Wednesday Mostly clear. Medium (40%) chance of showers near the New South Wales border early this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south early this evening. Light winds.
Thursday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h tending W/SW in the morning then becoming light in the early afternoon.
Friday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls exceeding 50 mm possible near the New South Wales border. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h tending W/NW 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening.
Saturday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls exceeding 70 mm possible in the northwest. Light winds becoming S/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the north in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h turning E/NE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.
Maranoa Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||27||40||60%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 23||37||WNW 23||25|
||26||40||70%||1-5mm||Nil||N 24||40||WNW 22||24|
||27||39||80%||1-5mm||Nil||N 21||43||WNW 23||24|
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