NW Slopes & Plains Weather
NW Slopes & Plains Forecast
Saturday Partly cloudy. Light winds.
Sunday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers on the southern slopes, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening. Light winds becoming N/NE 15 to 20 km/h early in the morning then becoming light in the morning.
Monday Mostly sunny morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the early afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm on the northern plains in the afternoon. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day.
Tuesday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm on the southern slopes in the afternoon. Light winds.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Light winds becoming N/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the day then tending E/NE during the evening.
NW Slopes & Plains Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||19||31||90%||1-5mm||Nil||ENE 12||81||NW 12||57|
||21||33||60%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 17||70||NW 13||46|
||21||32||90%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 16||71||NW 14||47|
||17||29||90%||1-5mm||Nil||NE 8||80||W 13||56|
Cyclone Debbie strengthens to cat 2 on way to probable cat 4 as it continues towards Queensland coast
A cyclone off northern Queensland has intensified to a category two and could reach category four by the time it crosses the coast somewhere between Cardwell and Bowen, near Townsville, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has warned.
The Bureau of Meteorology has off the coast of Queensland.
Tropical Cyclone Debbie is strengthening quickly on its journey to make landfall, likely between Lucinda and Proserpine on Monday or Tuesday.