Saturday Mostly sunny. Medium (50%) chance of showers north of Mt Isa, becoming less likely in the late afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h.
Sunday Sunny. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/SE during the morning and early afternoon.
Monday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the northeast in the evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the afternoon and evening. Winds E/NE 15 to 25 km/h turning SE 20 to 30 km/h during the day.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers east of Mt Isa, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible east of Mt Isa. Winds SE 35 to 55 km/h decreasing to 25 to 40 km/h during the evening.
Northwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||26||41||20%||< 1mm||Nil||W 7||55||SSE 20||20|
||24||41||20%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 17||37||SSE 30||17|
||24||40||10%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 11||41||SSE 25||20|
||25||41||10%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 14||34||SE 25||17|
A cyclone off northern Queensland could intensify to category five by the time it crosses the coast somewhere between Cardwell and Bowen, near Townsville, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has warned.
The Bureau of Meteorology has off the coast of Queensland.
Tropical Cyclone Debbie is strengthening quickly on its journey to make landfall, likely between Lucinda and Proserpine on Monday or Tuesday.