Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Darling Downs and Granite Belt District Forecast
Issued at 4:15 pm EST on Sunday 1 May 2016
for the period until midnight EST Thursday 5 May 2016.
A large high east of New Zealand extends a ridge over eastern Queensland. The ridge will gradually relax over the coming days as the high shifts slowly eastwards. A weak trough over the southeast is currently moving offshore. A cold front over southwestern Queensland will shift slowly eastwards over the southern half of the state during the next few days.
Forecast for the rest of Sunday 1 May
Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the southwest, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the far southeast. Light winds.
Forecast for Monday 2 May
Becoming cloudy. Areas of fog in the far east in the early morning. High (80%) chance of showers, tending to rain at times in the south, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning. Light winds becoming northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.
Fire Danger: High
UV Alert from 9:10 am to 2:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]
Forecast for Tuesday 3 May
Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the early morning. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.
Forecast for Wednesday 4 May
Partly cloudy. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.
Forecast for Thursday 5 May
Mostly sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 10 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Monday.
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