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Northwest Forecast

  • Wednesday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm, with possible heavy falls east of Mt Isa. Winds E/NE 20 to 30 km/h tending N/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then tending E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 29 to 35.

  • Thursday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely from the late morning. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls exceeding 60 mm possible in the southeast. Winds E/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening then becoming light in the late evening.

  • Friday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the northwest, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day.

Issued Wed 05:00 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 %
Thunderstorms
22 33 90% 1-5mm Nil E 17 84 E 16 58
Possible thunderstorm
22 33 60% 1-5mm Nil ENE 17 70 E 17 52
Possible thunderstorm
21 31 90% 5-10mm Nil E 15 82 ENE 16 59
Thunderstorms
22 34 90% 1-5mm Nil ENE 17 72 E 18 53
Possible thunderstorm
24 33 90% - Nil - - - -
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