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Northwest Forecast

  • Friday Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the northeast from late this morning. The chance of a thunderstorm from late this morning. Winds NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 40s.

  • Saturday Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers west of Mt Isa, slight chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds N/NE 20 to 30 km/h turning E 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low 40s.

  • Sunday Hot. Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower north of Mt Isa in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds E/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending N/NE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 40s.

  • Monday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower in the northwest in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds NE 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 40s.

Issued Thu 19:00 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 40 20% < 1mm Nil NW 14 44 E 13 19
Mostly sunny
26 42 5% < 1mm Nil NE 20 21 E 21 12
Possible thunderstorm
26 41 20% < 1mm Nil NNE 12 37 E 17 19
Possible thunderstorm
25 41 30% < 1mm Nil NNE 9 35 E 20 18
Mostly sunny
27 42 10% < 1mm Nil NE 16 22 E 18 12
Mostly sunny
28 39 30% < 1mm Nil - - - -
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