Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast updated at 5:55 pm EST on Saturday 24 October 2020.

Weather Situation

A high near New Zealand maintains a weak ridge along the east coast. A trough over western Queensland will move slowly eastwards across the central interior through the rest of today and tomorrow, eventually becoming slow moving about eastern coastal districts for the early days of next week.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the southeast, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm, possibly severe. Winds westerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Sunday 25 October

Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the early morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to northwesterly in the morning then tending west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 8:10am to 3:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Partly cloudy. Charters Towers 22 34
Possible morning shower. Georgetown 23 35

Monday 26 October

Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending east to southeasterly in the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Tuesday 27 October

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the east, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 24 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 35.

Wednesday 28 October

Mostly sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 18 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

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

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