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Northwest Forecast

  • Wednesday Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southeast early this evening. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h turning S/SE 20 to 30 km/h in the evening.

  • Thursday Hot. Mostly sunny morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending S 35 to 50 km/h in the late afternoon.

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds S 25 to 35 km/h turning SE 15 to 20 km/h during the day.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds S/SE 20 to 30 km/h tending E/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.

  • Sunday Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers east of Mt Isa, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.

Issued Wed 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 %
Showers increasing
24 35 70% 1-5mm Nil E 17 57 E 12 35
Showers increasing
21 35 50% 1-5mm Nil ENE 24 53 E 19 35
Late shower
20 35 70% 1-5mm Nil E 18 58 E 16 37
Showers increasing
21 35 60% 1-5mm Nil ENE 20 53 E 18 35
Late shower
26 35 70% - Nil - - - -
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