Monday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers about the Lower Hunter, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Thunderstorms likely mostly in the Upper Hunter. Winds NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SE in the evening.
Tuesday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening.
Wednesday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and early afternoon. Light winds.
Thursday Partly cloudy. The chance of morning fog. Medium (50%) chance of showers about the Upper Hunter, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about the Upper Hunter in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds W 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the evening.
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Trampolines have flown into powerlines and a lightning strike has reportedly caused a house fire as a severe thunderstorm tracked from Sydney all along the coast up to northern NSW on Monday afternoon.
Those who blamed last week's blackout in South Australia on renewable energy are dead wrong.
Thunderstorms are affecting six states and territories this afternoon, four of which are under warning for severe storms.