Saturday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northeast this afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast from late this morning. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SW in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 30s.
Sunday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northeast, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the morning and afternoon. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h turning SW 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then tending SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Monday Hot and 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. Light winds becoming NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of rain in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/SW during the afternoon then tending NW/NE during the evening.
Maranoa Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||23||33||70%||5-10mm||Nil||WNW 14||51||S 13||38|
||22||32||80%||5-10mm||Nil||NNW 20||52||N 13||39|
||24||33||60%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 18||50||SSW 18||36|
Thunderstorms have flared up again over Queensland, with stormy skies likely to be a daily occurrence over the next week.
Fresh haystacks are exploding into flames across Victoria and South Australia and experts are warning it could be the start of a disastrous season.
One of Australia's most renowned pipe and drum bands will end an ambitious tour this weekend with a renewed understanding of how rural Queenslanders are dealing with drought.