Darling Downs and Granite Belt Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:01 am EST on Friday 25 April 2014.

Weather Situation

A trough over central Queensland extends cloudy conditions through the northern half of the state. The trough will weaken and contract north during the weekend. An upper level trough will shift east over southeastern Queensland today. Another trough should shift north from New South Wales into southeastern Queensland late Sunday or on Monday. A high pressure system over southeastern Australia will move east over the Tasman Sea during the next few days. A stronger high will shift east into the Tasman Sea late Sunday, extending a firm ridge along the east Queensland coast.

Forecast for the rest of Friday

Sunny morning. The chance of isolated showers and thunderstorms in the southeast during this afternoon. 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]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Dalby 29
Mostly sunny. Goondiwindi 30
Sunny. Toowoomba 25
Chance of an afternoon storm. Warwick 27
Chance of an afternoon storm. Stanthorpe 24

Saturday 26 April

Sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending north to northeasterly in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Sunday 27 April

Partly cloudy. Isolated showers, mainly near the New South Wales border. The chance of thunderstorms in the southeast in the afternoon and evening. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Monday 28 April

Partly cloudy. Isolated showers in the southeast, extending throughout in the afternoon. The chance of thunderstorms in the east in the afternoon. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 29.

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

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