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
Bundaberg 31Hervey Bay 30Maryborough 30Gympie 32Kingaroy 32Friday 32
Sunny. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then
becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and
19 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.
Sunny. Light winds becoming northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the
afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures
falling to between 15 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 37.
Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe in the
morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming east to
southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling
to between 17 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.