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Northwest Forecast

  • Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers near and west of Mt Isa, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms, with possible heavy falls in the northwest this afternoon. Light winds becoming E 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.

  • Thursday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm, most likely north of Mount Isa. Light winds becoming E 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day 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 Wed 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 %
Late shower
27 39 70% 1-5mm Nil NW 11 53 ENE 10 36
Rain
29 41 80% 1-5mm Nil N 17 38 E 12 22
Possible thunderstorm
28 41 90% 1-5mm Nil NNW 11 45 E 14 25
Showers increasing
29 42 80% 1-5mm Nil N 12 35 SE 12 20
Possible thunderstorm
29 39 90% - Nil - - - -
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