Issued Monday 13th November 2017. Showers, storms and some rain areas are expected to develop across Western, Central and Southern Queensland districts this week. Some storms are likely to be SEVERE across the Southern inland from Friday to Sunday with Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding being the main threat.
A slow moving surface trough will lie through Western districts for the first half of the week before intensifying and moving East into Central and Southern inland districts from Friday.
Storm activity is initially forecast to remain West from about Julia Creek, Longreach to Charleville each day from Monday through until Thursday.
On Friday the trough gains strength and additional moisture levels across the Central West and Southern inland. Some storms will possibly be severe with heavy rain.
During the weekend the trough is forecast to continue to strengthen with increasing instability and moisture levels across Central inland and Southern inland parts of the state. This is likely to lead to scattered showers, scattered storms and possible rain areas. Storms will be more likely to become severe with Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding being the main threat.
Some storm activity may push through or even develop along the Central and South East Coast over the weekend but scattered showers look more likely at this stage.
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