Darling Downs Weather
Darling Downs Forecast
Tuesday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower over the Granite Belt during the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming NE 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 34 to 40.
Wednesday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the southwest in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southwest from the late morning. Winds N 15 to 20 km/h turning W/NW during the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day.
Thursday Mostly sunny. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds.
Friday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h tending N/NW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.
Darling Downs Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||19||36||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 14||56||E 12||27|
||23||39||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 13||51||NE 8||29|
||22||34||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 9||54||ENE 5||32|
||22||37||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 9||56||E 11||25|
||20||35||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 13||59||E 14||32|
||17||32||70%||< 1mm||Nil||N 2||67||ENE 2||43|
||19||31||5%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 13||73||E 17||42|
||18||35||10%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 7||63||ENE 12||37|
Prolonged heatwave conditions are helping elevate the bushfire threat in parts of New South Wales this week, after a slow start to the season.
A four-day heatwave that begins on Wednesday will bring the same kind of conditions that saw more than 200 Queenslanders treated for heat stroke and dehydration last week.
The Great Northern Highway has been closed between Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek, as rivers rise across northern Western Australia following a week of steady rain.