Herbert and the Lower Burdekin Forecast
Issued at 4:15 pm EST on Friday 28 February 2020 for the period until midnight EST Tuesday 3 March 2020.

Weather Situation: A humid tropical airmass is in place over the far north. A surface trough extends from the northwest to the southeast interior, with a moist and unstable airmass to its east leading to showers and thunderstorms over the eastern districts.

Forecast for the rest of Friday 28 February Mostly clear. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Forecast for Saturday 29 February Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then tending east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Ayr: Partly cloudy. Min 25 Max 33
Ingham: Possible shower. Min 25 Max 33
Townsville: Partly cloudy. Min 26 Max 33
Fire Danger: Low-Moderate

Sun protection 8:20am to 4:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

Forecast for Sunday 1 March Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then tending east to northeasterly in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Ayr: Partly cloudy. Min 23 Max 33
Ingham: Possible shower. Min 23 Max 34
Townsville: Partly cloudy. Min 25 Max 33

Forecast for Monday 2 March Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Ayr: Partly cloudy. Min 23 Max 33
Ingham: Partly cloudy. Min 22 Max 35
Townsville: Partly cloudy. Min 25 Max 33

Forecast for Tuesday 3 March Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 24 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Ayr: Partly cloudy. Min 24 Max 32
Ingham: Possible shower. Min 21 Max 35
Townsville: Partly cloudy. Min 25 Max 33

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Saturday.

Weather Data sourced from the Bureau of Meteorology.