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  • John on Calls for Island bridge Did buy a block to build and retire to one day. It's nice to get good clean discussion about the Bridge , not to sure about ... more
  • Helen Arnall on Calls for Island bridge Private enterprises could be used to build a bridge - Look to Isle of Skye in Scotland - lots of protests, but successfully ... more
  • Dale on Crime corner Whiskey au Go Go Bluey O.Gorman loved to go the knuckle with the smartys but no way was he involved with the rat pack or ever on the take. more
  • Rita on Calls for Island bridge Russell Island is a fast growing community with needs as any other. A bridge would give RI residents a future with ... more
  • GregHS on Calls for Island bridge Walter, if I say just one word - parking, that would crush your arguments. No matter what, growing population will not stop ... more
  • James W on Calls for Island bridge Island Owners should stump the money up, if they want it. It will be their land values that will increase to offset the ... more
  • walter on Calls for Island bridge The whole idea of island living is the apeal of seperation & apart from mainland living. A bridge would ultimately destroy ... more
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  • Craig on VIDEO: Terrorist discussion Only trouble with this video is it was created on the 16th July, that is a day before the plane was destroyed. So who is ... more
  • Ash Gulati on Calls for Island bridge OMG still no bridge, I thought it will be due for maintenance soon... since how long the residents been yelling for one... ... more
  • Cheryl on Calls for Island bridge Dear readers.Russell Island is defianetly growing.Why because the demand of affordable land is sadly becoming unavailable.I ... more
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  • Karen on Boland back for Brisbane I would listen in the mornings if Warren Boland STAYED, otherwise NO!!!! more
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  • Reg on Boland back for Brisbane Great to hear that at least 4BC knows Warren's value. ABC really lost the plot when they dumped him. I'm just at a loss to ... more
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Supercell storm weekend

Posted by: Staff writers | 16 November, 2012 - 12:00 PM

4BC Drive: Supercell storms are likely to produce severe weather for Brisbane this weekend. Senior forecaster for the BOM, Peter Otto, joins Gary Hardgrave along with storm chaser, Andy Barber. 4BC advises you prepare for severe weather.

Weekend forecast: Saturday will be another warm and humid one, although cloud, showers and thunderstorms will stop the mercury from climbing above the low 30s. Most of the storms will again occur to the west of Brisbane on Saturday, however the city can expect to see the heaviest falls on Sunday.

Showers and storms between Friday and Sunday have the potential to bring widespread rainfall totals of 20-30mm in the state's southeast, with some places likely to see more than 50mm.

Listen: Peter Otto and Andy Barber with Gary Hardgrave

Supercell probability forecast provided by South Brisbane Storms on Facebook. Afternoon Update - 3pm 16.11.2012. Larger view.

Australian Prognostic Chart - Saturday
A trough will deepen over the nation's east, causing showers and storms in northeast NSW and southeast QLD. Onshore winds will generate patchy rain over eastern parts of NSW, VIC and TAS. A high will keep southern Australia clear. A trough in the north will cause thundery showers.

Blog comments Your Say

  • mick, do you understand what the term 'from time to time' means? I guess you will just continue with the name calling when you run out of argument.

    James W Monday 19 November, 2012 - 1:39 PM
  • dipstick james w I have not asked any questions on this topic, you are a pure idiot.

    mick Monday 19 November, 2012 - 12:40 PM
  • @ Roger, The ants were swimming.
    They have adapted over the years to swim during heavy rain.
    Adaptation equals survival.
    Amazing stuff.
    Still preaching your global warming BS mate.
    Reports have it that the Greenies are after more inert gases to add to their tax bag.
    Methane is next on the list.
    Watch this space.....

    Rich Monday 19 November, 2012 - 11:18 AM
  • mick, it's quite clear to me but obviously you don't know or you would have answered accordingly given your insistence, from time to time, on people answering your questions.

    James W Monday 19 November, 2012 - 10:41 AM
  • Please be advised the "Supercell Threatens" article was in Saturday Morning Courier Mail, advising everyone that storms were looming. All you had to do was look outside and surely you would have noticed the humidity ?? The issue that worried me, was we are told to keep a battery operated radio on, however at 11pm on Saturday night, there was NO coverage from ANY Brisbane radio station on what was happening. We sat in the dark for 3 hours without knowing what was going on ? I am upset that 4bc no longer provides local broadcasts, it is very disappointing.

    Mrs Nicholson Monday 19 November, 2012 - 10:14 AM
  • Thinking I'm going to listen to the scientists who have all the information and with the equipment and the scientists to analyze the information rather than people who have their head in the sand and a few scientists trying to make a few bucks from saying the earth is flat.
    Not sure why.

    Bob Lord Monday 19 November, 2012 - 9:53 AM

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