Thursday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers about the Upper Hunter, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds N/NW 25 to 40 km/h.
Friday Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the early morning. The chance of a thunderstorm about the Upper Hunter in the early morning. Sunny day. Winds W/NW 20 to 25 km/h tending W/SW 15 to 25 km/h before dawn then shifting E/SE in the late afternoon.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h turning E/NE during the morning then tending NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning.
Monday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening.
Hunter Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||14||30||50%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 6||62||E 15||38|
||16||26||30%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 7||62||E 18||56|
||14||30||30%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 6||65||E 15||40|
||12||26||70%||1-5mm||Nil||NNW 17||65||SW 16||44|
||17||25||20%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 15||63||E 29||49|
||17||25||20%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 15||66||E 32||65|
||19||24||20%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 15||70||E 28||66|
||11||30||20%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 2||65||SSW 9||35|
Thunderstorms are on the move through New South Wales and southern Queensland once again today, while southern states shiver.
The most widespread heat in five years could grip parts of southern and eastern Australia next week.
Parts of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia could be lashed by storms and damaging winds on Thursday as a cold front sweeps across Australia's southeast.