Wednesday Hot. Sunny day. The chance of thunderstorms in the southwest this evening. Winds N/NE 20 to 30 km/h tending NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 37 to 42.
Thursday Hot and sunny. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/NE before dawn then tending S/SE 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning.
Friday Hot. Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the afternoon and evening. Winds S/SE 20 to 30 km/h.
Saturday Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers east of Longreach, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm east of Longreach in the afternoon and evening. Winds S/SE 20 to 25 km/h shifting NE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.
||forecast||min||max||chance of rain||rain amount||frost risk||9am||3pm|
||25||34||50%||1-5mm||Nil||NE 17||53||ESE 13||34|
||24||36||60%||1-5mm||Nil||ENE 16||54||SE 14||31|
||23||36||50%||1-5mm||Nil||NE 17||51||ENE 13||31|
||24||36||50%||1-5mm||Nil||NE 25||52||ENE 17||28|
||19||33||50%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 13||63||SE 11||39|
||26||40||60%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 20||47||ESE 17||24|
16:49 EDT Farmers and councillors in cyclone-ravaged parts of Queensland are asking the Federal Government to rewrite disaster assistance to include grants for replanting crops.