Capricornia Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Friday 15 November 2019.

Weather Situation

A surface trough extends from the southern Gulf to the southeast inland separating a very dry airmass to the west of the trough, and a moist air mass to the east. The trough will be slow moving during the next few days with some showers and thunderstorms possible in the moist air mass to the east. Severe fire dangers about the Darling Downs and Granite Belt district today and over the weekend, very high fire dangers persist across much of the state.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the south, most likely during this afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm from late this morning. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 30 to 35.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 7:40am to 3:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Gladstone 30
Partly cloudy. Rockhampton 34
Possible shower or storm. Biloela 35
Partly cloudy. Yeppoon 28

Saturday 16 November

Hot. Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the southwest in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning. Winds northerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 36.

Sunday 17 November

Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the southwest in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm inland in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 37.

Monday 18 November

Hot and mostly sunny. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 37.

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

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