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Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Tuesday 22 September 2020.

Weather Situation

A high east of New Zealand extends a weakening ridge over eastern Queensland. A trough over the southeastern inland will move eastwards across southeastern and central Queensland over the next few days. A new ridge of high pressure will extend across the state in the wake of the trough, While a weakening cold front, will move across the southern and southeastern parts of the state during Friday and Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Clear. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h.

Wednesday 23 September

Sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then tending south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 31.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 8:50am to 4:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Birdsville 13 27
Sunny. Thargomindah 12 24

Thursday 24 September

Sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 29.

Friday 25 September

Sunny. Light winds becoming northwest to southwesterly 35 to 55 km/h during the morning then tending south to southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 33.

Saturday 26 September

Sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 27.

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

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