Forecast issued at 5:01 am EST on Wednesday 3 September 2014.
A large high over southeastern Australia extends a strong ridge into western Queensland. The high will remain near stationary during the forecast period but will gradually weaken during Thursday and Friday as the high weakens. Cool south to southwesterly winds will extend across the state during today.
Forecast for the rest of Wednesday
Sunny. Winds southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 19 and 24.
Fire Danger - Very High
UV Alert from 9:10 am to 2:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]
Thursday 4 September
Sunny. Areas of morning frost inland. Winds southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
Friday 5 September
Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
Saturday 6 September
Sunny. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Wednesday.