Central West Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Tuesday 21 August 2018.

Weather Situation

A weakening high pressure system over eastern South Australia will move slowly eastwards across southern Queensland in the next few days, maintaining dry and stable conditions across the state. A slow moving upper low will develop through central Australia and move over southern Queensland late in the week and the weekend. There is still some uncertainty associated with this feature but it should result in some shower and thunderstorm activity, particularly over the southeastern corner of the state.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Sunny. Morning frost. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 9:30am to 3:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Morning frost. Sunny. Longreach 24
Sunny. Barcaldine 23
Sunny. Winton 26

Wednesday 22 August

Sunny. Areas of morning frost. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Thursday 23 August

Sunny. Areas of morning frost in the southeast. Light winds becoming northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Friday 24 August

Sunny. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending south to southwesterly during the morning then tending west to southwesterly during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

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

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