Sunday Early fog patches. Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s. Deceptively powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as rock fishing and swimming, easing during the day.
Monday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast at night. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming SE 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers along the coastal fringe. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending SE during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds.
Hunter Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||20||32||30%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 7||71||WNW 12||38|
||19||29||40%||< 1mm||Nil||W 5||79||ENE 14||55|
||20||32||20%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 5||78||WNW 11||39|
||17||31||20%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 25||66||WNW 26||33|
||21||28||20%||< 1mm||Nil||W 12||74||E 23||52|
||21||30||20%||< 1mm||Nil||W 14||78||E 25||54|
||21||26||20%||< 1mm||Nil||W 12||90||ENE 26||77|
||17||34||20%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 6||69||WNW 16||31|
After a wet start to the year, southeastern Australia is drying out, beginning its driest spell in about two months.
Around 20 cars became partially submerged after falling through a temporary car park established on Wisconsin's frozen Lake Geneva on Saturday local time.
Perth is heading for a scorching 40 degrees Celsius on day one of a heatwave that is expected to last for at least five days.