Maranoa and Warrego Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Thursday 18 August 2022.

Weather Situation

A broad high over eastern Australia extends a ridge over Queensland. The high will move over the Tasman Sea today and drift further east on Friday, weakening the ridge. A trough will cross southern and central Queensland on Friday, moving offshore by Saturday morning. A new high near Western Australia later in the week will extend a strengthening ridge across the state in the wake of the trough. The high will cross southern Australia over the weekend, reaching the Tasman Sea early next week. Another trough system is expected to move quickly across the south of the state during Tuesday and Wednesday.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Clear. Winds northerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Friday 19 August

Sunny. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h shifting south to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:20am to 2:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 6 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Charleville 7 23
Sunny. Roma 5 25
Sunny. St George 7 23
Mostly sunny. Cunnamulla 10 21

Saturday 20 August

Sunny. Patchy fog in the northeast in the early morning. Light winds becoming southerly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 22.

Sunday 21 August

Sunny. The chance of morning frost in the northeast. Light winds becoming southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching the low 20s.

Monday 22 August

Sunny. The chance of morning frost in the northeast. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Friday.

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