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Northwest Forecast

  • Monday Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h.

  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers north of Mt Isa, most likely from the late morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h turning N/NE in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening.

  • Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers north of Mt Isa, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers north of Mt Isa, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/NE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening.

Issued Mon 16:15 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 %
Thunderstorms
22 32 90% 5-10mm Nil E 16 84 E 19 68
Showers
22 34 70% < 1mm Nil NNE 15 56 ENE 18 41
Possible thunderstorm
20 29 90% 1-5mm Nil ENE 14 73 E 21 58
Showers increasing
22 34 50% < 1mm Nil NNE 13 58 ENE 16 42
Possible thunderstorm
23 28 90% - Nil - - - -
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Weather News

Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria, BOM warns of damaging winds, rain

16:03 EDT

A category one cyclone has formed in the Gulf of Carpentaria but is due to weaken before heading towards the Northern Territory coast.

King Ash Bay fishing village flooded as Tropical Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria

14:35 EDT

Shacks in the fishing village of King Ash Bay in the Northern Territory's Gulf of Carpentaria have been flooded by the McArthur River.

Tropical Cyclone Alfred emerges over the Gulf

13:45 EDT

Early today, a tropical low that has been lingering over the Gulf of Carpentaria was upgraded to tropical cyclone.