Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast

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Forecast issued at 5:00 am EST on Sunday 26 October 2014.

Weather Situation

A weak ridge of high pressure lies along the east coast. A surface trough will move eastwards across southern Queensland during Monday and Tuesday. Hot conditions about central and southern districts will persist over the next few days.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Hot. Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower during this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm inland during this afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then tending northerly in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 31 to 36.

Fire Danger - Very High

UV Alert from 7:50 am to 3:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Sunny. Bundaberg 30
Possible shower or storm. Gympie 35
Mostly sunny. Hervey Bay 27
Hot. Possible storm. Kingaroy 35
Sunny. Maryborough 30
Possible storm. Gayndah 36

Monday 27 October

Hot. Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the south, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm inland in the afternoon and evening. Winds north to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then turning northerly 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 38.

Tuesday 28 October

Hot. Mostly sunny morning. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 38.

Wednesday 29 October

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 37.

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

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