Wednesday Mostly sunny. Areas of fog early this morning. Areas of morning frost about the Upper Hunter. Slight (20%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe this morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures between 15 and 18.
Thursday Areas of fog in the early morning. Mostly sunny day. Winds N/NW and light becoming NW 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the middle of the day.
Friday Partly cloudy. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h tending W 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Patchy morning fog about the Upper Hunter. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the evening.
Hunter Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||5||19||5%||< 1mm||Slight||NW 5||68||ESE 6||45|
||5||18||5%||< 1mm||Slight||SW 3||75||SE 2||52|
||4||18||5%||-||Slight||S 4||66||E 5||49|
||3||17||10%||< 1mm||Moderate||SSW 4||73||ESE 6||54|
||5||19||10%||< 1mm||Slight||NW 6||68||SE 6||48|
||3||16||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||SW 6||84||ESE 5||60|
||2||13||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||ESE 19||71||SE 18||56|
||9||18||40%||< 1mm||Nil||W 15||61||S 14||50|
||9||17||30%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 14||72||SSE 13||60|
||10||17||5%||< 1mm||Nil||SW 7||74||SSE 6||63|
||3||16||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||SW 7||85||ESE 4||58|
|Frost then sunny
||0||17||40%||< 1mm||High||NNW 1||80||SSE 7||49|
|Frost then sunny
||2||18||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||SW 4||70||ESE 4||48|
||4||18||10%||< 1mm||Slight||WSW 6||74||ESE 6||55|
Grantham floods inquiry: Concerns raised about quarry wall years before 2011 flood, commission hears
The Grantham Floods Commission of Inquiry has been shown graphic vision of the Lockyer Creek breaking its banks upstream from the Grantham quarry during the deadly 2011 disaster.
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