Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Wide Bay and Burnett District Forecast
Issued at 5:01 am EST on Tuesday 5 May 2015
for the period until midnight EST Friday 8 May 2015.
A surface trough will enter western Queensland today and move rapidly east, contracting off the southern coast early Wednesday. Warm conditions are expected over much of the state today, contracting into northern, central and southeastern parts on Wednesday as a cooler southerly wind flow extends through the west. A high will develop over southwestern Australia on Wednesday, extending a firm ridge into Queensland in the wake of the trough.
Forecast for the rest of Tuesday 5 May
Partly cloudy. The chance of morning fog. The slight (20%) chance of a shower, mostly near the coast. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.
Fire Danger: Low-Moderate
UV Alert from 9:10 am to 2:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 7 [High]
Forecast for Wednesday 6 May
Areas of fog in the early morning. Sunny day. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.
Forecast for Thursday 7 May
Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower about Fraser Island, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.
Forecast for Friday 8 May
Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers about Fraser Island, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Tuesday.
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