Saturday Cloud clearing. Slight (20%) chance of a morning coastal shower in the south. Winds SE 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 24 to 34.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon.
Monday Very hot and sunny. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Tuesday Very hot and sunny. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Southwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||20||35||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 14||45||SW 18||28|
||18||38||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 8||44||SSE 8||18|
||17||30||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 22||65||SSE 29||43|
A deep low pressure trough has brought heavy rain and storms to central parts of the Queensland coast.
New research has confirmed that Australian grain growers are planting winter crops a month earlier than they were 30 years ago.
The first week of February has delivered some much needed rain to parts of drought-affected western Queensland, with some properties recording their best falls in six years.