Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Tuesday 21 August 2018.

Weather Situation

A weakening high pressure system over eastern South Australia will move slowly eastwards across southern Queensland in the next few days, maintaining dry and stable conditions across the state. A slow moving upper low will develop through central Australia and move over southern Queensland late in the week and the weekend. There is still some uncertainty associated with this feature but it should result in some shower and thunderstorm activity, particularly over the southeastern corner of the state.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Sunny. Areas of morning frost in the south. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming easterly 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 24 to 29.

Fire Danger - Very High

Sun protection 9:10am to 3:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Charters Towers 26
Sunny. Georgetown 28

Wednesday 22 August

Sunny. Patches of light frost in the early morning. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Thursday 23 August

Sunny. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Friday 24 August

Sunny. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly during the morning then becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

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

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