Tuesday Very windy with heavy rain on coast. Cool, wind and rain easing inland. Snow on Alps.
Wednesday Windy with showers in southeast, mainly coast. Chilly morning then mostly sunny in north & west.
Thursday Chilly morning then mostly sunny. Brisk wind easing & showers clearing in southeast.
Friday Showers developing in the south, mainly ranges. Sunny and mild elsewhere.
Saturday Thundery rain developing in south with gusty winds. Sunny and mild in the north.
19:49 EST Authorities have sent emergency alerts to tens of thousands of people in NSW's Hunter region as forecasters warn wild weather will worsen after earlier claiming three lives.