Monday Clear. Winds W 15 to 20 km/h.
Tuesday Becoming cloudy. Patchy fog and frost about the Upper Hunter in the morning. Medium (60%) chance of showers about the Lower Hunter in the afternoon or evening, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds W 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning.
Wednesday Cloudy. Patchy fog about the Upper Hunter in the early morning. Medium (60%) chance of showers about the Lower Hunter, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog. Light winds.
Friday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds N 15 to 20 km/h turning NW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.
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