Maranoa and Warrego Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Wednesday 14 November 2018.

Weather Situation

A high pressure system near New Zealand will maintain a ridge over the east Queensland coast today. The ridge will weaken over the next few days as the high centre shifts to the southeast of New Zealand. Thunderstorm activity in the west of the state is associated with a surface trough over southwest Queensland. Showers and thunderstorms should extend further east into the southern and southeastern interior during today and Thursday as the trough system moves east. By Friday, the trough and its associated band of showers and thunderstorms should lie from the northwest to the far southeast of the state, with the trough likely to remain slow moving through Saturday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm early this evening. Light winds.

Thursday 15 November

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the northeast, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 7:40am to 3:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Charleville 22 36
Partly cloudy. Roma 20 35
Mostly sunny. St George 22 35
Mostly sunny. Cunnamulla 21 36

Friday 16 November

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northeast in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the northeast in the afternoon. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending southeasterly early in the morning then tending southerly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

Saturday 17 November

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the northeast in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid 30s.

Sunday 18 November

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the northeast in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h turning east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 20 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

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

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