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Lower Burdekin Forecast

  • Monday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain in the south, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Destructive wind gusts exceeding 130 km/h possible depending on movement and development of Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie.

  • Tuesday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible. Very destructive wind gusts exceeding 170 km/h possible depending on movement and development of Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie.

  • Wednesday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers. A chance of thunderstorms. Heavy falls possible in the south. Damaging wind gusts to 100 km/h possible depending on movement and development of Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie.

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers along the coastal fringe, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. A chance of thunderstorms. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h turning W/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening.

  • Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. A chance of thunderstorms. Light winds becoming SW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon.

Issued Mon 16:20 EST

Lower Burdekin Weather Forecasts

Station
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Windy with showers
23 28 90% > 80mm Nil - - - -
Windy with rain
25 31 90% 10-20mm Nil - - - -
Windy with rain
27 31 90% 10-20mm Nil - - - -
Heavy rain
22 24 90% 40-80mm Nil SW 31 90 W 27 97
Windy with showers
25 29 90% 40-80mm Nil WSW 37 76 W 38 74
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