Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Monday.
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