The predicted severe thunderstorm for Shepparton did not eventuate on Saturday.DARREN LINTON December 17, 2012 4:17am
A severe thunderstorm warning for strong winds and large hail stones fizzled on Saturday evening with not a drop of rain falling in the Shepparton region.
The forecast storms formed to the south-east of Shepparton and the region, but there were wind gusts of about 50
Lake Eildon received the highest rainfall in the region with 27
Shepparton has recorded only 12.2
The daytime temperature plummeted with the change, dropping to the low 20s, but more warm weather is on the way in the lead-up to Christmas. It is still at the outer limits of forecasting, but the Weather Channel is predicting a scorcher.
While the rest of this week will be mild in summer terms, the temperature will climb above 30°C by Saturday and will keep rising, reaching 39°C on Christmas Eve and 40°C on Christmas Day.
UPDATE: The CFA has downgraded its advice message.
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