Northern Tablelands Weather
Northern Tablelands Forecast
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of rain near the Queensland border, most likely later tonight. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south early this evening. Light winds.
Thursday Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of rain with high rainfall totals likely. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening then tending S/SE in the late evening.
Friday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain on and east of the ranges, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Rain heavy at times on and east of the ranges in the early morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the early morning. Winds S/SE 25 to 35 km/h.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Sunday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers on and east of the ranges, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h.
Northern Tablelands Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||11||18||40%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 26||100||SSE 28||90|
||12||20||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 28||84||SSE 26||63|
||14||24||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 20||76||SSE 20||57|
Some people affected by Cyclone Debbie say they are frustrated they have not been able to return to their damaged properties in north Queensland.
As emergency services build a picture of the destruction wrought by Cyclone Debbie, 61,000 remain without power and Mackay may have only 24 hours of clean water remaining.
South-east Queensland is set for a drenching on Thursday with rainfall in excess of 200 millimetres possible in some localised areas, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has warned.