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Northwest Forecast

  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. The chance of thunderstorms with possible heavy falls. Winds NE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening.

  • Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers west of Mt Isa, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms, with possible heavy falls in the far north in the afternoon. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening.

  • Thursday Hot and mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the northwest in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the evening.

  • Friday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the northwest in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then tending N/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.

  • Saturday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h turning E/NE during the day then tending N/NE during the evening.

Issued Tue 16:15 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 %
Possible shower
25 36 70% 1-5mm Nil ENE 10 69 E 22 48
Clearing shower
26 39 30% < 1mm Nil ENE 14 56 E 19 26
Possible thunderstorm
25 38 80% 1-5mm Nil ENE 10 65 E 20 38
Showers increasing
26 39 50% < 1mm Nil ENE 10 55 E 19 27
Possible thunderstorm
28 36 80% - Nil - - - -
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