Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Thursday 23 January 2020.

Weather Situation

A surface trough in the far southwest of the state will remain slow moving over the Channel Country. Moist and unstable air on the eastern side of the trough will support shower and thunderstorm activity over most eastern districts. Hot conditions with seasonal showers and thunderstorms will continue across the far north, with some locally heavy falls possible with storms. Dry conditions in the far southwest today.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely from late this morning. The chance of a thunderstorm, possibly severe. Winds northerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 32 to 37.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 8:10am to 4:30pm, UV Index predicted to reach 16 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible shower or storm. Charters Towers 34
Showers. Possible storm. Georgetown 33

Friday 24 January

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm, with possible heavy falls in the afternoon and evening. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly in the evening then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 36.

Saturday 25 January

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening with possible heavy falls. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.

Sunday 26 January

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening with possible heavy falls. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low 30s.

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

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