Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Darling Downs and Granite Belt District Forecast
Issued at 4:15 pm EST on Saturday 1 October 2016
for the period until midnight EST Wednesday 5 October 2016.
A weak high pressure system over southern Queensland will drift east and move off the east coast into the Coral Sea over the remainder of the weekend. A trough system will approach southwestern Queensland on Sunday and should then move rapidly east over the state during Monday. A more dominant high pressure system will extend across Queensland on Tuesday and Wednesday in the wake of the trough, resulting in fine conditions for much of the state.
Forecast for the rest of Saturday 1 October
Clear. Winds westerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Forecast for Sunday 2 October
Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the southwest in the evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.
Fire Danger: High
Sun protection 8:20am to 3:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]
Forecast for Monday 3 October
Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers or rain. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
Forecast for Tuesday 4 October
Sunny. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
Forecast for Wednesday 5 October
Sunny. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Sunday.
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