Darling Downs and Granite Belt Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Wednesday 28 September 2016.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge of high pressure extends across the south of Queensland, and along the northern tropical coast. A weak upper trough and associated patchy cloud band lies over central western Queensland. A more significant upper trough and strong cold front will begin to impact southwestern Queensland late today, before sweeping eastwards across the state on Thursday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Sunny. Winds southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon then becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 8:20am to 3:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Dalby 27
Sunny. Goondiwindi 25
Sunny. Toowoomba 23
Sunny. Warwick 24
Sunny. Stanthorpe 22

Thursday 29 September

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of patchy rain tending to showers. The chance of a gusty thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 35 km/h before shifting westerly 20 to 30 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 22.

Friday 30 September

Mostly sunny. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming westerly 25 to 40 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 21.

Saturday 1 October

Sunny. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

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

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