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Current Warnings
 

Northwest Forecast

  • Thursday Cloudy. High chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of thunderstorms, with possible heavy falls from the late morning. Winds E/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending N/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 20 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming N 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

  • Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers west of Mt Isa, slight chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Issued Wed 06:15 EST

Northwest Weather Forecasts

Station
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Mostly sunny
20 35 30% 1-5mm Nil NNE 13 68 N 10 38
Mostly sunny
20 33 40% 1-5mm Nil NE 18 56 ENE 9 39
Possible thunderstorm
20 32 40% 1-5mm Nil NE 11 64 N 11 43
Mostly sunny
20 35 30% 1-5mm Nil NE 14 54 SSE 8 37
Possible thunderstorm
24 34 40% - Nil - - - -
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