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.
Northwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||19||35||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 14||42||SSW 10||24|
||20||37||40%||< 1mm||Nil||S 14||35||S 14||22|
||19||37||20%||< 1mm||Nil||S 16||40||SW 14||20|
||20||37||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 15||37||SW 14||20|
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