Saturday Hot and mostly sunny. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Mt Isa in the late morning and afternoon. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/SE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending S/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 40s.
Sunday Hot. Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the northwest in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Mt Isa in the late morning and afternoon. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h tending S/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening.
Monday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending NW/NE during the afternoon.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Northwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||23||37||50%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 21||40||ENE 18||27|
||22||38||50%||1-5mm||Nil||NE 23||35||E 17||21|
||22||37||30%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 22||46||E 19||28|
||22||38||20%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 23||36||E 18||22|
Thunderstorms have flared up again over Queensland, with stormy skies likely to be a daily occurrence over the next week.
Fresh haystacks are exploding into flames across Victoria and South Australia and experts are warning it could be the start of a disastrous season.
One of Australia's most renowned pipe and drum bands will end an ambitious tour this weekend with a renewed understanding of how rural Queenslanders are dealing with drought.