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Stormy weather forecast to continue in Central QLD

STORMS are expected to continue to roll over Central Queensland today and tomorrow, according to the Bureau of Meteorology.

The government owned weather agency's website states an upper trough will maintain unstable conditions over northern and eastern Queensland early this week before contracting into the far northeast of the state from mid-week.

"A stable upper pattern develops over much of the state from mid-week with many areas becoming mostly sunny and hot over southern districts," the forecast on the BOM site stated.

"A surface trough will remain slow moving through the interior of the state today with moist unstable conditions to its east and dry air to its west. A coastal trough over Capricornia waters will move north into central coast waters through today."

The daily forecasts for this week are:

Today: Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the north, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms, possibly severe. Winds southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h turning easterly in the late morning. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.

Tomorrow: Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of thunderstorms in the late morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Wednesday: Sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Thursday: Sunny. Winds east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.



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