Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Darling Downs and Granite Belt District Forecast
Issued at 5:00 am EST on Monday 24 October 2016
for the period until midnight EST Thursday 27 October 2016.
An upper trough extends over the tropics, contracting offshore completely during Tuesday, while an associated surface trough is moving north along the tropical east coast. A high over western New South Wales will shift eastwards into the southern Coral Sea during Tuesday, extending a ridge throughout most of Queensland.
Forecast for the rest of Monday 24 October
Sunny. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.
Fire Danger: High
Sun protection 8:00am to 3:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]
Forecast for Tuesday 25 October
Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.
Forecast for Wednesday 26 October
Sunny. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.
Forecast for Thursday 27 October
Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. Winds northerly 15 to 25 km/h tending northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then turning north to northeasterly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Monday.
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