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Nitso
15 September 2017
 In what is one of our biggest upgrade of the past year. OCC subscribers now enjoy an Australian weather first. Our subscribers now have access to rapidly updating one-hour computer model data from the ACCESS-R model,...
Nitso
11 September 2017
Earlier today we released our 2017/2018 Tropical Cyclone Outlook to our subscribers. In a nutshell, the outlook calls for a slightly enhanced Tropical Cyclone season in 2017/2018. A combination of a favourable surface pressure pattern, surf...
Nitso
01 September 2017
It's with great pleasure and pride that we announce a new sponsorship agreement with our 2017/2018 major sponsor Townsville Sheds & Garages began today. We believe that Townsville Sheds & Garages are a great fit fo...
Nitso
08 August 2017
G'day folks, I'm excited today to bring you some news of some different subscription plans available to our followers for the 2017/2018 season, including a no strings attached free trial. Instead of one plan for everyone, we have split our ...
Nitso
11 July 2017
Well the Queenslanders and New South Welshman are set for an epic encounter on Wednesday night in the Rugby League Origin decider. Will the weather Gods come to the party or will they try and spoil everyone's party? OCC ta...
Nitso
28 June 2017
In what has been thus far a very dry month across most of Australia, a couple of rain bearing systems will develop over the last couple of days of the month that may stop it from becoming Australia's driest June ever ...
Super Admin
30 May 2017
 The 2017 Australian Severe Weather Association Conference is on again this year, and Oz Cyclone Chasers will be there again to showcase our Cyclone Debbie Chase. So please check out the information below and head on ...
Nitso
15 May 2017
A major rain event is on the way for many Queenslanders later this week. Warm moist easterly winds from the Coral Sea will be uplifted at the surface by a surface trough moving SW from the ocean. At the same time, cold upp...
Nitso
10 May 2017
In the Southern hemisphere cyclone season that knows no time limits, Tropical Cyclone Ella has formed and is heading west towards Fiji. The tiny category one cyclone is expected to possibly nudge Category Two later today o...
Nitso
28 April 2017
In the Aussie cyclone season that initially didn't want to begin and now doesn't want to end, a new LOW is set to form in the far North-Eastern Coral Sea and begin moving westwards later next week. Early indications are th...
Nitso
26 April 2017
The Joint Typhoon Warning Centre has issued a Tropical Cyclone Formation Alert for a Tropical LOW located well north of Darwin. A TCFA is issued when a significant Tropical Cyclone is expected to develop in the next 24 hou...
Nitso
21 April 2017
A Tropical LOW will form and deepen next week north of Australia and then begin moving closer to the coast. We take a look at its future and where it is likely to go in the video below. If you'd like to access daily video updates on this sy...
Nitso
21 April 2017
Morning folks, Please find your weather videos attached for Queensland, NT and WA We will be issuing a Future Aussie Cyclones Video to subscribers and the general public this evening around 6:00PM Q time dealing with the upcoming Tropical L...
Nitso
12 April 2017
Evening folks, We wrap up the NT LOW and wrap up the rumours of a Coral Sea LOW/cyclone. If you'd like to support our work in documenting tropical cyclones and gain access to comprehensive cyclone information next season, become an OCC subs...
Nitso
11 April 2017
Good evening everyone, The Cyclone Warning has been cancelled for Darwin but a Severe Weather Warning remains current. The Cyclone Warning has now been extended to residents in the North Kimberley. We talk about all the latest happenings wi...
Nitso
10 April 2017
Evening everyone the Aussie Tropics continue to fire up late this season with Queensland, NT and WA all seeing Tropical LOWS over the next few days. Please check out this brief video update which goes through all of the cyclones/LOWS in and around th...
Nitso
09 April 2017
In a subtle but significant twist of events, computer forecast models have shifted their model forecast tracks of possible future TC Francis closer to Darwin through the afternoon. The Bureau Of Meteorology have ...
James Pickett
08 April 2017
​We have been monitoring the Monsoon Trough development in the Arafura Sea for some time now and to be honest have been reluctant to say much given so much model uncertainty. At this stage the Monsoon Trough is becoming very active but it is also a c...
Nitso
02 April 2017
Hot on the heels of TC Debbie, the tropics remain unstable. Multiple trough systems and atmospheric gravity waves are expected to pass across the far north of Australia over the next fortnight. Along these regions of enhanced instability compute...
Nitso
28 March 2017
Evening folks,yay I finally got Debbie's video uploaded three hours after it was completed. that's how slow our net is right now. Looks like Debbie will affect much of the southern half of the state over the next 2-3 days. Thanks for joining us ...