Friday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely later this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h.
Saturday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and early afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds N/NW 30 to 45 km/h turning W 25 to 35 km/h in the late morning.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Patches of light frost about the Upper Hunter in the early morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe in the morning and early afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending S/SW early in the morning then becoming light in the evening.
Monday Areas of morning frost about the Upper Hunter. Areas of morning fog. Sunny day. Light winds.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Hunter Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||18||21||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NW 15||85||WSW 14||75|
||18||21||90%||5-10mm||Nil||W 7||83||SW 14||70|
||18||21||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NW 12||79||WSW 13||73|
|Windy with rain
||14||15||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NNW 32||97||W 29||93|
||19||21||90%||10-20mm||Nil||NW 18||80||SW 24||78|
||18||22||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NW 18||78||SW 28||80|
|Windy with rain
||19||21||90%||5-10mm||Nil||WNW 8||80||SW 24||76|
||16||19||90%||5-10mm||Nil||NW 16||87||W 20||72|
A smoke haze across Perth from prescribed burns has prompted an alert from the Department of Parks and Wildlife.
It has been more than two weeks since floodwaters inundated parts of Myrtleford in Victoria, but there is still some cleaning up to do.
Victoria and Tasmania won't have time to recover from damaging winds this morning, with rain threatening to cause flooding across both states in the next 24 hours.