Darling Downs and Granite Belt Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Monday 5 December 2022.

Weather Situation

A trough extends over the northern Coral Sea southward to a weak low pressure system well offshore of the southeast Queensland coast. A high in the Tasman Sea extends a ridge across eastern Queensland while a weak trough lies over the far southwest of the state. An upper trough will move off the east coast during today. A weak trough may move further east across southern Queensland during Tuesday and Wednesday, before pushing northward on Thursday.

Forecast for the rest of Monday

Clear. Light winds.

Tuesday 6 December

Mostly sunny. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h shifting southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 30s.

Fire Danger - Moderate

Sun protection 7:30am to 3:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Dalby 15 35
Mostly sunny. Goondiwindi 17 37
Mostly sunny. Toowoomba 14 31
Partly cloudy. Warwick 12 33
Partly cloudy. Stanthorpe 13 31

Wednesday 7 December

Sunny morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the late afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening, with little or no rainfall in the west. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 35 to 40.

Thursday 8 December

Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers over the Granite Belt, most likely in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm, with little or no rainfall in the west. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h turning southerly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Friday 9 December

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower over the Granite Belt. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall in the north in the afternoon and evening. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly during the day then tending northeast to southeasterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 30s.

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

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