Issued at 4:15 pm EST on Wednesday 17 January 2018
firm ridge is extending north along the east Queensland coast in the wake of
the trough and is also maintaining dry conditions over much of the interior. An
inland surface trough and the associated chance of storms extends over the far
west of the state and will contract into Northern Territory on Thursday and
Friday. A ridge of high pressure will persist over eastern Queensland through
the weekend, whilst a weak trough will enter the far southwest of the state.
Temperatures will increase again over much of western, central and southern
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Partly cloudy. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light early in the morning
then becoming easterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures
falling to between 18 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 35.
Mostly sunny. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h turning northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h
during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 22 with
daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 36.
Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds east to northeasterly 15
to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 23 with daytime
temperatures reaching 29 to 35.