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Oakey 4-day UV forecast

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UV Forecast
Extreme
  • Thursday
    Dec 8
    Max UV Index:
    14
    icon 33°C
    Possible thunderstorm
    Wind:
    9am - NE 16km/h
    3pm - NNW 19km/h
    Chance of rain:
    90%
    Likely amount:
    10-20mm
  • Friday
    Dec 9
    Max UV Index:
    14
    icon 29°C
    Thunderstorms clearing
    Wind:
    9am - W 24km/h
    3pm - WSW 27km/h
    Chance of rain:
    90%
    Likely amount:
    1-5mm
  • Saturday
    Dec 10
    Max UV Index:
    14
    icon 27°C
    Windy
    Wind:
    9am - ESE 29km/h
    3pm - E 32km/h
    Chance of rain:
    20%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Sunday
    Dec 11
    Max UV Index:
    14
    icon 27°C
    Possible shower
    Wind:
    9am - E 25km/h
    3pm - E 28km/h
    Chance of rain:
    40%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm

Sun Protecting Tips

Protect yourself in five ways from skin cancer

  • Apply SPF30+ broad spectrum water resistant sun-screen liberally to clean, dry skin, atleast 15 minutes before being exposed to the sun, and reapply at least every two hours when outdoors.
  • Put on a broad-brimmed hat that shades your face, neck and ears.
  • Wear sun protective clothing that covers as much of your body as possible.
  • Seek shade
  • Wear wrap-around sunglasses

Avoid going outdoors unprotected between 10am - 3pm when ultraviolet radiation is the strongest.

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Weather News

Turbulent Thursday in Vic, Tas, SA

15:52 EDT

Parts of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia could be lashed by storms and damaging winds on Thursday as a cold front sweeps across Australia's southeast.

How to protect yourself from lightning strikes

15:38 EDT

It is storm season in Australia and, while being struck by lightning is considered a rare occurrence, there are several steps people can take to keep safe.

Storms plaguing NSW, Qld

10:52 EDT

Storm-weary parts of southeast Queensland and northeast New South Wales are preparing for another bout of wild weather today.