Darling Downs and Granite Belt District

IDQ10230

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

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.

Warning Information

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Weather Situation

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.

Dalby
Showers. Possible storm.
Min
16
Max
31
Goondiwindi
Showers. Possible storm.
Min
17
Max
28
Stanthorpe
Showers. Possible storm.
Min
14
Max
25
Toowoomba
Showers. Possible late storm.
Min
18
Max
27
Warwick
Showers. Possible storm.
Min
16
Max
28

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.

Dalby
Possible early shower.
Min
16
Max
28
Goondiwindi
Possible early shower.
Min
16
Max
26
Stanthorpe
Possible early shower.
Min
13
Max
22
Toowoomba
Early shower or two.
Min
16
Max
25
Warwick
Possible early shower.
Min
15
Max
25

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.

Dalby
Partly cloudy.
Min
11
Max
27
Goondiwindi
Mostly sunny.
Min
11
Max
26
Stanthorpe
Mostly sunny.
Min
8
Max
22
Toowoomba
Partly cloudy.
Min
13
Max
23
Warwick
Partly cloudy.
Min
11
Max
25

Forecast for Thursday 5 May

Mostly sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 10 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Dalby
Partly cloudy.
Min
10
Max
28
Goondiwindi
Sunny.
Min
11
Max
27
Stanthorpe
Mostly sunny.
Min
8
Max
22
Toowoomba
Partly cloudy.
Min
11
Max
24
Warwick
Partly cloudy.
Min
10
Max
25

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Monday.

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