Storms Signal a Severe Weather week

Storm Goondiwindi Plus More

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services together are urging residents throughout parts of South West and Central Queensland through to the south-east to prepare for several days of severe weather. The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) has forecast severe thunderstorms with heavy rain, damaging winds and … [Read more...]

So, What’s Goin’ On with This Weather?

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The Blistering summer heat wave we’re experiencing is not just with us, but is Australia wide...and it’s not going anywhere for us, any time soon. Today in Goondiwindi will be hot and sunny with a top temp of 39 and light winds. And then tomorrow will be an absolute scorcher with a top temp of … [Read more...]

Bush Fire Care Please

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With hot temperatures forecast for much of south-west Queensland today and in coming days, the Rural Fire Service (RFS) is urging all residents to remain vigilant. RFS Regional Manager Tony Johnstone says a very high fire danger is forecast for the Maranoa, Warrego, Goondiwindi, Darling Downs, … [Read more...]

It’s Hot…REALLY Hot!!

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As those in the South-East brace for a four-day heat wave, and whine about temps in the mid 30’s in the State’s capital, across the South West we’re facing the brunt of it. According to the Bureau of Meteorology, residents of south-west Queensland will be hit with temperatures expected to soar … [Read more...]

2016 Weather Report Card

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In what cynics describe as being “like telling us what we had for breakfast” it is that time of the year again - When the Bureau of Metrology trots out its snap shot or report card on last years’ weather. Now the Bureau says 2016 was a year of extreme weather events It was wetter than … [Read more...]

Don’t Let the Damp Confuse You

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The Queensland Fire and Emergency Service remains extremely concerned about fire risk across the region, despite recent rains and showers. The start of the school holiday season makes that risk even worse. Rural Fire Service (RFS) Assistant Commissioner Tom Dawson says fire activity usually … [Read more...]