Thursday Partly cloudy. Isolated showers with possible hail until later tonight. Isolated snow showers about the ranges above 1000 metres until later tonight. Winds W/SW 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 8 and 14.
Friday Partly cloudy. The chance of showers near the coast in the early morning. Winds NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming SW 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost about the ranges. Slight chance of a shower. Snow possible above 1300 metres. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SW during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost about the ranges. Winds NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending SW during the day then becoming light during the afternoon.
||forecast||min||max||chance of rain||rain amount||frost risk||9am||3pm|
||6||25||70%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 10||72||ESE 14||40|
||11||23||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 9||63||E 7||51|
||8||23||50%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 2||51||Calm||38|
||12||21||20%||< 1mm||Nil||N 16||68||NE 19||59|
||5||20||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 16||61||NNW 10||40|
||9||23||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 9||64||E 7||49|
||9||23||20%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 7||63||NE 5||53|
||9||24||70%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 7||63||ENE 2||45|
||4||22||70%||1-5mm||Slight||NNW 10||50||NNW 10||36|
||9||24||70%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 3||65||E 4||45|
17:48 EST Queensland cotton growers are planting only 20 per cent of the crop they planted last year as the drought continues to take its toll.