NW Slopes & Plains Weather
NW Slopes & Plains Forecast
Tuesday Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers near the Queensland border, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending N/NE in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 34 to 39.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers on the slopes, slight (30%) chance elsewhere, and the chance of isolated thunderstorms. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h shifting W/SW in the morning then tending SE/SW in the evening.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower on the slopes, becoming less likely in the evening. Winds SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending NE/SE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.
Friday Mostly sunny. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
NW Slopes & Plains Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||22||38||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 26||45||NNW 21||24|
||20||37||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 24||40||NNW 19||29|
||17||37||80%||1-5mm||Nil||N 14||32||NNW 24||20|
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