Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower tonight. Winds NW/N 20 to 30 km/h tending W 35 to 65 km/h in the morning then shifting cooler S/SE 30 to 55 km/h during the afternoon and evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 28 to 33.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming W 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then shifting E in the early afternoon.
Saturday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. Winds N/NE and light increasing to 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.
Sunday Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Mostly sunny day. Light winds becoming S/SE 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening.
Illawarra Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||15||31||70%||< 1mm||Nil||N 13||66||NE 22||46|
||14||32||60%||1-5mm||Nil||N 17||59||NNW 21||27|
||16||34||70%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 13||57||NNE 21||30|
||18||29||70%||1-5mm||Nil||N 16||73||NE 26||55|
Financial assistance is being offered to farmers impacted by a severe hail storm in October in northern New South Wales.
A severe weather warning is in place for damaging winds up to 90 kilometres per hour in Canberra today.
Newcastle locals hoping for a morning swim ahead of a sweltering day have been left disappointed, with vandals emptying the city's ocean baths.