Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely this afternoon. Snow possible above 500 metres. Possible hail in the south. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then turning NW 20 to 25 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 10 and 13. High.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning. Winds W 25 to 35 km/h.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the evening. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h tending N/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the afternoon. Light winds.
Midlands Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||3||15||30%||< 1mm||Moderate||W 31||62||W 33||40|
Newcastle locals hoping for a morning swim ahead of a sweltering day have been left disappointed, with vandals emptying the city's ocean baths.
A severe weather warning is in place for damaging winds up to 90 kilometres per hour in Canberra today.
High winds overnight in Victoria kept the State Emergency Service (SES) busy with 700 calls for help across the state.