Darling Downs and Granite Belt Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Monday 22 October 2018.

Weather Situation

A slow moving high pressure system over New Zealand extends a weak ridge along the tropical east coast. A moist air mass will remain in place to the east of a surface trough over the centre of the state to the southeast inland, leading to isolated shower and thunderstorm activity east of this feature over the next few days. Warm conditions will spread through the state during the forecast period.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of showers over the Granite Belt and the chance of thunderstorms in the far east. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Tuesday 23 October

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of showers in the north in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms in the late morning and afternoon. 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 15 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 33.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 7:50am to 3:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Dalby 15 30
Mostly sunny. Goondiwindi 18 32
Mostly sunny. Toowoomba 15 27
Partly cloudy. Warwick 14 28
Partly cloudy. Stanthorpe 13 27

Wednesday 24 October

Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers over the Granite Belt in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southeast in the afternoon and evening. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.

Thursday 25 October

Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the southeast in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the afternoon and evening. Winds northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h turning north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending north to northeasterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 35.

Friday 26 October

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower over the Granite Belt, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 37.

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

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