Central Highlands and Coalfields Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Thursday 28 May 2020.

Weather Situation

A broad area of high pressure over central Australia extends a weak ridge across southern Queensland and along the tropical east coast maintaining a relatively cool and dry southerly flow across most of Queensland. A broad upper trough is moving across southern parts of the the state today generating some high cloud, though no rainfall is expected with this feature. In the coming days, a high will build over southeastern Australia then move east over the Tasman Sea, extending a strengthening ridge along the Queensland east coast.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Mostly clear. Light winds.

Friday 29 May

Sunny. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Fire Danger - High

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

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Emerald 9 25
Sunny. Clermont 9 25
Sunny. Moranbah 11 26

Saturday 30 May

Sunny. Patches of light morning frost about the Carnarvon Ranges. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Sunday 31 May

Mostly sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Monday 1 June

Mostly sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Friday.

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