Temperatures plummet

ROSE City residents shivered through a chilly morning yesterday, with the mercury dropping to 1.2 degrees.

It was tipped to be another freezing one this morning, with a minimum of 2 degrees expected with a slight chance of frost.

The mercury dipped even lower in Stanthorpe, with our Granite Belt neighbours copping a -0.5 degree morning, with the day warming up to 18 degrees.

As the weekend wears on temperatures look set to warm slightly, with a minimum of seven degrees expected tomorrow through to Tuesday and maximum temps around 18 degrees.

Rain clouds are set to descend on the Southern Downs and Granite Belt tomorrow, with thunderstorms and 5-10mm of rain expected.

Another thunderstorm has been forecast for the area on Monday and it could potentially bring 10-20mm of rain.

Looking ahead, showers look set to continue on Tuesday and Wednesday, easing by Thursday.

So far this year, Warwick has recorded 338mm, which is 83.9mm more than the long-term average rainfall to May.

Stanthorpe has recorded a whopping 424mm so far in 2011, 87.2mm more than the long-term average.

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