NW Slopes & Plains Weather
NW Slopes & Plains Forecast
Monday Clear. Light winds.
Tuesday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower on the southern slopes in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm on the southern slopes in the afternoon and early evening. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Medium (50%) chance of showers near the Queensland border, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm on the southern slopes in the afternoon and early evening. Light winds becoming N/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning.
Thursday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, with heavy falls possible. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NE 20 to 30 km/h shifting S/SW during the afternoon.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers on the northern slopes, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the morning. Winds S 15 to 25 km/h turning SE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.
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Tropical Cyclone Debbie is just hours from reaching the north Queensland coast.
More than 25,000 people need to move from low-lying areas in Mackay by midnight, with fears incoming Tropical Cyclone Debbie could cause inundation of up to 2.5 metres above the high tide level.
Tropical cyclones have long posed a serious threat to Queensland coastal communities, but after almost every disaster there have been lessons learnt to help people better prepare.