Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Wide Bay and Burnett District Forecast
Issued at 5:01 am EST on Thursday 28 May 2015
for the period until midnight EST Sunday 31 May 2015.
A weak high pressure centre will remain slow moving over far southeastern Queensland during the next few days, maintaining a firm ridge over the northeast Queensland coast. The high will weaken during the weekend as a new high develops over southwestern Australia. A surface trough will shift east over the state during the weekend, most likely moving off the southern Queensland coast early on Monday. A series of upper troughs will extend cloud and possible patchy light rain into southwestern Queensland during the forecast period.
Forecast for the rest of Thursday 28 May
Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers about Fraser Island during the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.
Fire Danger: Low-Moderate
UV Alert from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 5 [Moderate]
Forecast for Friday 29 May
Mostly sunny. Patchy fog inland in the early morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower about Fraser Island in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid 20s.
Forecast for Saturday 30 May
Mostly sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.
Forecast for Sunday 31 May
Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south in the evening. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:15 pm EST Thursday.
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