Monday Very hot and sunny. Winds N/NE 20 to 30 km/h tending NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.
Tuesday Very hot and sunny. Light winds becoming NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending S/SE in the late afternoon.
Wednesday Very hot and mostly sunny. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/SW during the afternoon then tending E/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Thursday Very hot and sunny. Light winds becoming NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending SE/SW during the afternoon.
Southwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||15||32||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 22||49||SE 18||28|
||14||32||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 17||56||E 14||24|
||14||28||5%||< 1mm||Nil||E 21||58||SSE 22||38|
The message 'if it is flooded, forget it' is not getting through to everyone, according to Queensland Fire and Rescue Service (QFRS) superintendent.
The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) says it was given just one day's notice about a major CSIRO restructure that could impact joint projects between the agencies.
As expected, the rainfall totals were of the order of hundreds of millimetres on the Central Coast and Capricornia of Queensland over the course of the weekend, with some places having their largest falls this wet season.