Channel Country 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. Areas of morning frost. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 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 9:40am to 3:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Birdsville 23
Morning frost. Sunny. Thargomindah 21

Wednesday 22 August

Sunny. Areas of morning frost. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Thursday 23 August

Sunny. Winds north to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h shifting west to southwesterly during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Friday 24 August

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm, most likely near the New South Wales border in the afternoon and evening. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

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

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