Monday Mostly sunny. Patchy fog early this morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming W 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light again in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 17 and 22.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the late morning and afternoon. Winds W/NW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening.
Wednesday Sunny. Light winds becoming N/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Thursday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h turning NW 25 to 35 km/h during the morning.
Hunter Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||9||23||10%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 20||55||W 26||27|
||9||22||20%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 13||52||WSW 19||35|
||9||23||10%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 19||48||W 23||26|
||6||16||20%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 30||63||W 37||49|
||11||22||20%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 24||51||W 32||32|
||11||22||30%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 25||55||W 32||41|
||12||21||50%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 15||56||WSW 27||47|
||5||21||20%||< 1mm||Slight||NW 18||58||W 28||37|
Forbes' Lachlan River in central west New South Wales has peaked, the State Emergency Service says, with at least .
The flood-hit area of Forbes in central-western NSW is readying itself for the worst of a slow-moving flood, with the peak expected to hit after midnight.
Farmers near Forbes in the New South Wales central west are bracing for extensive loses as their crops continue to be inundated with flood waters, which are expected to peak later today.