Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:16 pm EST on Thursday 23 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A weakening ridge extends along the east Queensland coast. A broad area of low pressure will develop through the interior of the state during the next couple of days and should extend into southeastern Queensland during the weekend. Hot to very hot conditions will also extend from the southern interior to remaining southern, western and central parts during the weekend and should persist into early next week.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Clear. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h turning northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.

Friday 24 October

Sunny. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Fire Danger - High

UV Alert from 7:50 am to 3:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 10 [Very High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Bundaberg 14 28
Sunny. Gympie 11 30
Sunny. Hervey Bay 13 27
Sunny. Kingaroy 9 31
Sunny. Maryborough 12 29
Sunny. Gayndah 13 33

Saturday 25 October

Hot and mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the south in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then tending north to northeasterly in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Sunday 26 October

Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the south in the afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 25 km/h before tending north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 36.

Monday 27 October

Very hot. Mostly sunny morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon and evening, mainly inland. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening, mainly inland. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 37.

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

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