Wednesday Partly cloudy. Isolated showers this evening. Scattered snow showers above 1400 metres this evening, lowering to above 1200 metres later, and more frequent in the west. Winds W 30 to 45 km/h.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Isolated showers from the morning until evening, falling as snow above 1000 metres. Winds W 30 to 45 km/h turning SW 35 to 50 km/h before dawn then decreasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the morning.
Friday Areas of fog in the north early in the morning. Areas of morning frost. Mostly sunny day. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h.
Saturday Areas of morning fog. Areas of morning frost. Mostly sunny day. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SW during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Sunday Morning fog. Areas of morning frost. Mostly sunny day. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning.
||forecast||min||max||chance of rain||rain amount||frost risk||9am||3pm|
||1||13||20%||< 1mm||Moderate||W 15||90||S 17||56|
||-1||10||10%||< 1mm||Severe||SSW 18||64||WSW 16||47|
||-5||4||10%||< 1mm||Severe||S 7||100||S 8||80|
||-2||15||5%||< 1mm||Severe||SW 17||80||SSW 16||32|
||-5||7||10%||< 1mm||Severe||SSW 7||92||SSW 8||62|
||-6||4||10%||< 1mm||Severe||W 21||68||S 18||60|
17:48 EST Queensland cotton growers are planting only 20 per cent of the crop they planted last year as the drought continues to take its toll.