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Northwest Forecast

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower or patchy light rain in the northwest, most likely during this afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Mt Isa. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 33 to 39.

  • Sunday Hot. Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower in the northwest, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 36 to 42.

  • Monday Hot and mostly sunny. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then tending N/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 37 to 42.

  • Tuesday Hot and mostly sunny. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming N/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 38 to 43.

Issued Fri 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 %
Late shower
24 38 40% 1-5mm Nil ENE 16 68 ESE 18 36
Possible thunderstorm
25 40 60% 5-10mm Nil NNE 17 51 E 18 31
Mostly sunny
27 41 70% 5-10mm Nil NNE 16 56 E 19 34
Mostly sunny
25 41 70% 5-10mm Nil NE 17 60 E 21 34
Late thunder
26 40 70% 5-10mm Nil NNE 20 50 ESE 20 28
Showers
25 35 70% 10-20mm Nil - - - -
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Weather News

Hotting up in Sydney

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Tropical thunder at the top of Down Under

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Weather news of late has been focussed on the heatwave conditions plaguing southeastern Australia - and rightly so: these conditions are severe.

100 years ago, a cyclone without a name killed 30 people and almost levelled a young city

10:09 EDT

Nearly one year after tropical cyclone Debbie hit the north Queensland coast, the region is marking the centenary of another destructive cyclone, which all but flattened the young town of Mackay.