Wednesday Partly cloudy. Areas of fog early this morning. High (80%) chance of rain this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm this evening. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then tending N/NE in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 18 and 22.
Thursday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely in the early morning. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h turning W/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the morning.
Friday Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog about the Upper Hunter. Medium (50%) chance of a shower about the Lower Hunter, most likely in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds SW 15 to 20 km/h tending S during the morning then becoming light during the day.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog. Slight (20%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds.
Hunter Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||8||19||60%||< 1mm||Nil||W 17||74||WSW 16||49|
||9||17||50%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 18||73||S 14||58|
||8||16||60%||-||Nil||S 11||70||SE 8||57|
||9||17||90%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 11||77||S 10||58|
||8||19||90%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 17||77||S 18||49|
||8||16||50%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 18||75||S 14||59|
||7||13||10%||< 1mm||Nil||S 22||86||SSE 21||64|
||12||18||90%||1-5mm||Nil||WSW 31||64||SSW 28||49|
||12||18||90%||1-5mm||Nil||WSW 32||70||SSW 31||59|
||12||17||80%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 24||72||SSW 24||66|
||8||16||50%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 19||76||S 14||59|
||4||17||90%||< 1mm||Slight||W 9||83||SSE 14||54|
||6||19||60%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 13||74||SSE 10||50|
||9||18||90%||< 1mm||Nil||SSW 16||76||S 14||56|
Much of the state has seen great rainfall over winter, with only the north and central coast missing out.
Snow has fallen in Western Australia's Stirling Ranges, including Bluff Knoll, for the second time in a matter of weeks, after a chilly night in the Great Southern.
Amateur photographers have been all too happy to bid farewell to winter in stunning style, capturing picture-perfect shots of the first day of spring from around the country.