Tuesday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely during this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NW/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 27 to 33.
Wednesday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and early afternoon. Light winds.
Thursday Partly cloudy. The chance of morning fog. Medium (50%) chance of showers about the Upper Hunter, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about the Upper Hunter in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds W 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the evening.
Hunter Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||14||26||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 10||58||ESE 19||42|
||15||24||30%||< 1mm||Nil||S 8||57||SE 15||56|
||14||26||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 9||61||ESE 18||45|
||11||24||20%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 20||64||SSE 19||39|
||17||22||40%||< 1mm||Nil||S 16||61||SE 26||50|
||17||22||30%||< 1mm||Nil||S 17||62||SE 26||64|
||18||22||20%||< 1mm||Nil||S 13||64||SE 22||61|
||11||29||40%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 7||61||SSE 17||32|
Trampolines have flown into powerlines and a lightning strike has reportedly caused a house fire as a severe thunderstorm tracked from Sydney all along the coast up to northern NSW on Monday afternoon.
Those who blamed last week's blackout in South Australia on renewable energy are dead wrong.
Thunderstorms are affecting six states and territories this afternoon, four of which are under warning for severe storms.