Atmospheric -often referred to as barometric- pressure has dropped rapidly in Kinglake and surrounds, with Kinglake currently at 999.5 hectopascals (hPa), down from 1004.5 hPa at 3pm.
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UPDATED 9:45AM: Kinglake Ranges News will provide live weather information throughout the event here. In the event of a power failure or internet outage data will be continued to provided via the amateur radio packet network at findu.com and aprs.fi. WEATHER UPDATE TO FOLLOW.