Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales
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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
for LARGE HAILSTONES and HEAVY RAINFALL
For people in Mid North Coast, Hunter and parts of Northern Rivers, Central Tablelands and Northern Tablelands Forecast Districts.
Issued at 3:41 pm Thursday, 15 November 2018.
Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce large hailstones and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Grafton, Coffs Harbour, Scone, Cessnock, Sawtell and Dorrigo.
The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Move your car under cover.
* Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.
* Don't walk, ride your bike or drive through flood water.
* If you are trapped by flash flooding, seek refuge in the highest available place and ring 000 if you need rescue.
* Unplug computers and appliances.
* Avoid using the phone during the storm.
* Stay indoors away from windows, and keep children and pets indoors as well.
* For emergency help in floods and storms, ring the SES (NSW and ACT) on 132 500.
The next warning is due to be issued by 6:45 pm.
If severe thunderstorms develop in Sydney Newcastle Wollongong or surrounding areas, a more detailed Severe Thunderstorm Warning will be issued to people in this area.
Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 218. The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.
Aberdare (32.8442°S, 151.3765°E, 78m AMSL) Aberdare,NSW set as my default location ›
7 day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. Patchy fog early this morning. High chance of showers and the chance of a thunderstorm, most likely during this afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming SE 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 25 to 31.
Forecast for Aberdare (32.8442°S, 151.3765°E, 78m AMSL) Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Summary Minimum 15° 14° 13° 13° 11° 11° 16° Maximum 28° 23° 24° 23° 26° 30° 32° Chance of rain 90% 50% 70% 60% 30% 50% 90% Likely amount 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm UV index Very High Extreme Very High Very High Very High - - Frost risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 6
Wind direction W SSE SSW SSE S SSE SSE SE SE ESE NE ENE NNW NNW Relative humidity 63% 63% 83% 60% 74% 54% 69% 47% 66% 40% 68% 33% 65% 48% Dew point 17°C 18°C 15°C 15°C 16°C 14°C 13°C 11°C 13°C 12°C 14°C 12°C 17°C 20°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Aberdare (32.8442°S, 151.3765°E, 78m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon 5:19am EDT 5:46am EDT 7:33pm EDT 8:00pm EDT 11:49am EDT 1:04am EDT Waxing crescent First quarter Nov 16 Full moon Nov 23 Last quarter Nov 30 New moon Dec 07
Temperature for next 7 days
Temperature in 7 days Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday 28 23 24 23 26 30 32
Rain for next 7 days
Rain in 7 days Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday 5 0 5 0 0 0 10