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Sat 08:09 EST
Current Warnings

Northwest Forecast

  • Saturday Hot and sunny. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h turning SE 20 to 30 km/h in the late morning then tending E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 40s.

  • Sunday Hot and sunny. Light winds becoming SE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening.

  • Monday Hot and sunny. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending W/NW during the morning then becoming light during the day.

  • Tuesday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northeast in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Mt Isa in the afternoon and evening. Winds NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/SW during the morning then tending S/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon.

Issued Sat 05:00 EST

Northwest Weather Forecasts

Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Mostly sunny
23 40 5% < 1mm Nil SSE 7 39 SE 19 17
Mostly sunny
24 41 5% < 1mm Nil ENE 13 26 SE 27 10
23 41 5% < 1mm Nil E 11 33 SE 24 13
Mostly sunny
25 41 5% < 1mm Nil ENE 13 26 SE 25 11
26 39 5% - Nil - - - -
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Weather News

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The monsoon trough has made a glancing blow of Queensland's Cape York Peninsula and the Top End.

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