Tuesday Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast during this afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then tending E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 34 to 40.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain in the northeast, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light early in the morning then becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.
Thursday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the east, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. A chance of thunderstorms. Heavy falls possible in the northeast. Winds NE 15 to 20 km/h shifting S 25 to 35 km/h during the morning.
Friday Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the northeast, near zero chance elsewhere. A chance of thunderstorms in the east. Winds S 20 to 30 km/h.
Maranoa Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||23||34||90%||5-10mm||Nil||E 24||57||E 25||44|
||21||31||90%||10-20mm||Nil||E 24||71||ENE 23||59|
||22||34||90%||10-20mm||Nil||ENE 20||58||ENE 23||39|
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