Channel Country Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:22 am EST on Tuesday 23 October 2018.

Weather Situation

A slow moving high pressure system over New Zealand extends a weak ridge along the tropical east coast. A moist air mass will remain in place to the east of a surface trough over the centre of the state to the southeast inland, leading to isolated shower and thunderstorm activity east of this feature over the next few days. Warm conditions will spread through the state during the forecast period.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 8:30am to 4:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Birdsville 39
Sunny. Thargomindah 37

Wednesday 24 October

Sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Thursday 25 October

Sunny. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Friday 26 October

Mostly sunny. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending north to northwesterly during the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

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

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