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Northwest Forecast

  • Thursday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely from late this morning. The chance of a thunderstorm from late this morning, with possible heavy falls during this afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then tending SE/SW in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning. Light winds becoming SE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening.

  • Saturday Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Light winds becoming SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day.

  • Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower east of Mt Isa in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds.

Issued Thu 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 38 50% < 1mm Nil S 15 61 SE 16 31
Mostly sunny
22 38 20% < 1mm Nil ESE 11 42 SE 16 21
Mostly sunny
22 35 40% 1-5mm Nil SSE 13 51 SE 18 27
Mostly sunny
23 38 30% < 1mm Nil SSE 14 44 SE 17 22
Mostly sunny
26 37 40% - Nil - - - -
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11:55 EDT

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