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Northwest Forecast

  • Saturday Mostly sunny. Medium (50%) chance of showers north of Mt Isa, becoming less likely in the late afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h.

  • Sunday Sunny. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/SE during the morning and early afternoon.

  • Monday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the northeast in the evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the afternoon and evening. Winds E/NE 15 to 25 km/h turning SE 20 to 30 km/h during the day.

  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers east of Mt Isa, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible east of Mt Isa. Winds SE 35 to 55 km/h decreasing to 25 to 40 km/h during the evening.

Issued Sat 13:04 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 %
Mostly sunny
26 39 40% < 1mm Nil SSE 18 50 S 27 31
Windy with showers
24 36 80% 5-10mm Nil SSE 29 55 SSE 34 40
22 32 40% 1-5mm Nil S 20 56 S 30 35
Windy with showers
24 38 50% 1-5mm Nil SSE 25 48 SSE 30 33
25 36 40% - Nil - - - -
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