Capricornia Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast updated at 9:16 am EST on Monday 26 January 2015.

Weather Situation

A broad surface trough over the interior of Queensland will remain slow moving. A ridge will build along the southern coast from Monday. A large scale upper trough will develop over southern inland Queensland on Tuesday, with the inland surface trough deepening in response.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of thunderstorms from the late morning. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

UV Alert from 8:10 am to 4:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Possible storm. Gladstone 34
Showers. Possible storm. Rockhampton 35
Showers. Possible storm. Biloela 35
Shower or two. Possible storm. Yeppoon 33

Tuesday 27 January

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low 30s.

Wednesday 28 January

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Thursday 29 January

Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Monday.

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