Wide Bay & Burnett Weather
Wide Bay & Burnett Forecast
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast this morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.
Wednesday Hot and sunny. Light winds becoming N/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening.
Thursday Hot. Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower inland in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm inland in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon.
Friday Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers inland, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening.
Wide Bay & Burnett Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||22||35||50%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 15||56||NNE 18||46|
||23||42||40%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 11||41||ESE 7||27|
||22||39||80%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 6||66||ESE 6||52|
||24||32||50%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 16||58||NE 16||53|
||22||38||80%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 13||50||ESE 6||35|
||22||38||40%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 14||52||ENE 12||38|
||23||34||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 12||64||ESE 13||63|
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.