Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Wide Bay and Burnett District Forecast
Issued at 5:00 am EST on Thursday 25 August 2016
for the period until midnight EST Sunday 28 August 2016.
An upper level trough will weaken during today, with an associated surface trough over eastern Queensland moving offshore. A drier airmass will become established through much of the state during today as a ridge extends eastwards from a high over far southwestern Queensland. Another high will build over the south of the continent towards the end of the week, with the drier, cooler air mass remaining in place over most of Queensland.
Forecast for the rest of Thursday 25 August
Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the north, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Winds southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 18 and 22.
Fire Danger: High
Sun protection 9:00am to 3:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 8 [Very High]
Forecast for Friday 26 August
Sunny. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 23.
Forecast for Saturday 27 August
Sunny. Areas of morning frost inland. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 22.
Forecast for Sunday 28 August
Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about Fraser Island, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Thursday.
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