Thursday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers during the morning and early afternoon. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h turning E 20 to 30 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 24 to 30.
Friday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/NE 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then becoming NW 25 to 40 km/h in the middle of the day.
Saturday Cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Winds NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.
Sunday Partly cloudy. 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|
||21||26||80%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 12||68||ESE 21||58|
||20||24||90%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 8||67||E 16||60|
||21||26||80%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 11||70||ESE 18||55|
||17||30||60%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 29||76||SE 23||48|
||21||22||80%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 16||65||ESE 25||57|
||20||23||60%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 16||73||ESE 25||73|
||21||24||90%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 13||73||E 21||62|
||19||32||80%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 16||66||SSE 25||43|
Authorities are growing frustrated with people continuing to drive across fast-moving creek crossings, as hundreds of millimetres of rain swells river catchments across WA's north.
A national scientific agency says Queensland's UV index so far this summer is higher than in previous years.
Residents have described chaotic scenes in the streets of Mudgee as the town was battered by damaging winds today.