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Northwest Forecast

  • Monday Sunny. Patches of light frost in the far southeast early this morning. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 40 km/h in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures between 18 and 22.

  • Tuesday Sunny. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

  • Wednesday Sunny. Areas of morning frost south of Mt Isa. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

  • Thursday Sunny. Winds SE 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

  • Friday Sunny. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Issued Sun 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 %
Showers
11 24 70% 1-5mm Nil SSE 13 56 SE 12 42
Possible shower
10 23 50% < 1mm Nil ESE 10 54 ESE 14 43
Mostly sunny
15 24 40% < 1mm Nil SE 16 53 SE 16 41
Mostly sunny
12 23 50% 1-5mm Nil ESE 8 58 ESE 12 46
Possible shower
8 23 50% < 1mm Nil SE 11 52 SE 14 45
Clearing shower
15 21 40% < 1mm Nil - - - -
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Frosty start to Tuesday

17:18 EST

Cold air, clear skies and light winds will cause widespread frost across multiple states and territories on Tuesday morning.

Did this cold snap break records?

12:27 EST

A pulse of wintry weather has sent shivers across southeastern Australia during the last few days.

Could Ord Valley hay be the solution to feed shortages in drought-stricken SE Australia?

06:21 EST

Could fodder grown in Western Australia's remote Ord River Irrigation Scheme be the solution to the feed shortage on drought-stricken farmland in South Eastern Australia? The sub-tropical climate and access to irrigation allows farmers in the Ord to produce significant tonnages of Rhodes Grass hay for the local cattle industry, yields up to 30 tonnes per hectare a year.