La Nina looks set to properly assert itself for the first time since it was officially declared late last month, with heavy rainfall forecast across the Great Lakes from Saturday onwards.
Friday should be warm and mostly sunny, with strong nor-easterly winds and temperatures between 13-27 predicted along the coast. Inland, the wind will be less intense but the temperature will be slightly higher, with 15-28 expected.
A thunderstorm looks likely on Saturday, ushering in four days of forecast showers. On the coast, 1-5mm of rain and temperatures between 15-26 are expected, while closer to the ranges, up to 20mm is predicted, along with temperatures of 19-23.
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Sunday is expected to bring heavy downpours, with 20-40mm predicted right across the region. On the coast, 13-23 is forecast, while 15-16 is expected inland.
A strong wind warning has been issued for Friday on the Mid North Coast.
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