Thursday Partly cloudy. The chance of showers near the coast until late in the morning, then again at night. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 17 and 21. Low-Moderate.
Friday Cloudy. Showers developing late in the morning, becoming less likely in the late afternoon, clearing during the evening. Light winds becoming N 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then turning W 25 to 40 km/h in the middle of the day.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Winds W/NW and light tending W/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon.
Sunday Partly cloudy. The chance of showers until evening. Light winds becoming W/NW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
||forecast||min||max||chance of rain||rain amount||frost risk||9am||3pm|
||7||20||90%||1-5mm||Nil||N 7||72||N 17||46|
||5||20||80%||1-5mm||Slight||W 14||73||N 23||43|
||8||18||90%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 14||73||WNW 18||57|
||4||16||90%||1-5mm||Slight||WNW 10||80||WNW 15||56|
17:54 EST It's the possible double whammy of flood damage and the mysterious disease, yellow canopy syndrome, that are really worrying cane growers in North Queensland.