Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Saturday 29 August 2015.

Weather Situation

An upper level trough will move eastwards across Queensland's southern districts during the rest of today and early Sunday. A surface trough over the interior of the state will move gradually eastwards, moving off the southeast coast during Sunday morning. A ridge will build across much of Queensland on Monday in the wake of the trough.

Forecast for the rest of Saturday

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds.

Sunday 30 August

Medium (60%) chance of showers in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the morning. Mostly sunny afternoon. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Fire Danger - High

UV Alert from 8:50 am to 2:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers clearing. Bundaberg 14 25
Sunny afternoon. Gympie 11 24
Shower or two. Hervey Bay 13 24
Sunny afternoon. Kingaroy 7 22
Morning shower or two. Maryborough 13 25
Early shower or two. Gayndah 13 25

Monday 31 August

Sunny. Patches of light frost in the south in the early morning. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Tuesday 1 September

Sunny. Areas of morning frost in the south. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

Wednesday 2 September

Areas of morning frost in the south. Sunny day. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the evening. Light winds becoming northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending northerly during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

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

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