Gulf Country District

IDQ10120

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

Gulf Country District Forecast

Issued at 5:00 am EST on Monday 20 April 2015
for the period until midnight EST Thursday 23 April 2015.

Warning Information

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Weather Situation

An upper trough and its associated cloud and patchy rain band will move eastwards across the south of the state, before clearing off the southeast coast late on Monday or early Tuesday. A high pressure system in the Great Australian Bight will push a cold, dry air across western Queensland today and across most of the state from Tuesday onwards.

Forecast for the rest of Monday 20 April

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the north this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north during this afternoon and evening. Winds southeasterly 25 to 40 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.

Burketown
Mostly sunny.
Max
35
Doomadgee
Mostly sunny.
Max
35
Kowanyama
Late shower or two.
Max
35
Normanton
Mostly sunny.
Max
35

Fire Danger: High

UV Alert from 9:20 am to 3:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

Forecast for Tuesday 21 April

Mostly sunny day. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the evening. Winds southeasterly 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 24 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Burketown
Mostly sunny.
Min
20
Max
32
Doomadgee
Mostly sunny.
Min
20
Max
32
Kowanyama
Possible early shower.
Min
24
Max
33
Normanton
Sunny.
Min
23
Max
32

Forecast for Wednesday 22 April

Sunny. Winds southeasterly 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h during the day then turning southerly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Burketown
Sunny.
Min
18
Max
33
Doomadgee
Sunny.
Min
18
Max
33
Kowanyama
Sunny.
Min
23
Max
33
Normanton
Sunny.
Min
21
Max
33

Forecast for Thursday 23 April

Sunny day. The chance of a thunderstorm near the east coast in the evening. Winds southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the afternoon then becoming southerly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Burketown
Sunny.
Min
18
Max
33
Doomadgee
Sunny.
Min
18
Max
34
Kowanyama
Sunny.
Min
22
Max
33
Normanton
Sunny.
Min
20
Max
33

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

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