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View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Tuesday 20 April 2021.

Weather Situation

A high over eastern Australia extends a weak ridge over southern Queensland. A trough lingers near the North Tropical Coast, and may move over land briefly tomorrow before moving back over water on Thursday. A second trough will move into the southwest today, crossing the south of the state tomorrow and pushing off the southeast coast late on Wednesday. A ridge will slowly build across the south of the state in the wake of the trough through the latter part of the week.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Clear. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning southerly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.

Wednesday 21 April

Sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending east to southeasterly in the morning then turning south to southwesterly in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 32.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:30am to 3:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Birdsville 11 29
Sunny. Thargomindah 11 27

Thursday 22 April

Sunny. Winds southerly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 30.

Friday 23 April

Sunny. Winds southerly 15 to 20 km/h turning southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Saturday 24 April

Sunny. Winds southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Wednesday.

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