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|
||6||17||70%||1-5mm||Nil||WSW 24||64||WSW 28||37|
Financial assistance is being offered to farmers impacted by a severe hail storm in October in northern New South Wales.
A severe weather warning is in place for damaging winds up to 90 kilometres per hour in Canberra today.
Newcastle locals hoping for a morning swim ahead of a sweltering day have been left disappointed, with vandals emptying the city's ocean baths.