Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Wednesday 22 January 2020.

Weather Situation

A surface trough will enter the far southwest of the state on Thursday and remain slow moving over the Channel Country. Moist and unstable air on the eastern side of the trough will support shower and thunderstorm activity over most eastern districts. Hot conditions with seasonal showers and thunderstorms will continue across the far north, with some locally heavy falls possible with storms. Dry conditions in the far southwest today.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, becoming less likely later this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm, mostly inland. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h.

Thursday 23 January

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds northerly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 7:40am to 4:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Bundaberg 24 32
Shower or two. Gympie 24 33
Shower or two. Hervey Bay 23 31
Possible shower or storm. Kingaroy 22 33
Shower or two. Maryborough 23 32
Shower or two. Possible storm. Gayndah 25 35

Friday 24 January

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers inland, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm inland in the afternoon and evening. Winds northerly 15 to 20 km/h tending northeasterly in the evening then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Saturday 25 January

Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm inland in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low 30s.

Sunday 26 January

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

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

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