Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Updated Darling Downs and Granite Belt District Forecast
Issued at 6:01 pm EST on Saturday 1 August 2015
for the period until midnight EST Wednesday 5 August 2015.
A weak high north of New Zealand extends a weakening ridge towards southeast Queensland. A trough will enter the far southwest of the state during Sunday and move quickly across the state, clearing off the southern coast late on Monday. Warm for this time of year ahead of the trough, and cooler southerly winds developing behind it.
Forecast for the rest of Saturday 1 August
Clear. Light winds.
Forecast for Sunday 2 August
Sunny. Patches of light frost over the Granite Belt in the early morning. Light winds becoming northerly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
Fire Danger: High
UV Alert from 9:40 am to 2:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]
Forecast for Monday 3 August
Mostly sunny. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h shifting southwesterly in the late morning and early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 24.
Forecast for Tuesday 4 August
Mostly sunny. Areas of morning frost in the southeast. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 3 with daytime temperatures reaching around 17.
Forecast for Wednesday 5 August
Sunny. Areas of morning frost. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 1 with daytime temperatures reaching around 16.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Sunday.
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