Darling Downs and Granite Belt District

IDQ10230

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

Updated Darling Downs and Granite Belt District Forecast

Issued at 9:25 pm EST on Thursday 27 November 2014
for the period until midnight EST Monday 1 December 2014.

Warning Information

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Weather Situation

A weak ridge of high pressure extends along the east Queensland coast. The ridge will strengthen on Friday as a new high centre develops over the western Tasman Sea. An upper trough lies over southern Queensland and is moving eastwards. A slow moving surface trough lies through the southwest of the state. A coastal trough will most likely enter far southern Queensland waters during Thursday afternoon and shift north, lying near Fraser Island by Friday and then weakening.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday 27 November

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds easterly 25 to 35 km/h.

Forecast for Friday 28 November

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds easterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 32.

Dalby
Partly cloudy.
Min
17
Max
28
Goondiwindi
Partly cloudy.
Min
18
Max
31
Stanthorpe
Partly cloudy.
Min
13
Max
24
Toowoomba
Partly cloudy.
Min
16
Max
24
Warwick
Partly cloudy.
Min
15
Max
27

Fire Danger: High

UV Alert from 7:40 am to 3:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

Forecast for Saturday 29 November

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds east to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Dalby
Possible shower.
Min
15
Max
30
Goondiwindi
Mostly sunny.
Min
16
Max
32
Stanthorpe
Partly cloudy.
Min
12
Max
25
Toowoomba
Partly cloudy.
Min
15
Max
26
Warwick
Partly cloudy.
Min
13
Max
29

Forecast for Sunday 30 November

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower over the Granite Belt, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southwest in the afternoon and evening. Winds northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Dalby
Sunny.
Min
14
Max
32
Goondiwindi
Sunny.
Min
17
Max
33
Stanthorpe
Possible shower.
Min
10
Max
27
Toowoomba
Sunny.
Min
13
Max
28
Warwick
Partly cloudy.
Min
12
Max
31

Forecast for Monday 1 December

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northerly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Dalby
Partly cloudy.
Min
15
Max
33
Goondiwindi
Possible shower or storm.
Min
20
Max
34
Stanthorpe
Possible shower or storm.
Min
12
Max
29
Toowoomba
Possible shower.
Min
14
Max
30
Warwick
Possible shower or storm.
Min
13
Max
32

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

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