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Northwest Forecast

  • Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northeast during this afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast during this afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming SE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending E in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. 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 in the afternoon and evening. Winds E/NE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon.

  • Sunday Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers north of Mt Isa, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending E/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the day.

  • Monday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northeast, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Mt Isa in the afternoon and evening. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming SE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.

Issued Fri 05:00 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
26 41 20% < 1mm Nil N 9 52 S 18 23
Mostly sunny
25 40 30% < 1mm Nil ESE 20 42 SE 26 21
Sunny
24 40 20% < 1mm Nil SE 13 52 SSE 20 27
Mostly sunny
25 40 5% < 1mm Nil E 15 40 SE 22 20
Sunny
26 37 20% - Nil - - - -
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