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Northwest Forecast

  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers north of Mt Isa, most likely from late this morning. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h turning N/NE in the afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 31 to 38.

  • Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers north of Mt Isa, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers north of Mt Isa, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/NE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening.

Issued Tue 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 %
Mostly sunny
23 36 30% < 1mm Nil SSE 11 65 ESE 17 36
Mostly sunny
23 38 20% < 1mm Nil E 16 34 ESE 18 19
Possible shower
23 37 40% < 1mm Nil ESE 11 50 ESE 18 27
Mostly sunny
23 38 10% < 1mm Nil ESE 15 36 SE 18 21
Possible shower
25 36 40% - Nil - - - -
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