Northwest Weather

Current Warnings
 

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 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
19:00 EST
ESE 11 19 40.7 3.1 37.0 10 45 0.0 1005.8
19:00 EST
N 11 17 38.7 3.0 35.0 11 41 0.0 1007.2
19:00 EST
E 11 19 39.9 1.1 35.9 9 45 0.0 -
19:00 EST
E 15 20 40.5 3.0 36.1 10 49 0.0 1006.2
19:00 EST
ESE 17 20 39.4 -0.9 34.0 8 52 0.0 1005.7
19:00 EST
E 7 13 39.9 3.9 37.1 11 39 0.0 -
19:00 EST
E 11 17 38.8 1.7 34.9 10 42 0.0 -
19:00 EST
E 9 13 38.6 5.3 35.7 13 36 0.0 1007.6
19:00 EST
E 6 9 38.6 1.6 35.8 10 37 0.0 1007.4
19:00 EST
SE 9 11 40.9 -1.6 36.9 7 48 0.0 1005.9
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