Darling Downs and Granite Belt District

IDQ10230

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

Darling Downs and Granite Belt District Forecast

Issued at 5:00 am EST on Thursday 23 February 2017
for the period until midnight EST Sunday 26 February 2017.

Warning Information

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Weather Situation

A weak tropical low lies over land near the Gulf of Carpentaria Coast to the west of the Northern Territory border, and will move westwards across the Top End over the next few days. An upper level trough extends from the northwest of the state into the southern interior and should shift slowly eastwards over the south of the state over the couple of days, whilst remaining slow-moving in the northwest. A new upper trough will moves into southern Queensland on Friday. A high in the Tasman Sea will maintain a ridge over eastern Queensland.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday 23 February

Sunny. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending southeasterly in the middle of the day then tending easterly in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 32 to 37.

Dalby
Sunny.
Max
33
Goondiwindi
Sunny.
Max
35
Stanthorpe
Mostly sunny.
Max
29
Toowoomba
Sunny.
Max
29
Warwick
Sunny.
Max
32

Fire Danger: High

Sun protection 8:20am to 4:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

Forecast for Friday 24 February

Hot and sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then tending east to northeasterly in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 38.

Dalby
Sunny.
Min
17
Max
34
Goondiwindi
Sunny.
Min
20
Max
36
Stanthorpe
Sunny.
Min
14
Max
30
Toowoomba
Sunny.
Min
16
Max
29
Warwick
Sunny.
Min
15
Max
32

Forecast for Saturday 25 February

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the southwest in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west in the afternoon and evening. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day then tending east to northeasterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 33 to 38.

Dalby
Sunny.
Min
18
Max
34
Goondiwindi
Sunny.
Min
21
Max
37
Stanthorpe
Sunny.
Min
14
Max
30
Toowoomba
Sunny.
Min
16
Max
30
Warwick
Sunny.
Min
16
Max
32

Forecast for Sunday 26 February

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds east to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 36.

Dalby
Shower or two. Possible storm.
Min
19
Max
32
Goondiwindi
Shower or two. Possible storm.
Min
21
Max
35
Stanthorpe
Showers. Possible afternoon storm.
Min
15
Max
27
Toowoomba
Shower or two. Possible storm.
Min
17
Max
28
Warwick
Shower or two. Possible storm.
Min
17
Max
30

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Thursday.

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