Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders Forecast

No warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Saturday 22 July 2017.

Weather Situation

A slow-moving high pressure system over southeastern Australia maintains a firm ridge and a dry, cool air mass over most of Queensland. The high will drift slowly north over New South Wales during the weekend with winds tending slightly more onshore about the central and northern east Queensland coast. Fine and sunny conditions will persist over most of the state through the outlook period. Morning frosts will be extensive through inland parts of southern, central and western districts over the next few mornings. Temperatures will then warm early next week over much of the state, particularly the interior.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Sunny. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 26 to 31.

Fire Danger - High

Sun protection 9:40am to 3:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Charters Towers 26
Sunny. Georgetown 31

Sunday 23 July

Sunny. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Monday 24 July

Mostly sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the afternoon then becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 32.

Tuesday 25 July

Mostly sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the afternoon then becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 31.

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

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