Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely during this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm, with gusty winds in the far W during this afternoon and evening. Winds E/SE 25 to 35 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 26 to 36.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning then becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the south with the chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending W/SW during the morning then tending SE/SW during the evening.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the border in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the afternoon and evening. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.
Interior Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||22||37||30%||< 1mm||Nil||ESE 21||30||SE 23||19|
||21||34||10%||< 1mm||Nil||SE 35||38||SE 33||24|
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.