Herbert and the Lower Burdekin Forecast
Issued at 4:15 pm EST on Thursday 6 August 2020
for the period until midnight EST Monday 10 August 2020.
Weather Situation: A strong upper level low over the South Australia/Northern Territory border
will track to the southeast over the coming few days, with an associated cold
front sweeping eastwards across Queensland. These features will produce
showers, rain areas and thunderstorms, possibly severe in parts, over southern
Queensland. A weak ridge extends along the Queensland tropical east coast, and
will weaken further with the approach of the trough through the inland. The
trough system will move off the east coast during Saturday, with cooler and
drier air spreading over most of the state as a new ridge develops over central
Forecast for the rest of Thursday 6 August
Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds northeasterly 15 to 25
km/h becoming light in the late evening.
Forecast for Friday 7 August
Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon.
The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning. Winds northeasterly 15 to
20 km/h becoming light before dawn. Overnight temperatures falling to between
14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 29.
Ayr: Showers. Min 18 Max 26
Ingham: Showers. Min 17 Max 29
Townsville: Showers easing. Min 19 Max 27
Sun protection 9:10am to 3:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 9 [Very High]
Forecast for Saturday 8 August
Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower, most likely in the morning. The
chance of a thunderstorm in the south. Light winds. Overnight temperatures
falling to between 15 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high
Ayr: Partly cloudy. Min 19 Max 28
Ingham: Partly cloudy. Min 17 Max 30
Townsville: Partly cloudy. Min 19 Max 29
Forecast for Sunday 9 August
Mostly sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 16
with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.
Ayr: Partly cloudy. Min 15 Max 27
Ingham: Partly cloudy. Min 15 Max 29
Townsville: Partly cloudy. Min 16 Max 28
Forecast for Monday 10 August
Sunny. Light winds becoming southerly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then
becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and
13 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.
Ayr: Sunny. Min 12 Max 26
Ingham: Sunny. Min 12 Max 27
Townsville: Sunny. Min 14 Max 26
The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Friday.
Weather Data sourced from the Bureau of Meteorology.