Maranoa and Warrego Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Wednesday 20 November 2019.

Weather Situation

A high in the northern Tasman Sea extends a weak ridge onto the tropical east coast of Queensland. A broad surface trough lies over the southwest districts separating a very dry airmass to the west of the trough, and a relatively moist air mass to the east. The trough will weaken today ahead of a new trough moving into the far southwest on Thursday then remain near stationary over the southwest until the middle of next week. Some showers and thunderstorms possible in the moist air mass to the east of the trough. Very high fire dangers will persist across much of the state through the forecast period.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Hot. Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall in the north during this afternoon and evening. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.

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
Hot and sunny. Charleville 41
Hot and sunny. Roma 41
Hot and sunny. St George 41
Hot and sunny. Cunnamulla 42

Thursday 21 November

Hot. Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower from the late morning. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall in the afternoon and evening. Winds north to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h tending north to northwesterly in the morning then tending north to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to 21 to 26 with daytime temperatures reaching 38 to 43.

Friday 22 November

Hot. Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Areas of raised dust in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall in the afternoon and evening. Winds northerly 25 to 35 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming north to northeasterly and light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to 20 to 25 with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Saturday 23 November

Hot. Mostly sunny morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall in the afternoon and evening. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 25 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 30s.

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

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