Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers about the Lower Hunter, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of thunderstorms about the Lower Hunter during this afternoon and evening. Winds NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 27 to 32.
Monday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe. Light winds becoming NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening.
Tuesday Mostly sunny morning. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Wednesday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm about the Upper Hunter in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h shifting S/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.
Hunter Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||19||30||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 12||71||NW 9||42|
||19||26||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 9||82||ENE 12||67|
||19||30||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 11||76||ENE 10||47|
||15||29||10%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 24||70||W 23||29|
||20||26||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 21||71||ENE 24||67|
||20||27||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 21||75||NE 26||67|
||20||24||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NNE 23||90||NE 24||86|
||17||32||70%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 6||68||W 18||26|
Those in parts of the Northern Rivers had a thundery wake up call on Sunday morning as a storm rumbled overhead.
Conditions will not be favourable for fires burning north of Adelaide as warming temperatures, little rain and strengthening winds move across the region early next week.
The publican in the South Australian town of Olary said historic buildings and cottages stood no chance against a fire that tore through the town.