00 12.8mm/h
JIMNA FORESTRY
12.4mm in 1 hr to 16:00 12.4mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.0mm/h
GOLD COAST SEAWAY
20.0mm in 3 hr to 00:00 6.7mm/h
12.0mm in 1 hr to 00:30 12.0mm/h
BRISBANE
12.0mm in 30 min to 13:30 24.0mm/h
12.2mm in 1 hr to 13:30 12.2mm/h
12.6mm in 1 hr to 14:00 12.6mm/h
15.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.0mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    CW Plains N
NYNGAN AIRPORT
16.0mm in 3 hr to 21:00 5.3mm/h
TRANGIE RESEARCH STATION AWS
5.8mm in 15 min to 15:00 23.2mm/h
35.6mm in 1 hr to 16:00 35.6mm/h
38.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 12.7mm/h
    NW Plains E
MOREE AERO
4.6mm in 3 min to 19:30 92.0mm/h
    North Coast
MURWILLUMBAH (BRAY PARK)
43.0mm in 6 hr to 15:00 7.2mm/h
BALLINA AIRPORT AWS
10.0mm in 1 hr to 08:00 10.0mm/h
CASINO AIRPORT AWS
10.4mm in 1 hr to 11:00 10.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 12:00 5.3mm/h
LISMORE AIRPORT AWS
14.8mm in 1 hr to 08:00 14.8mm/h
21.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 7.0mm/h
BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
15.0mm in 3 hr to 09:00 5.0mm/h

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    NE Pastoral
OODNADATTA AIRPORT : 80(240/ 63 ) at 17:58
QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
NORMANTON AIRPORT : 102(310/ 26 ) at 14:55
TASMANIA
    N Coast
CAPE GRIM B.A.P.S. : 80( 90/ 63 ) at 09:00
    Southeast
MOUNT WELLINGTON : 76(320/ 63 ) at 08:00
TASMAN ISLAND : 80(360/ 63 ) at 01:30