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
Atherton 26Innisfail 29Mareeba 29Friday 27
Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm
near the coast. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight
temperatures falling to between 17 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching 27
Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds east to southeasterly 15
to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 22 with daytime
temperatures reaching 29 to 34.
Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the evening. The
chance of a thunderstorm near the coast in the morning. Winds east to
southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and
23 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 34.