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Northwest Forecast

  • Saturday Mostly sunny. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southeast from late this morning. Winds S/SW 15 to 20 km/h turning SE 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 30s.

  • Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers south of Mt Isa in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

  • Monday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h.

  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h.

Issued Sat 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 %
Late shower
24 36 80% 1-5mm Nil E 14 67 ESE 21 38
Mostly sunny
24 36 30% < 1mm Nil ENE 19 48 ESE 21 27
Clearing shower
23 36 70% 1-5mm Nil ENE 15 62 ESE 22 34
Mostly sunny
25 37 30% < 1mm Nil ENE 16 47 ESE 25 27
Clearing shower
26 35 70% - Nil - - - -
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