Central Highlands and Coalfields Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Saturday 22 July 2017.

Weather Situation

A slow-moving high pressure system over southeastern Australia maintains a firm ridge and a dry, cool air mass over most of Queensland. The high will drift slowly north over New South Wales during the weekend with winds tending slightly more onshore about the central and northern east Queensland coast. Fine and sunny conditions will persist over most of the state through the outlook period. Morning frosts will be extensive through inland parts of southern, central and western districts over the next few mornings. Temperatures will then warm early next week over much of the state, particularly the interior.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Sunny. Patches of light morning frost. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 9:40am to 3:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Emerald 24
Light morning frost. Sunny. Clermont 24
Light morning frost. Sunny. Moranbah 24

Sunday 23 July

Sunny. Areas of morning frost in the south. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Monday 24 July

Sunny. Areas of morning frost in the south. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Tuesday 25 July

Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

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

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