Monday Sunny. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h turning E/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending E/NE 20 to 25 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 35 to 41.
Tuesday Mostly sunny morning. The chance of thunderstorms in the northeast in the afternoon and evening. Winds NE 15 to 25 km/h turning E during the morning.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the northeast, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. A chance of thunderstorms in the northeast. Winds NE 15 to 25 km/h.
Thursday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. A chance of thunderstorms. Heavy falls possible in the north. Winds N/NE 20 to 30 km/h tending NW/NE 25 to 35 km/h during the day then tending S/SE during the afternoon.
Maranoa Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||17||29||40%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 19||60||SE 21||43|
||17||27||40%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 16||73||SE 17||53|
||18||27||30%||5-10mm||Nil||ESE 16||67||SE 19||52|
Thousands of north Queenslanders are being evacuated as Cyclone Debbie bears down on the coast, bringing winds of up to 230 kilometres per hour and possibly a four-metre storm surge.
As Tropical Cyclone Debbie strengthens off the coast near Townsville in north Queensland, residents are being warned to prepare for the worst storm to hit the state since Cyclone Yasi in 2011.
Cyclone Debbie: Calm before the storm as north Queensland farmers prepare for possible category four system
North Queensland farmers have awoken to relatively normal weather conditions ahead of Cyclone Debbie which is expected to cross the coastline later today.