Monday Clear. Light winds.
Tuesday Sunny. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon then tending E/NE in the late evening.
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|
||19||28||80%||1-5mm||Nil||SSE 8||74||SSE 23||53|
||21||26||90%||1-5mm||Nil||SSE 6||77||S 22||73|
||19||28||70%||1-5mm||Nil||SSE 7||76||SSE 20||54|
||16||29||60%||1-5mm||Nil||SSE 20||69||S 25||41|
||21||24||90%||1-5mm||Nil||SSE 10||72||S 27||59|
||20||26||90%||1-5mm||Nil||SSE 12||80||S 27||80|
||22||24||70%||1-5mm||Nil||S 11||86||S 29||85|
||18||31||90%||1-5mm||Nil||SSE 7||69||SSE 21||36|
Some homes in the community of Borroloola on the Gulf of Carpentaria have been evacuated with 74 residents sheltering elsewhere, as they wait for Cyclone Alfred to make landfall about sunrise on Tuesday.
Shacks in the fishing village of King Ash Bay in the Northern Territory's Gulf of Carpentaria have been flooded by the McArthur River.
Early today, a tropical low that has been lingering over the Gulf of Carpentaria was upgraded to tropical cyclone.