Darling Downs and Granite Belt Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Friday 15 November 2019.

Weather Situation

A surface trough extends from the southern Gulf to the southeast inland separating a very dry airmass to the west of the trough, and a moist air mass to the east. The trough will be slow moving during the next few days with some showers and thunderstorms possible in the moist air mass to the east. Severe fire dangers about the Darling Downs and Granite Belt district today and Saturday, with Severe to Extreme fire dangers in the southeast of the state on Sunday. Very high fire dangers persist across much of the state elsewhere.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Mostly clear. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far north later tonight. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Saturday 16 November

Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or storm in the far north in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Fire Danger - Severe

Sun protection 7:30am to 3:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Hot. Partly cloudy. Dalby 14 36
Hot and sunny. Goondiwindi 13 37
Partly cloudy. Toowoomba 17 33
Hot and sunny. Warwick 11 36
Sunny. Stanthorpe 9 33

Sunday 17 November

Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the far east in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then shifting south to southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Monday 18 November

Sunny. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly during the day then tending northeast to southeasterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Tuesday 19 November

Hot and sunny. Winds northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northerly during the morning then becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

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

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