Darling Downs and Granite Belt Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Tuesday 17 September 2019.

Weather Situation

A high [1025 hPa] over the Coral Sea extends a ridge along Queensland's northeast coast. A surface trough will move move eastwards through southern Queensland today, causing winds, temperatures and fire dangers to rise across the southeast.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers over the Granite Belt during this afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Possible dust haze in the southwest from late this morning. The chance of a gusty thunderstorm with little or no rainfall in the east during this afternoon and evening. Winds north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 40 km/h before shifting southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 27 to 32.

Fire Danger - Severe

Sun protection 8:30am to 2:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Dalby 32
Mostly sunny day. Late dust. Goondiwindi 30
Partly cloudy. Toowoomba 28
Possible storm. Warwick 30
Possible shower or storm. Stanthorpe 26

Wednesday 18 September

Sunny. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Thursday 19 September

Sunny. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Friday 20 September

Sunny. Winds northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 32.

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

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