Northwest Weather

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Northwest Forecast

  • Thursday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm late this afternoon and evening. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h turning E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then tending SE/SW 25 to 35 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 40s.

  • Friday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower east of Mt Isa in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Areas of raised dust near the Northern Territory border. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h tending SE/SW 25 to 35 km/h before dawn then decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low 40s.

  • Saturday Hot. Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm north of Mt Isa in the afternoon. Winds S/SE 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low 40s.

  • Sunday Hot and sunny. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low 40s.

  • Monday Hot and sunny. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 40s.

Issued Wed 19:00 EST

Northwest 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 %
Mostly sunny
25 42 40% < 1mm Nil N 20 38 ENE 17 16
Mostly sunny
25 43 30% < 1mm Nil NNE 21 25 E 20 16
Mostly sunny
26 43 20% < 1mm Nil N 20 35 E 18 15
Mostly sunny
25 43 20% 1-5mm Nil NNE 20 35 E 18 15
Late shower
25 43 50% < 1mm Nil NNE 18 20 E 19 14
Mostly sunny
28 40 40% < 1mm Nil - - - -
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