Tuesday Clear. Winds N 20 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Slight (30%) chance of a shower during the morning. Sunny afternoon. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the day.
Wednesday Hot and sunny. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then turning N 20 to 30 km/h in the early afternoon. Ipswich Min 20 Max 38 Redcliffe Min 23 Max 32 Sun protection 7:50am to 4:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 17 [Extreme].
Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west in the afternoon and evening. Winds N 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming E 20 to 30 km/h in the morning.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 25 km/h during the day then tending NW/NE during the afternoon.
Saturday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming SE 15 to 25 km/h during the day.
Brisbane Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||20||34||10%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 9||57||ENE 22||49|
||21||33||10%||1-5mm||Nil||E 9||57||ENE 23||53|
||22||30||10%||1-5mm||Nil||E 8||63||ENE 23||59|
||18||34||10%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 6||59||E 20||42|
||21||33||10%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 8||64||ENE 15||59|
||22||30||10%||< 1mm||Nil||E 14||58||E 29||56|
Prolonged heatwave conditions are helping elevate the bushfire threat in parts of New South Wales this week, after a slow start to the season.
A four-day heatwave that begins on Wednesday will bring the same kind of conditions that saw more than 200 Queenslanders treated for heat stroke and dehydration last week.
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