Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the morning and early afternoon, mostly over southern suburbs. Winds N 15 to 20 km/h tending NW in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late afternoon.
Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the southwest. Light winds.
Saturday Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning. Light winds.
Sunday Sunny. Light winds becoming S 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Monday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h later.
||forecast||min||max||chance of rain||rain amount||frost risk||9am||3pm|
||15||22||40%||< 1mm||Nil||N 13||82||NW 16||56|
||15||22||40%||< 1mm||Nil||N 14||78||NW 21||54|
||13||23||40%||< 1mm||Nil||NNE 14||87||NW 20||57|
||14||24||40%||< 1mm||Nil||N 13||79||NW 15||49|
||15||23||30%||< 1mm||Nil||NE 14||80||NW 18||60|
07:23 EST Hunter-based charity Samaritans says increasing unemployment and last month's super storm has led to a doubling in the number of people seeking assistance.