SHOWERS FORECAST: CQ will experience light showers throughout the weekend.
SHOWERS FORECAST: CQ will experience light showers throughout the weekend. Meghan Kidd

Showers and thunderstorms for CQ

CENTRAL Queensland can look forward to a small coverage of rain this weekend.

Today, the region will experience partly cloudy skies and a top of 38 degrees.

The cloud cover will continue throughout the weekend bringing showers and thunderstorms to the area.

Weatherzone meteorologist Jacob Cronje said the cloud cover would also bring humidity to the region, reaching 52% tomorrow morning and

59% on Sunday morning.

"There will be a top of 34 degrees on Saturday and this combined with a possible early afternoon shower and thunderstorm will make the region

feel quite humid,” he


Sunday will also be cloudy with more rain expected and a maximum temperature of 33 degrees.

"A shower is very likely on Sunday afternoon,” Mr Cronje said.

"Over the weekend between 15 and 25 millimetres of rain is expected to fall across the region.”

Along with showers, there will be a slight breeze throughout the weekend with wind speed reaching a maximum of 15km/h on Sunday morning.

Looking ahead to the start of the week, the chance of showers will continue on Monday and Tuesday during the morning or afternoon.

On Monday the region will experience a maximum of 33 degrees with temperature continuing to rise to mid-30s from Tuesday.

The UV index rating will remain extreme throughout the weekend and into next week.

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