Wednesday Sunny. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures between 19 and 22.
Thursday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds N/NE 20 to 30 km/h turning NW 30 to 45 km/h in the middle of the day then decreasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the evening.
Friday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers about the Upper Hunter, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 1300 metres. Winds NW 35 to 50 km/h.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Winds W/NW 30 to 45 km/h.
Hunter Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||9||16||40%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 29||55||NW 33||50|
||10||17||50%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 24||51||NW 30||53|
||9||16||40%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 31||49||NW 33||44|
||6||11||80%||1-5mm||Nil||NW 42||72||NW 42||75|
||11||16||30%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 36||51||NW 44||47|
||11||17||50%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 36||53||NW 46||57|
||12||17||40%||< 1mm||Nil||NNW 31||56||NW 41||59|
||6||13||30%||< 1mm||Nil||NW 29||64||NW 31||60|
Storm-force winds forecast to hit South Australia this week will be the strongest the state has had in more than 50 years, the weather bureau has warned.
Heavy rains across New South Wales have farmers reassessing possible machinery purchases despite their still expressing interest in new equipment.
Australia's tropics are acting like it's already the wet season, even though September is technically the final month of the dry.