No warnings for Queensland
Forecast issued at 5:01 am EST on Thursday 24 July 2014.
A high over the southwestern Tasman Sea extends a ridge along the Queensland east coast. The high will move slowly eastwards and is expected to be situated over the central Tasman Sea by Friday. A trough will enter far southwestern Queensland today and move eastwards affecting southern and central areas of the state on Friday and Saturday. The trough should move through the southeast early on Sunday, while another high develops over central New South Wales in its wake.
Forecast for the rest of Thursday
Partly cloudy. Isolated showers developing about the coast and ranges, mainly during the evening. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 21 to 26.
Fire Danger - Low-Moderate
UV Alert from 9:30 am to 3:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]
Friday 25 July
Cloudy. Scattered showers. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 26.
Saturday 26 July
Cloudy. The chance of showers. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 27.
Sunday 27 July
Partly cloudy. The chance of showers in the south, extending throughout. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Thursday.