Tuesday Sunny. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon then tending E/NE in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning.
Thursday Sunny. Winds N/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then tending S/SE during the evening.
Hunter Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||18||33||40%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 6||70||ESE 19||36|
||21||29||60%||1-5mm||Nil||E 2||75||ESE 13||62|
||18||33||50%||< 1mm||Nil||E 6||72||ESE 16||38|
||16||32||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 20||66||SSE 23||28|
||21||27||50%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 10||71||ESE 22||49|
||20||27||60%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 12||78||ESE 20||73|
||22||26||60%||< 1mm||Nil||ENE 7||86||ESE 18||79|
||17||35||50%||< 1mm||Nil||SSE 7||65||SSE 17||21|
Tropical Cyclone Alfred has weakened to a tropical low as it begins to make landfall on the Gulf of Carpentaria's southern coast.
Some homes in the community of Borroloola on the Gulf of Carpentaria were evacuated with 74 residents sheltering elsewhere, as they waited for Cyclone Alfred to make landfall about sunrise on Tuesday.
WA's Kimberley is in the midst of one of its biggest wet seasons on record, causing headaches for emergency services, remote communities and cattle stations cut off by flooding, but it has not been all bad news for the region.