Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:22 am EST on Tuesday 23 October 2018.

Weather Situation

A slow moving high pressure system over New Zealand extends a weak ridge along the tropical east coast. A moist air mass will remain in place to the east of a surface trough over the centre of the state to the southeast inland, leading to isolated shower and thunderstorm activity east of this feature over the next few days. Warm conditions will spread through the state during the forecast period.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about the Gregory Ranges, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the southeast this afternoon. Winds north to northeasterly 25 to 35 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 34 to 40.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 8:10am to 3:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Charters Towers 35
Mostly sunny. Georgetown 37

Wednesday 24 October

Mostly sunny. Winds northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwest to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning then tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to 20 to 26 with daytime temperatures reaching 34 to 39.

Thursday 25 October

Sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending east to southeasterly during the day then tending east to northeasterly during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 25 with daytime temperatures reaching 34 to 40.

Friday 26 October

Sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching 34 to 41.

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

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