Issued at 4:15 pm EST on Wednesday 16 January 2019
region. Weak instability will combine with hot conditions to result in isolated
gusty thunderstorms over parts of southern Queensland during the next few days,
but with little rainfall expected. A ridge of high pressure will extend over
southeastern Queensland and the central interior through the forecast period,
resulting in fine conditions. Hot conditions in the west of the state and
across the southern interior over the next few days with severe heatwave
conditions in the south.
Cairns 32Atherton 29Cooktown 31Innisfail 31Mareeba 32Friday 30
Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers along the coastal fringe, slight
(20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm near the coast from the
late morning. Winds easterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then
becoming easterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling
to between 18 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 34.
Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and
afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds
easterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight
temperatures falling to between 19 and 24 with daytime temperatures reaching 28
Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds east to southeasterly 15
to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 24 with daytime
temperatures reaching 27 to 33.