Sunday Clear. Light winds.
Monday Sunny. Areas of morning frost in the east. Light winds.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Patches of light frost in the northeast in the early morning. Slight (20%) chance of light patchy rain in the northeast in the late afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the north, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Light winds.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northwest, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southwest in the evening. Light winds.
Maranoa Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||14||22||80%||20-40mm||Nil||NNE 20||62||N 15||55|
||9||23||70%||5-10mm||Nil||NE 22||65||NNE 19||40|
||12||22||80%||5-10mm||Nil||NE 20||65||NE 17||42|
For most of Australia's frost-prone areas the frost season has started later than any other year since 2007 but now it has arrived with a shudder.
Although temperatures across the southern states have been more seasonal over the recent days, temperatures along the eastern seaboard have remained quite balmy.
Water is flowing into outback Lake Eyre, but somewhat differently from past flooding of the remote saltpan, travel guide Rex Ellis says.