Mackay Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Tuesday 28 March 2017.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Summary
Very windy. Rain.
Chance of any rain: 100%

Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm. Very destructive wind gusts exceeding 170 km/h possible depending on movement and development of Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie.

Sun protection recommended from 8:30 am to 3:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

Wednesday 29 March

Summary
Min 25
Max 30
Possibly windy. Showers.
Possible rainfall: 90 to 120 mm
Chance of any rain: 100%

Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northeasterly 45 to 60 km/h decreasing to 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then tending northerly 25 to 35 km/h in the early afternoon. Damaging wind gusts to 120 km/h possible depending on movement and development of Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 3:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possibly windy. Showers. Mackay 25 30
Possibly windy. Rain. Bowen 25 31
Rain. Possible heavy falls. Carmila 25 30
Rain. Very windy. Hamilton Island 26 31
Possibly windy. Rain. Proserpine 24 30

Thursday 30 March

Summary
Min 25
Max 32
Showers.
Possible rainfall: 30 to 50 mm
Chance of any rain: 95%

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northerly 30 to 35 km/h tending northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon.

Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 3:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

Friday 31 March

Summary
Min 24
Max 33
Partly cloudy.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 20%

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds.

Sun protection recommended from 8:30 am to 3:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

Saturday 1 April

Summary
Min 20
Max 30
Partly cloudy.
Possible rainfall: 0 mm
Chance of any rain: 20%

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds.

Sunday 2 April

Summary
Min 22
Max 31
Possible shower.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm
Chance of any rain: 30%

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Light winds.

Monday 3 April

Summary
Min 23
Max 30
Shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 3 mm
Chance of any rain: 50%

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. Light winds.

Tuesday 4 April

Summary
Min 22
Max 30
Shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 0 to 3 mm
Chance of any rain: 50%

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely during the morning. Light winds.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:55 am EST Wednesday.

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