Darling Downs and Granite Belt Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:16 pm EST on Tuesday 29 July 2014.

Weather Situation

A ridge and dry airmass will dominate weather over much of the state during the next few days, with daytime temperatures remaining above average through southern, central and western districts. A trough will shift east over southern Queensland on Friday, with warm northerly winds to its east tending cool southwesterly in its wake. Little or no rainfall is expected with the trough passage. A strong high pressure system will enter the Great Australian Bight on Friday, extending a firm ridge into western Queensland in the wake of the trough.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Sunny. Areas of morning frost. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.

Wednesday 30 July

Sunny. Areas of morning frost. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 2 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Fire Danger - High

UV Alert from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Morning frost. Sunny. Dalby 0 23
Light morning frost. Sunny. Goondiwindi 1 22
Sunny. Toowoomba 4 20
Morning frost. Sunny. Warwick -2 22
Morning frost. Sunny. Stanthorpe -2 19

Thursday 31 July

Sunny. Areas of morning frost. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 3 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Friday 1 August

Mostly sunny. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 30 km/h before shifting southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Saturday 2 August

Sunny. Areas of morning frost. Winds southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending southerly during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 2 with daytime temperatures reaching around 18.

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

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