No warnings for Queensland
Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Thursday 24 April 2014.
A surface trough lies near the central coast and should shift north into tropical waters during today and Friday. An upper level trough and an associated cloud band extends through northern and central Queensland and should weaken and contract east during the next couple of days. Another upper level trough will move east over southern Queensland during Friday. A high pressure system will move east into southeastern Australia today and into the Tasman Sea on Friday.
Forecast for the rest of Thursday
Mostly sunny. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.
Fire Danger - High
UV Alert from 9:10 am to 2:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]
Friday 25 April
Partly cloudy. The chance of showers and thunderstorms in the south from the late morning until evening. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.
Saturday 26 April
Partly cloudy. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.
Sunday 27 April
Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and the chance of thunderstorms in the east in the afternoon. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Thursday.