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Central Forecast

  • Tuesday Cloudy. Areas of morning fog. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the east this morning, slight (20%) chance of showers elsewhere. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures between 10 and 13.

  • Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds N 15 to 25 km/h.

  • Thursday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers about the ranges, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds N 15 to 20 km/h.

  • Friday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Snow possible above 1200 metres. Winds N 15 to 25 km/h turning NW 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then tending N/NW 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.

Issued Tue 05:40 EST

Central Weather Forecasts

Station
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Mostly sunny
7 14 10% < 1mm Nil N 11 84 NNE 12 62
Mostly sunny
4 15 10% < 1mm Slight N 9 100 NNE 18 58
Possible shower
3 10 30% < 1mm Moderate N 14 96 N 20 74
Mostly sunny
6 14 5% < 1mm Nil N 2 91 N 5 59
Mostly sunny
5 15 10% < 1mm Slight N 5 97 NNE 10 57
Mostly sunny
7 14 5% < 1mm Nil N 6 93 N 6 66
Mostly sunny
7 14 5% < 1mm Nil NNE 7 94 N 5 65
Mostly sunny
4 13 10% < 1mm Slight N 8 95 N 10 60
Mostly sunny
6 14 5% < 1mm Nil NNE 6 94 NNW 2 66
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Weather News

Agriculture Minister Joyce defends White Paper's drought loans, R&D spend and lack of inland rail plan

14:02 EST

Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce says he is sympathetic to the concerns of drought-affected about concessional loans, but has made no commitment to change the controversial schemes any time soon.

Farmers want more Federal Government enticements to insure crops against natural disasters

12:17 EST

Federal Government efforts to entice grain growers into insuring against disasters have failed to impress farmers.

Townsville Hospital emergency department sets record for patient numbers amid Cyclone Yasi

12:10 EST

Health experts say new research has found the Townsville Hospital in north Queensland set an Australian record in the number of patients treated in the aftermath of Cyclone Yasi.