Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Darling Downs and Granite Belt District Forecast
Issued at 5:00 am EST on Tuesday 27 January 2015
for the period until midnight EST Friday 30 January 2015.
A surface trough over the eastern interior of the state will shift a little further west today and then remain slow moving until late in the week. A ridge will persist along the southern Queensland coast during the next few days. An upper trough will enter the southwest of the state today and then intensify over the southern interior on Wednesday before shifting northeast into central districts on Thursday.
Forecast for the rest of Tuesday 27 January
Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely from late this morning. The chance of thunderstorms, with possible heavy falls in the west during this afternoon and evening. Winds east to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 27 to 32.
Fire Danger: Low-Moderate
UV Alert from 8:00 am to 4:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]
Forecast for Wednesday 28 January
Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. The chance of thunderstorms, with possible heavy falls in the west in the afternoon and evening. Winds easterly 25 to 40 km/h tending east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then increasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
Forecast for Thursday 29 January
Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the morning and afternoon. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.
Forecast for Friday 30 January
Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Tuesday.
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