A storm warning as follows
For people in the
North West Slopes and Plains,
Central West Slopes and Plains and parts of the
Central Tablelands Forecast Districts.
Issued at 2:21 pm Tuesday, 14 September 2010.
Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds, large hailstones, very heavy rainfall and flash flooding over the next several hours in the North West Slopes and Plains, Central West Slopes and Plains and parts of the Central Tablelands districts. Locations which may be affected include Tamworth, Gunnedah, Moree, Narrabri, Walgett, Dubbo, Condobolin, Coonamble and Nyngan.
As especially severe thunderstorm is located about 15 km west of Gunnedah, and is moving towards the east to northeast and could produce hail to around 5 cm in diameter and destructive wind gusts to around 120 km/h over the next hour or so.
Severe thunderstorms are also likely to produce very heavy rainfall and flash flooding over the next several hours in parts of the Hunter district. Locations which may be affected include Gosford, Erina, Terrigal, The Entrance and Wyong.
Wyong recorded 52 mm of rain between 11 am and noon
There has also been very heavy rain east of Gosford with the 9am radar feature showing 75 to 100mm color.
rain came through here earlier but only 0.6mm before the rain came in Warwick and tenterfield area there were lightning strikes non stop on the lightning tracker.
Patchy cells are developing at the moment south of moree and a severe one over Gunnedah
Lets see what this system brings this evening.
attached is Warning area and the current rain / lightning situation and Gunnedah Storm possibly hail in this screen?