Channel Country Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Friday 22 June 2018.

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure extends across southern Australia and into the southern Tasman Sea. Another ridge extends along the east coast of Queensland. These features will maintain fine and mostly sunny conditions through most of Queensland over the next few days, although winds over eastern districts will tend more to the southeast, with shower activity along or near much of the east coast. An upper level trough will develop over central Australia and move slowly eastwards towards western Queensland over the weekend and early next week, although dry air in the low levels across western Queensland will limit its impact in the short term to just a few showers over the west and some high cloud over northwest, central and eventually southeast parts of the state.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

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

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 10:20am to 2:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Birdsville 23
Sunny. Thargomindah 23

Saturday 23 June

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the north in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then tending south to southeasterly in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Sunday 24 June

Partly cloudy. Winds southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 25.

Monday 25 June

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm over the southwest, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending south to southeasterly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 25.

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

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