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Heavens finally open

FALLS of more than 40mm of rain have been recorded in the region so far today since the heavens finally opened in the early hours of this morning.

Conditions today are expected to remain cool and cloudy throughout the morning for the Southern Downs and Granite Belt, with widespread rain areas and isolated thunderstorms,

The wet is expected to clear from the west during the afternoon and evening, with moderate to fresh and gusty north to north-westerly winds, shifting to cooler south-westerlies during the evening.

Friday should be cloudy with light scattered showers for Warwick, and fine and sunny conditions are still expected for Warwick for Saturday for the 2012 Warwick Cup.

Rainfall to 9am…

  • Warwick 9mm
  • Stanthorpe 30mm
  • Wallangarra 43mm
  • The Head 6mm
  • Killarney 5.6mm
  • Yangan 4mm
  • Allora 9mm
  • Pratten 17mm

Topics:  rain, weather




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