Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Darling Downs and Granite Belt District Forecast
Issued at 5:00 am EST on Monday 30 March 2015
for the period until midnight EST Thursday 2 April 2015.
A surface trough will remain slow moving through the interior of the state during the next couple of days before weakening mid week. A slow moving high over the western Tasman Sea will maintain a firm ridge along the east Queensland coast during the forecast period. An upper level trough over northwestern New South Wales is expected to amplify as it moves east northeast over southern and central Queensland during today and Tuesday.
Forecast for the rest of Monday 30 March
Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the south, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms, possibly severe in the southwest. Winds northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon then becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 25 to 30.
Fire Danger: High
UV Alert from 8:40 am to 3:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]
Forecast for Tuesday 31 March
Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of thunderstorms. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.
Forecast for Wednesday 1 April
Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 30.
Forecast for Thursday 2 April
Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 31.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Monday.
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