Light showers spruced up the greenery last night and this morning.
Light showers spruced up the greenery last night and this morning. Rowan Hunnam

Weather: Morning drizzle before temperatures ramp up

ENJOY this morning's drizzle while it lasts, before the light showers move offshore. 

Gladstone has seen two bursts of light showers, one last night before 9am and the other falling after 4am.

The Gladstone radar station has recorded 2.4mm falling since 6.30pm last night, while 1.8mm fell on Gladstone airport since 6.30pm last night.

The low pressure system in the Northern Territory and its monsoon trough extending across northern Queensland have brought this moist airmass over the region. 

The Bureau of Meteorology predicts showers to become less likely this afternoon.

Light rainfall moving offshore this morning at 7am.
Light rainfall moving offshore this morning at 7am. Bureau of Meteorology

The chance of showers will become slight tomorrow and remain so until Sunday, when the region is 40% likely to see rainfall. 

Maximum temperatures will remain between 30 and 32 degrees for the next week in Gladstone, while areas including Mount Alma, Boynedale, and Miriam Vale will remain in the low to mid 30s with a top of 36 degrees on Saturday.

Northern areas of the Boyne Valley are expected to reach 37 degrees on Saturday.



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