Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Darling Downs and Granite Belt District Forecast
Issued at 5:01 am EST on Monday 6 July 2015
for the period until midnight EST Thursday 9 July 2015.
A weak ridge extends over the east Queensland coast into the interior of Queensland, with dry and sunny conditions persisting over much of the state during the next couple of days. The ridge will be reinforced mid week as a new high shifts east over southern Australia into the Tasman Sea. Winds will then tend more moist onshore about the east Queensland coast, with moisture also gradually extending into the central and southern interior late in the week.
Forecast for the rest of Monday 6 July
Sunny. The chance of fog early this morning, mainly in the south. Areas of morning frost, mostly near the New South Wales border. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 25 km/h before shifting south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 19 and 23.
Fire Danger: High
UV Alert from 10:10 am to 1:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]
Forecast for Tuesday 7 July
Sunny. Areas of morning frost. Light winds becoming southerly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 20.
Forecast for Wednesday 8 July
Sunny. Areas of morning frost. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h turning east to northeasterly during the morning then tending east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 3 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 21.
Forecast for Thursday 9 July
Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 20.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Monday.
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