Tuesday Partly cloudy. Areas of fog about the Lower Hunter early this morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower this morning. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.
Wednesday Patchy fog in the early morning. Sunny afternoon. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Friday Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Hunter Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||20||29||80%||1-5mm||Nil||S 10||76||SE 18||47|
||19||27||80%||1-5mm||Nil||S 9||75||SE 14||57|
||20||29||80%||1-5mm||Nil||S 8||81||SE 14||50|
||18||27||70%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 24||83||SSE 25||46|
||22||26||60%||1-5mm||Nil||S 14||74||SSE 23||60|
||22||27||80%||1-5mm||Nil||S 17||76||SSE 25||63|
||21||25||50%||1-5mm||Nil||SSE 14||91||SSE 23||75|
||18||31||60%||1-5mm||Nil||SSE 7||83||SE 17||44|
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