Central Highlands and Coalfields Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Sunday 16 June 2019.

Weather Situation

A slow-moving high pressure system over the northwestern Tasman Sea will maintain a ridge over much of Queensland, with showers persisting about the tropical east coast in the onshore flow. A more significant trough system is likely to move through southern Queensland today before shifting off the southeast coast early on Monday. A new high pressure system moving slowly east over The Great Australian Bight will then extend a ridge across the state early next week.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Partly cloudy. The chance of fog early this morning. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the southeast, most likely during this afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south during this afternoon and evening. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to high 20s.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:30am to 2:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Emerald 26
Partly cloudy. Clermont 25
Partly cloudy. Moranbah 26

Monday 17 June

The chance of fog in the early morning. Sunny day. Light winds becoming southerly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 25.

Tuesday 18 June

Sunny. The chance of morning frost in the south. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 24.

Wednesday 19 June

Sunny. The chance of morning frost in the southwest. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 23.

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

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