Central Highlands and Coalfields Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:22 am EST on Tuesday 23 October 2018.

Weather Situation

A slow moving high pressure system over New Zealand extends a weak ridge along the tropical east coast. A moist air mass will remain in place to the east of a surface trough over the centre of the state to the southeast inland, leading to isolated shower and thunderstorm activity east of this feature over the next few days. Warm conditions will spread through the state during the forecast period.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower during this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 31 to 36.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 8:00am to 3:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Emerald 34
Partly cloudy. Clermont 35
Partly cloudy. Moranbah 35

Wednesday 24 October

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about the Carnarvon Ranges, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h turning east to southeasterly during the morning and early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Thursday 25 October

Sunny. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then tending east to northeasterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 30s.

Friday 26 October

Sunny. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

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

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