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Northwest Forecast

  • Thursday Mostly clear. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h turning E in the late evening.

  • Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the northeast from the late morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending E/NE in the evening.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the northeast, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds NE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon.

  • Sunday Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers north of Mt Isa, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending E/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the day.

  • Monday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northeast, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Mt Isa in the afternoon and evening. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming SE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.

Issued Thu 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 %
Mostly sunny
26 38 20% 1-5mm Nil NE 16 63 ENE 14 36
Mostly sunny
26 38 20% < 1mm Nil NE 23 50 E 18 31
Possible shower
24 37 80% 1-5mm Nil NE 15 64 ENE 18 40
Mostly sunny
26 39 30% < 1mm Nil NE 20 50 E 16 31
Possible shower
27 36 80% - Nil - - - -
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