Eastern Coastal Queensland Weather to have Heavy rain this weekend

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Queensland Weather: Eastern Coastal Queensland Weather To Have Heavy rain this weekend

Queenslanders can expect a mixed bag of weather over the weekend, with a combination of showers, thunderstorms, and below-average temperatures forecast across the region.

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Saturday, February 24: Heavy to Very Heavy rain between Caldwell to Agnes water

The day is predicted to be predominantly cloudy with widespread showers, rain periods, and isolated thunderstorms anticipated in northeastern Queensland, particularly north of Mackay.

Residents should remain cautious as localized heavy falls are possible, although conditions are expected to ease as the evening progresses.

Meanwhile, scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected on the Peninsula and in a band stretching from the Gulf Country through South East Queensland.

Severe storms are a possibility in South East Queensland, as well as in the Southern Downs and Granite Belt regions.

For those residing between Mackay and Gympie, isolated showers are forecast. However, residents in the far southwest can look forward to mostly sunny conditions.

Eastern Coastal Queensland Weather forecast suggests continuous heavy rainfall probability thought the 24hrs period.

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Areas that have heavy rainfall probabilities on 24th Feb 2024 include:
1. Caldwell
2. St. Helens Beach
3. Seaforth
4. Shoal Point
5. Bucasia
6. Blacks Beach
7. Dolphin Heads
8. Mackay Harbour
9. Sarina Beach
10. Hay Point
11. Alligator Creek
12. Haliday Bay
13. Ball Bay
14. Ilbilbie
15. Midge Point
16. Bloomsbury
17. Cape Palmerston
18. St. Lawrence
19. Marlborough
20. Ogmore
21. Carmila Beach
22. Ambrose
23. Bracewell
24. Calliope
25. Benaraby
26. Boyne Island
27. Tannum Sands
28. River Ranch
29. Miriam Vale
30. Agnes Water

Winds are expected to be light to moderate, predominantly from the southeast to northeasterly direction for most areas.

However, they may tend northwesterly across the Peninsula and Torres Strait.

Maximum temperatures are anticipated to be slightly below average for most districts, with temperatures well below average in the interior and near average in the southeast and Peninsula regions.

Sunday, February 25: Heavy to Very Heavy rain between Mackay to Hervey Bay

Similarly, Sunday will continue to see scattered showers and thunderstorms across eastern districts, with heavy falls possible in South East Queensland during the early morning.

Thunderstorms are expected to become isolated in the interior, with mostly sunny conditions prevailing in the southwest. Maximum temperatures are forecasted to remain below average, except in the far southwest and on the Peninsula.

Areas that have heavy rainfall probabilities on 25th Feb 2024 include:
1. Mackay

2. Sarina
3. Clairview
4. Carmila
5. St. Lawrence
6. Marlborough
7. Ogmore
8. Ambrose
9. Bracewell
10. Calliope
11. Benaraby
12. Boyne Island
13. Tannum Sands
14. Gladstone
15. Bororen
16. Miriam Vale
17. Turkey Beach
18. Rodds Bay
19. Foreshores
20. Gladstone Harbour
21. Yarwun
22. Rosedale
23. Wartburg
24. 1770 (Seventeen Seventy)
25. Agnes Water
63. Brisbane

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Monday, February 26: Heavy Rainfall possible between Karumba to Townsvelle and north of them. 

On Monday, scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected in northern districts north of Mount Isa and Mackay. Additionally, probabilities of severe thunderstorms and heavy falls in the northern interior region.

Also, isolated showers are forecast for eastern districts and the central interior, while mostly sunny conditions are expected in the southwest and southern interior.

Areas that have heavy rainfall probabilities on 26th Feb 2024 include:
1. Karumba

2. Normanton
3. Burketown
4. Doomadgee
5. Gregory
6. Croydon
7. Forsayth
8. Georgetown
9. Einasleigh
10. Mount Surprise
11. Greenvale
12. Ravenswood
13. Mingela
14. Woodstock
15. Giru
16. Ayr
17. Home Hill
18. Bowen
19. Collinsville
20. Proserpine
21. Gumlu
22. Inkerman
23. Jarvisfield
24. Mount Coolon
25. Strathfield
26. Lake Proserpine
27. Silver Creek
28. Goorganga Creek
29. Mount Charlton
30. Netherdale
31. Guthalungra
32. Ross River
33. Black River
34. Clemant
35. Calcium
36. Alligator Creek
37. Reid River
38. Cape Cleveland
39. Mount Elliot
40. Nome
41. Mount Fox
42. Ellerbeck
43. Foxvale
44. Balgal Beach
45. Bluewater
46. Bluewater Park
47. Yabulu
48. Crystal Creek

49. Toolakea
50. Alice River
51. Bohle Plains
52. Saunders Beach
53. Lynam
54. Mount St John
55. Mount Louisa
56. Mount Low
57. Rollingstone
58. Bushland Beach
59. Deeragun
60. Jensen
61. Condon
62. Toomulla

Regardless, Queenslanders are advised to stay updated with the latest weather forecasts and warnings over the weekend, especially in areas prone to severe weather conditions.