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Northwest Forecast

  • Saturday Mostly sunny. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southeast from late this morning. Winds S/SW 15 to 20 km/h turning SE 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 30s.

  • Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers south of Mt Isa in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

  • Monday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h.

  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h.

Issued Sat 05:00 EST

Northwest Weather Forecasts

Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Mostly sunny
19 35 5% < 1mm Nil S 14 42 SSW 10 24
Mostly sunny
20 37 40% < 1mm Nil S 14 35 S 14 22
19 37 20% < 1mm Nil S 16 40 SW 14 20
Mostly sunny
20 37 5% < 1mm Nil S 15 37 SW 14 20
22 34 20% - Nil - - - -
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Weather News

Research finds grain growers are seeding winter crops earlier each year as climate changes

19:16 EDT

New research has confirmed that Australian grain growers are planting winter crops a month earlier than they were 30 years ago.

Rain in drought-affected western Queensland, patchy and still not enough

17:20 EDT

The first week of February has delivered some much needed rain to parts of drought-affected western Queensland, with some properties recording their best falls in six years.

Quilpie kangaroo cull cancelled after rain draws animals to greener pastures

16:59 EDT

Quilpie Shire Council has cancelled its controversial plan to cull kangaroos around the outback Queensland town after the animals left of their own accord.