Thursday The chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the northwest this morning. Mostly sunny afternoon. Light winds becoming SE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the northeast in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm east of Mt Isa from the late morning. Winds E 15 to 20 km/h becoming light early in the morning then becoming NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the northeast in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds NE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the afternoon.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers north of Mt Isa, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming E 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Northwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||25||38||80%||5-10mm||Nil||SE 19||60||SE 25||39|
||24||37||70%||10-20mm||Nil||ESE 22||48||ESE 26||31|
||25||34||80%||1-5mm||Nil||ESE 19||61||SE 26||41|
||24||37||70%||5-10mm||Nil||ESE 20||45||SE 24||32|
Gary McArthur's head has always been in the clouds.
Clouds are important and awesome.
A tropical low off the north Queensland coast has the potential to develop into a cyclone later this week, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says.