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Northwest Forecast

  • Thursday Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers and thunderstorms east of Mt Isa, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending SE/SW in the middle of the day then tending NE/SE in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 37 to 42.

  • Friday Partly cloudy. High chance of showers and gusty thunderstorms in the northeast, medium chance elsewhere. Heavy falls possible with thunderstorms in the northeast. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h early in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 34 to 41.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Very high chance of showers and gusty thunderstorms in the northeast, medium chance elsewhere. Winds E/NE 15 to 25 km/h turning SE during the afternoon then tending NE/SE during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 33 to 40.

  • Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then turning E/NE during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 33 to 38.

Issued Wed 19:29 EST

Northwest 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 %
Mostly sunny
27 42 30% < 1mm Nil NE 10 60 SSW 18 21
Clearing shower
24 36 50% 1-5mm Nil ENE 20 62 ENE 14 39
Possible thunderstorm
26 37 70% 1-5mm Nil ENE 14 70 ENE 12 42
Thunderstorms
25 38 30% < 1mm Nil ENE 15 68 SE 12 30
Mostly sunny
26 38 20% < 1mm Nil ENE 20 60 SE 12 31
Mostly sunny
26 37 30% < 1mm Nil - - - -
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