Northwest Weather

Current Warnings
 

Northwest Forecast

  • Tuesday Hot and sunny. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h tending W/NW in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 40s.

  • Wednesday Hot and mostly sunny. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall south of Mt Isa from the late morning. Areas of raised dust south of Mt Isa in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NW 25 to 35 km/h tending W/NW in the morning then tending N/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low 40s.

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. Winds S/SE 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 35 to 40.

  • Friday Sunny. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming SE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then turning S during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 24 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Issued Mon 19:00 EST

Northwest Observations

Latest Observations
Station
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like RH Fire Rain Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm hPa
06:20 EST
N 9 11 24.9 15.8 25.0 57 5 0.0 1012.5
06:20 EST
- 0 0 20.7 2.0 19.0 29 9 0.0 1012.2
06:20 EST
N 4 4 24.7 12.6 24.8 47 6 0.0 -
06:20 EST
- 0 0 20.1 6.4 19.3 41 6 0.0 1011.7
06:20 EST
N 15 17 21.1 4.6 17.0 34 11 0.0 1011.4
06:20 EST
SSW 7 9 23.4 16.4 24.0 64 4 0.0 -
06:20 EST
N 11 15 24.4 12.6 23.0 47 7 0.0 -
06:20 EST
- 0 0 18.4 9.7 18.4 57 3 0.0 1013.3
06:20 EST
N 7 9 22.9 7.0 20.8 36 9 0.0 1012.5
06:20 EST
N 7 9 22.3 7.6 20.2 38 9 0.0 -
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