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January 17, 2020
Rain Hit And Miss With Fires

THE impact of rain on local fire grounds was sporadic with large falls of 60mls falling in areas without fires and only 2 mls over the Carter’s Road fire. Michael Robinson from Liverpool Range Fire Control said the cooler, humid conditions were helping fire fighting efforts and while the rain was helpful it has also […]

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January 17, 2020
Rainfall Last 24 Hours

THE Bureau of Meteorology reported the following rain measurements in the last 24 hours: Aberdeen: 22ml Barrington: 62ml Bunnan: 21ml Cassilis: 5ml Ellerston: 2ml Glenbawn: 16ml Hunter Springs: 4ml Merriwa: 10ml Moonan Flat: 3.8ml Mount Barrington: 2ml Murrurundi: 22ml Scone: 24ml Upper Rouchel: 2.8ml

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January 16, 2020
Are You Getting Rain?

IT is actually raining in Scone, bringing the hope that it may be the “settled in” for the day or days kind! Predicted precipitation by the Bureau of Meteorology was met with Sconite scepticism who are used to rain clouds bypassing the town or only catching a few mils in their rain gauges from a […]

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January 13, 2020
Weather: The Week Ahead

THE temperatures will be much milder with a high pressure system keeping temperatures in the low to mid 30s. There will also be a chance of thunderstorms and isolated showers on Thursday and the temperature is expected to drop further into the mid 20s on Friday. Expected temperatures this week: Monday: 16-32 Tuesday: 15-35 Wednesday: […]

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January 8, 2020
Rainfall in Last 24 Hours

STORMS in the Upper Hunter brought some scattered rain in the evening, with the Bureau of Meteorology recording the following falls: Aberdeen: 1.8ml Blandford: 2.4ml Bunnan: 3ml Cassilis: 2ml Ellerston: 22ml Glenbawn: 0.4ml Merriwa: 1ml Murrurundi: 13ml Scone: 12ml Wingen: 1.5ml Related story: Flash Flooding in Moonan Brook – January 7, 2020.

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January 7, 2020
Flash Flooding in Moonan Brook

There was some flash flooding in Moonan Brook today and storms are swirling around the Upper Hunter. Tell us if you are getting any rain or your river is running…news@scone.com.au Watch the fresh in Moonan Brook: Facebook Video.

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January 6, 2020
Weather: The Week Ahead

TODAY and tomorrow there will be milder temperatures with a maximum of 35 degrees predicted. There is a high pressure system in the Tasman Sea and another in Bass Strait below Tasmania, which is driving the weather patters. The Scone area is also sandwiched between two troughs, one in the western part of New South […]

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December 23, 2019
Weather the Week Ahead

THERE is the possibility of rainfall and thunderstorms for the early part of this week in the Upper Hunter with the end of the week bringing hotter and drier conditions with westerly winds. The rainfall from any thunderstorms is expected to be sporadic and centred around the Ranges where two different wind directions come together […]

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December 9, 2019
Weather: The Week Ahead

TODAY the temperature is expected to reach 38 degrees and tomorrow 41 degrees, before a cold front moves through the Upper Hunter on Tuesday evening. The cold front will drop temperatures on Wednesday to 36, but will bring south-easterly winds and the chance of a light shower and thunderstorms. The winds in the Upper Hunter […]

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December 3, 2019
Rainfall in Last 24 Hours

THE Bureau of Meteorology recorded the following rainfalls in the 24 hours until 9am this morning: Aberdeen: 1.6ml Bunnan: 2ml Cassilis: 1ml Ellerston: 2.2ml Glenbawn Dam: 1.4ml Merriwa: 4ml Murrurundi: 0.4ml Parkville: 0.4ml Scone: 1.5ml Upper Rouchel: 2.2ml Wingen: 1ml    

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