Roper-McArthur Weather

Current Warnings
 

Roper-McArthur Forecast

  • Monday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower S of Arnhem Highway during this afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm, with gusty winds S of Arnhem Highway during this afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then tending NW/NE in the evening.

  • Tuesday Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then turning N/NW in the afternoon.

  • Wednesday Mostly sunny morning. Slight chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers S of Arnhem Highway, slight chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers, most likely later in the day. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning.

Issued Sun 19:50 EST

Roper-McArthur 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 %
Possible thunderstorm
27 41 80% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
25 41 20% < 1mm Nil NNW 8 49 NE 5 21
Late thunder
27 41 80% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Late thunder
27 38 60% 5-10mm Nil WNW 17 48 NNW 9 30
Late thunder
27 41 80% 1-5mm Nil NNW 11 51 N 10 32
Late shower
29 43 50% < 1mm Nil WNW 11 40 N 3 19
Mostly sunny
27 35 30% < 1mm Nil - - - -
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Weather News

Nature's fireworks light up the skies of the Top End

12:14 EDT

Storms sparked to life over parts of the Top End and Tiwi Islands on Saturday afternoon with some lingering late into the evening.   Storms initially flared up over far eastern parts of the Arnhem district but it was not long before western and central parts, along with the Tiwi Islands, saw storms as well.   Image: Radar imagery showing showers and storms over the Top End.

Coffee and cakes baked with love, as Armidale community recovers after tornado

23:56 EDT

Northern Tableland locals have filled the hearts and bellies of work crews and residents affected by a tornado that swept through Armidale.  Thursday evening's tornado was one of several weather fronts that travelled across the state, bringing with them severe winds, rain and hail.  The area went more than 24 hours without electricity or treated water before power was returned to the community at about 10.30pm on Friday.

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