Friday Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers north of Mt Isa, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds S 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 40s.
Saturday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the northwest in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Mt Isa from the late morning. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending E/SE in the morning then tending S/SE 20 to 30 km/h in the early afternoon.
Sunday Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers north of Mt Isa, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds S/SE 25 to 40 km/h.
Monday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/NE during the afternoon.
Northwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||27||42||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NE 15||26||NE 10||16|
||26||42||50%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 26||10||ESE 19||7|
||27||43||40%||< 1mm||Nil||E 22||14||E 15||11|
||26||42||30%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 26||11||E 18||9|
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