Australia Dangerous fire day ahead of cool change and thunderstorms

12:26  13 november  2017
12:26  13 november  2017 Source:   9News.com.au

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Authorities earlier had warned the state to be prepared for a day of extreme fire danger in some areas with temperatures in the high 30s and low 40s ahead Mr Nairn said thunderstorms would also move through with the cool change bringing rainfall of about 5mm in the south of the state up to about

The hot spell in Australia’s south-east is about to come to an end, but first we have a dangerous fire day ahead of us.

Tomorrow there's an elevated fire threat as northerly winds freshen and parts of South Australia approach temperatures of 40 degrees, while Victoria's Mallee district heads for the high 30s.

A Total Fire Ban is in place for the South Australian districts of the Lower South East, Murraylands, Mount Lofty Ranges, Mid North, Flinders and Adelaide Metropolitan area.

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Cool weekend ahead as summer ends, fire danger still high in much of eastern Colorado. Saturday’s high temperature is expected to be 66 degrees, and there is a chance of showers and thunderstorms .

All thunderstorms produce dangerous lightning, both during the day and at night. The sun heats the land unevenly during the day , and when the heating from the sun stops at night, changes occur in the atmosphere that force a strong “jet” of air just above the ground.

And in Victoria, the Mallee district is under a Total Fire Ban with Mildura set to reach 38 degrees.

The cool change is forecast to reach Adelaide late tomorrow, bringing thunderstorms and up to 20 millimetres in rain by Wednesday night.

Melbourne can expect the cold change on Wednesday night, with the chance of thunderstorms and potentially more than 30 millimetres in rain by Friday night.    

Meanwhile, Sydney will remain mostly fine for tomorrow and Wednesday, with maximums of 23 and 25 degrees.

Further north, Brisbane’s in for a duo of hot and cloudy days, with the mercury pushing into the high 20s. 

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