Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Darling Downs and Granite Belt District Forecast
Issued at 5:00 am EST on Friday 27 May 2016
for the period until midnight EST Monday 30 May 2016.
A broad upper trough that extends a cloud band across the south of the state will weaken as it moves slowly north throughout today. A significant surface trough over the southern interior will move northeastwards across the state today and tomorrow. A high will move over central Australia later today, extending a ridge across Queensland in the wake of the trough. As a result, dry and cool west to southwesterly winds are expected to extend across most of the state by Saturday.
Forecast for the rest of Friday 27 May
Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers this morning. Areas of drizzle about the eastern ranges this morning. Winds southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 19 and 23.
Fire Danger: Low-Moderate
UV Alert from 9:40 am to 1:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]
Forecast for Saturday 28 May
Mostly sunny. Patches of frost in the southeast in the early morning. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning westerly 25 to 40 km/h early in the morning then tending southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 22.
Forecast for Sunday 29 May
Sunny. Areas of morning frost. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 2 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 20.
Forecast for Monday 30 May
Sunny. Areas of morning frost. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 2 and 1 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching around 20.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Friday.
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