Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Wednesday 27 May 2020.

Weather Situation

A broad area of high pressure over central Australia extends a weak ridge across southern Queensland and along the tropical east coast, while a broad low pressure system remains slow moving off the New South Wales Coast. The combination of these systems will maintain a cool and relatively dry southwest to southerly flow across most of Queensland. A broad upper trough is moving across southern parts of the the state today and tomorrow generating some high cloud, though no rainfall is expected with this feature. In the coming days, a high will build over southeastern Australia, extending a strengthening ridge along the Queensland east coast.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Clear. Light winds.

Thursday 28 May

Sunny. Light winds becoming south to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then tending east to southeasterly in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 29.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 9:20am to 2:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Charters Towers 10 25
Sunny. Georgetown 13 29

Friday 29 May

Sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 29.

Saturday 30 May

Sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 29.

Sunday 31 May

Mostly sunny. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 30.

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

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