Thursday Mostly clear. Slight chance (30 %) of showers about Port Stephen tonight. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Friday Mostly sunny. Areas of morning frost about the Upper Hunter. Slight chance (30%) chance of a shower about Port Stephens. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SW before dawn then becoming light in the morning.
Saturday Patchy fog in the early morning. Areas of frost in the morning, mainly about the Upper Hunter. Sunny day. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late afternoon.
Sunday Sunny. Areas of morning fog about the Upper Hunter. Areas of morning frost. Light winds.
Monday Sunny. Areas of morning frost about the Upper Hunter. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h turning W 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Hunter Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||2||18||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||NNW 9||80||WNW 13||34|
||3||17||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||WNW 12||73||WNW 9||39|
||4||16||5%||-||Slight||NW 9||62||WNW 11||40|
||2||16||10%||< 1mm||Moderate||WNW 8||69||WNW 12||42|
||2||18||10%||< 1mm||Moderate||NNW 9||86||WNW 14||37|
||2||15||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||NW 10||72||WNW 8||42|
||3||12||30%||< 1mm||Moderate||NNW 18||73||NW 24||52|
||7||17||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 17||71||WNW 18||40|
||7||17||5%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 19||78||WNW 18||46|
||9||16||5%||< 1mm||Nil||WNW 11||69||WNW 14||49|
||2||15||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||WNW 10||72||W 8||43|
|Frost then sunny
||-1||16||5%||< 1mm||Severe||N 5||90||NW 15||44|
|Frost then sunny
||0||17||5%||< 1mm||High||NW 9||73||WNW 11||39|
||3||17||10%||< 1mm||Moderate||WNW 9||72||WNW 11||42|
A cold front has brought snow to the Alps of New South Wales, priming a good weekend to hit the snow fields.
There's rarely a time when the world's driest continent is not faced with a drought.
Australia's ski resorts are finally becoming covered by fresh, natural snow, a result of the first decent cold blast in a few weeks.