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Northwest Forecast

  • Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers near and west of Mt Isa, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms, with possible heavy falls in the northwest this afternoon. Light winds becoming E 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.

  • Thursday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm, most likely north of Mount Isa. Light winds becoming E 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening.

  • Friday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the northwest in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then tending N/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.

  • Saturday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h turning E/NE during the day then tending N/NE during the evening.

Issued Wed 05:00 EST

Northwest Observations

Latest Observations
Station
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like RH Fire Rain Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm hPa
05:50 EST
SE 6 7 24.9 24.2 24.9 96 1 2.4 1012.1
05:50 EST
S 9 11 25.9 23.6 27.7 87 2 4.4 1012.2
05:50 EST
NE 6 6 26.6 22.0 28.6 76 3 0.4 -
05:50 EST
NNE 9 9 25.8 23.8 27.5 89 2 10.0 1011.6
05:50 EST
S 6 6 25.1 23.5 25.9 91 1 0.0 -
05:50 EST
NNE 4 4 27.5 23.5 30.8 79 2 0.0 -
05:50 EST
- 0 0 26.1 22.7 27.9 81 2 1.2 -
05:50 EST
NNW 6 7 25.6 24.4 27.1 93 1 0.8 1012.8
05:50 EST
- 0 0 25.5 23.4 26.8 88 1 9.0 1012.8
04:30 EST
S 4 6 25.8 24.9 27.7 95 1 4.0 1011.8
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