Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the far east during the morning, and also near the New South Wales border in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 30 to 45 km/h in the morning then turning SW 25 to 35 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 20s.
Friday Sunny. Patches of light frost in the northeast in the early morning. Light winds.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Patches of light morning frost in the northeast. Light winds.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending NW/NE during the day.
Maranoa Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||9||20||30%||< 1mm||Nil||W 30||51||WSW 33||37|
||9||22||5%||< 1mm||Nil||W 27||38||WSW 29||26|
||13||21||5%||< 1mm||Nil||W 35||49||SW 30||35|
||10||24||5%||< 1mm||Nil||W 20||40||WSW 27||24|
||7||23||5%||< 1mm||Nil||W 23||45||WSW 32||28|
||11||23||5%||< 1mm||Nil||W 25||36||WSW 34||25|
||10||21||30%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 29||41||WSW 36||32|
||10||22||5%||< 1mm||Nil||W 23||46||W 33||33|
A band of thunderstorms swept across NSW and QLD late last night and into this morning, bringing a thundery alarm.
Canberra has shivered its way through the most cold nights since 1997 and its wettest winter since 2005.
It's the weather phrase that makes the coastal dwellers of New South Wales shudder - East Coast Low.