Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers from late this morning. The chance of a thunderstorm from late this morning. Light winds becoming SE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 30s.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northwest in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Mt Isa in the late morning and afternoon. Winds SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming SE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the northeast in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds.
Monday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning.
Northwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||23||38||50%||< 1mm||Nil||S 9||56||ESE 13||29|
||22||37||30%||1-5mm||Nil||ESE 10||40||ESE 10||22|
||22||37||50%||1-5mm||Nil||SSE 7||51||ESE 14||27|
||23||38||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 10||36||SE 12||22|
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