No warnings for Queensland
Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Tuesday 1 December 2015.
A surface trough will enter western Queensland today and shift east over the interior of the state to extend from the northwest into the western Darling Downs on Wednesday. Unstable conditions will persist over areas near and east of the trough, enhanced by a series of upper troughs moving across the south of the state. A coastal trough will enter far southern Queensland waters late Wednesday and shift north to the central coast during Thursday and Friday. A high will enter the Tasman Sea on Friday, extending a firm ridge about the east Queensland coast in the wake of the trough.
Forecast for the rest of Tuesday
Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the southwest late this afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm inland during this afternoon and evening. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.
Fire Danger - High
UV Alert from 7:50 am to 3:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]
Wednesday 2 December
Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the south, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.
Thursday 3 December
Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 30s.
Friday 4 December
Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the morning and afternoon. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Tuesday.