Central West 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 east of Longreach. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 23 to 28.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 10:00am to 3:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Longreach 26
Sunny. Barcaldine 25
Sunny. Winton 28

Sunday 23 July

Sunny. Areas of morning frost in the southeast. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 29.

Monday 24 July

Sunny. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Tuesday 25 July

Sunny. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 12 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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