Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Darling Downs and Granite Belt District Forecast
Issued at 5:00 am EST on Monday 30 November 2015
for the period until midnight EST Thursday 3 December 2015.
A weak ridge will persist over the east Queensland coast until mid next week. A slow moving surface trough extends from the northwest of the state into the Darling Downs, and will shift slowly westwards today. Unstable conditions will persist over areas near and east of the trough, further enhanced by a series of weak upper troughs moving over the south of the state. A new trough will enter western Queensland on Tuesday and shift east over the interior of the state on Wednesday. Cooler conditions will spread through western Queensland from Tuesday.
Forecast for the rest of Monday 30 November
Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the north, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 32 to 39.
Fire Danger: Very High
UV Alert from 7:40 am to 3:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]
Forecast for Tuesday 1 December
Hot. Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of thunderstorms from the late morning. Winds northerly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 39.
Forecast for Wednesday 2 December
Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending north to northwesterly during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 35.
Forecast for Thursday 3 December
Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds east to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 35.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Monday.
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