Darling Downs and Granite Belt Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:16 pm EST on Thursday 2 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A surface trough moving into central Queensland waters will weaken overnight. A high pressure system over Victoria will shift eastwards into the Tasman Sea during Friday, extending a ridge along the Queensland east coast. An upper level trough will move eastwards into southwestern Queensland on Friday, and will move eastwards over southern Queensland during the weekend.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Clear. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.

Friday 3 October

Areas of fog in the far east in the early morning. Mostly sunny day. Light winds becoming northerly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Fire Danger - High

UV Alert from 8:20 am to 3:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Dalby 10 30
Mostly sunny. Goondiwindi 11 30
Partly cloudy. Toowoomba 10 26
Mostly sunny. Warwick 7 28
Early fog then mostly sunny. Stanthorpe 6 25

Saturday 4 October

Partly cloudy. Isolated showers from the late morning, contracting to the New South Wales border in the late afternoon. The chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending north to northwesterly in the morning then tending north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Sunday 5 October

Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds northerly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Monday 6 October

Sunny. Winds northerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

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

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