Wide Bay & Burnett Weather
Wide Bay & Burnett Forecast
Monday Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe later tonight. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower near the coast in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day.
Wednesday Hot and sunny. Light winds becoming N/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening.
Thursday Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the south, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm 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|
||24||37||80%||5-10mm||Nil||NNW 23||55||N 20||49|
||26||42||90%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 16||40||W 12||31|
||24||39||80%||5-10mm||Nil||NW 11||62||NNE 5||59|
||25||34||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NNW 24||57||N 22||56|
||24||38||80%||5-10mm||Nil||WNW 18||50||SW 10||43|
||26||31||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NNW 29||72||NNW 26||72|
||24||39||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NW 20||50||NNE 16||47|
||24||36||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 18||62||NNE 15||65|
Less than three weeks into 2017, the desert town of Tennant Creek in the NT is already just 89 millimetres shy of reaching its average yearly rainfall, with the unusual downpour said to be leading to an influx of creepy crawlies.
Rain has continued to fall in parts of Central Australia, ensuring the current greenery continues.
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.