Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe this morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 16 and 20.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming NW 30 to 45 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of rain, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NW 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Monday Medium (50%) chance of showers in the morning. Mostly sunny afternoon, then showers redeveloping about the coast in the evening. Light winds becoming W/SW 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|
||7||23||30%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 12||65||NW 19||32|
||8||23||60%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 7||59||NNW 13||35|
||8||22||30%||-||Nil||NW 12||56||NW 17||38|
||6||22||20%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 10||59||NW 16||39|
||7||23||20%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 9||63||NW 18||33|
||6||20||60%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 12||69||NW 16||43|
||6||16||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 27||65||NW 32||49|
||9||23||30%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 16||57||NW 21||33|
||9||21||40%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 16||71||NW 22||46|
||11||22||50%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 12||64||NNW 18||45|
||6||20||60%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 12||70||NW 16||44|
||4||21||30%||< 1mm||Slight||N 9||69||NW 21||38|
||5||23||30%||< 1mm||Slight||NW 12||63||NW 17||35|
||6||22||20%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 10||68||NW 16||39|
Weather forecasters are predicting snow across Tasmania over the weekend and possible snow in Hobart for the first time since 1986.
Strengthening El Nino to reduce rainfall in northern and south-east Australia but wetter conditions for Western Australia
The Bureau of Meteorology has confirmed the El Nino pattern is strengthening in the Pacific and is likely to persist into next year.
An unusual weather pattern is bringing storms to parts of southern Western Australia, with residents in the Central West, Lower West, Great Southern and Central Wheatbelt districts told to brace for damaging winds and possible flash flooding.