Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:16 pm EST on Wednesday 22 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 of the state to remaining southern, western and central parts from Friday.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Mostly clear. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Thursday 23 October

Sunny. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then turning northeasterly in the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Fire Danger - High

UV Alert from 8:00 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 12 29
Sunny. Hervey Bay 15 27
Sunny. Kingaroy 9 30
Sunny. Maryborough 13 28
Sunny. Gayndah 13 32

Friday 24 October

Sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall inland in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Saturday 25 October

Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers inland in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 36.

Sunday 26 October

Hot. Sunny morning. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 38.

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

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