Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower about the Lower Hunter in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.
Thursday Patchy fog in the early morning. Sunny afternoon. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening.
Friday Sunny. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about the Upper Hunter, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds.
Hunter Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||14||25||50%||< 1mm||Nil||E 10||78||E 20||51|
||14||20||60%||< 1mm||Nil||E 2||93||ENE 16||77|
||14||24||50%||-||Nil||ESE 10||83||ESE 15||50|
||15||25||50%||< 1mm||Nil||E 8||73||E 15||49|
||14||25||50%||< 1mm||Nil||E 6||85||E 18||51|
||14||23||60%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 6||87||ENE 16||60|
||14||23||20%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 23||81||SE 22||45|
||17||22||50%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 14||75||E 27||62|
||17||22||50%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 15||81||E 30||72|
||17||20||50%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 10||88||ENE 27||88|
||14||23||60%||< 1mm||Nil||E 6||87||ENE 16||61|
||13||27||50%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 7||87||SE 19||47|
||12||26||50%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 9||82||ESE 16||46|
||15||25||50%||< 1mm||Nil||E 9||76||E 16||52|
The Tasmanian Fire Service has declared several total fire bans across large areas of the state ahead of more hot and windy weather on Thursday.
The Buloke Shire in western Victoria is warning there will be serious social consequences from the region's second year in drought.
After a week of hot and sunny days, Perth's run has come to an end.