Northwest Coast Weather
Northwest Coast Forecast
Thursday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain, most likely from late this morning. Snow falling above 800 metres. Winds N/NW 25 to 40 km/h becoming NW 30 to 45 km/h in the early afternoon then turning SW 25 to 35 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 8 and 12.
Friday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost in the east. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the evening. Snow falling above 600 metres. Winds W/SW 20 to 30 km/h turning NW 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the middle of the day.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Snow falling above 400 metres. Winds NW 30 to 45 km/h tending W 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon.
Sunday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 500 metres. Winds W/NW 30 to 45 km/h.
Northwest Coast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||3||9||40%||1-5mm||Moderate||WSW 37||85||SW 38||61|
||5||9||90%||1-5mm||Slight||SW 55||77||WSW 50||62|
||2||9||40%||< 1mm||Moderate||WSW 34||80||WSW 36||53|
||1||6||40%||1-5mm||High||WSW 30||93||SW 31||69|
||3||9||90%||1-5mm||Slight||WSW 45||83||SW 43||62|
||0||7||50%||< 1mm||High||WNW 22||85||WSW 28||55|
||2||9||40%||1-5mm||Moderate||WSW 39||87||SW 39||62|
||1||9||40%||1-5mm||High||WSW 37||95||SW 38||63|
The impact of the drought is expected to be the main theme as Queensland's bush councils hold a major conference today.
Southeastern Australia may be feeling the chill but the country's north is beginning to bake, in near-record July heat in some places.
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