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Northwest Forecast

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower or patchy light rain in the northwest, most likely during this afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Mt Isa. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 33 to 39.

  • Sunday Hot. Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower in the northwest, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 36 to 42.

  • Monday Hot and mostly sunny. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then tending N/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 37 to 42.

  • Tuesday Hot and mostly sunny. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming N/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 38 to 43.

Issued Fri 19:00 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 %
Clearing shower
25 33 20% < 1mm Nil NE 15 63 ENE 25 41
Mostly cloudy
26 37 10% < 1mm Nil NNE 19 34 ENE 18 23
Possible shower
27 36 10% < 1mm Nil NNE 16 49 NE 14 31
Mostly cloudy
24 35 30% < 1mm Nil NNE 15 47 ENE 24 36
Mostly cloudy
27 38 10% < 1mm Nil NE 18 26 ENE 22 22
Mostly cloudy
28 33 30% < 1mm Nil - - - -
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100 years ago, a cyclone without a name killed 30 people and almost levelled a young city

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Nearly one year after tropical cyclone Debbie hit the north Queensland coast, the region is marking the centenary of another destructive cyclone, which all but flattened the young town of Mackay.