Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower later this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SE in the late evening.
Saturday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h.
Sunday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h.
Monday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers along the coastal fringe, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the evening.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming E/SE 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|
||18||24||80%||1-5mm||Nil||S 11||78||SSE 22||56|
||19||23||90%||10-20mm||Nil||S 10||82||SSE 18||74|
||18||24||80%||1-5mm||Nil||S 11||80||SSE 19||58|
||15||24||60%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 27||85||SSE 28||54|
||19||21||80%||5-10mm||Nil||S 15||75||SSE 25||66|
||19||22||80%||5-10mm||Nil||S 16||84||SSE 24||86|
||20||22||90%||10-20mm||Nil||SSE 16||85||SSE 22||83|
||16||27||80%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 14||80||SSE 23||48|
Flood-affected farmers in the Ravensthorpe shire on the south coast of WA say the State Government has been slow in reacting to their plight, adding there is a lack of comprehension around the scale of the damage.
The seasonal outlook for autumn is hot and dry, but what is causing it? Both maximum and minimum temperatures look to be above average, especially for central Australia, extending down through inland NSW and western VIC.
Wrapping up a hot and humid summer many will be happy to forget, rain is on its way for most of NSW east of the divide.