Central Tablelands Weather
Central Tablelands Forecast
Monday Clear. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower on and east of the ranges, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming N/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the morning.
Thursday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon, with heavy falls possible. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h shifting S/SW during the afternoon.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about the Blue Mountains in the evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the day.
Central Tablelands Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||18||23||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NW 14||77||SW 16||67|
||18||21||90%||10-20mm||Nil||NW 12||82||S 9||94|
||19||25||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NNW 11||78||WSW 13||65|
||16||18||90%||10-20mm||Nil||NNW 14||91||W 8||97|
||15||21||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NW 17||84||SW 22||67|
Tropical Cyclone Debbie is just hours from reaching the north Queensland coast.
More than 25,000 people need to move from low-lying areas in Mackay by midnight, with fears incoming Tropical Cyclone Debbie could cause inundation of up to 2.5 metres above the high tide level.
Tropical cyclones have long posed a serious threat to Queensland coastal communities, but after almost every disaster there have been lessons learnt to help people better prepare.