Thursday Partly cloudy. Morning frost patches, mostly in the east. Medium to high (60%) chance of showers in the south this afternoon/evening, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h turning W/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon and evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 14 and 19.
Friday Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog in the south. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SW in the morning then becoming light in the evening.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Light winds.
Sunday Mostly sunny. Light winds.
||forecast||min||max||chance of rain||rain amount||frost risk||9am||3pm|
||5||19||10%||< 1mm||Slight||WNW 10||83||W 14||51|
||7||18||5%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 10||73||W 15||46|
||6||19||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 11||76||WNW 10||47|
||6||20||20%||< 1mm||Nil||W 10||87||W 14||51|
||5||20||10%||< 1mm||Slight||WNW 9||84||WSW 10||47|
07:23 EST Hunter-based charity Samaritans says increasing unemployment and last month's super storm has led to a doubling in the number of people seeking assistance.