Temperatures climb across the state as the heatwave makes its way towards Brisbane on Friday morning. CLICK HERE TO SEE LIVE MAP Photo: Bureau of Meteorology
With temperatures in western Queensland flirting with 50C in recent days, Brisbane was expected to hit a new record high on Saturday. The temp didn't breach the 41 degrees being forecast - in fact, it peaked at 38.0 degrees - but other parts of the state did set new highs.
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