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Here’s what you can expect with today’s Newcastle weather

At 3am today, expect a dry day with a dew point of 7.1. The temperature will feel more like a cool 5.2 with a relative humidity of 74 per cent. The highest expected temperature today is 20, which is 2 degrees higher than yesterday's max. Warmer conditions are expected on two of the next six days, with the mercury climbing above today's maximum on Thursday and Friday. The chance of rain today is 5 per cent. Showers are more likely tomorrow with the Bureau of Meteorology forecasting a medium (40 per cent) chance of rain. The UV index is predicted to be 4. There is a moderate risk of harm from sun exposure. Experts suggest covering up, using sunscreen outside and avoiding the sun around noon. Winds will be west-northwest around 29 km/h in the morning decreasing to west-northwest around 26 km/h in the afternoon. Details for the next six days: Tuesday, August 16: Partly cloudy. Min - 8. Max - 20. Wednesday, August 17: Partly cloudy. Min - 8. Max - 19. Thursday, August 18: Mostly sunny. Min - 8. Max - 21. Friday, August 19: Partly cloudy. Min - 12. Max - 22. Saturday, August 20: Sunny. Min - 8. Max - 20. Sunday, August 21: Partly cloudy. Min - 9. Max - 18.

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Traffic incidents since midnight: 0 Roadworks to avoid: 23 New roadworks this week: 2 Roadworks projects to be completed in the next 30 days: 0 Traffic incidents by suburb (most recently updated items are listed first): There were no incidents reported this morning. Roadworks by suburb (most recently updated items are listed first): Razorback Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Remembrance Driveway near Old Razorback Road Alert created at 12.51pm, August 10. Last updated at 5.01pm, August 13. Ends: 5pm, August 13 Advice: Reduce your speed. Exercise caution. Wallaroo Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Barton Highway near Church Lane Alert created at 11.06am, August 13. Last updated at 11.06am, August 13. Ends: 2pm, July 1 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution. No work will take place on public holidays. Muswellbrook Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Denman Road near Thomas Mitchell Drive Alert created at 2.16pm, January 28. Last updated at 9.23pm, August 12. Ends: 1am, September 30 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Plan your journey. Motorists are advised to expect lane closures, reduced speed limits and intermittent stoppages. Oversize and/or Overmass (OSOM) vehicles wider than 5.9m must contact 0428 386 931 at leastThree days prior travel to arrange assistance with the project team and Call-Up UHF CH 19 on approach to the worksite. These vehicles may be required to stop at designated stopping bays either side of the worksite and follow signage prior to travelling through the work zone. Ravensworth Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: New England Highway on Liddell Deviation Bridge near Old New England Highway Alert created at 2.53pm, July 15. Last updated at 6.37pm, August 12. Ends: 6am, August 30 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place. The width of the bridge has been narrowed to 7m and will have a 1.4m height clearance until work is completed. Restrictions will apply for oversize /or overmass (OSOM) vehicles. OSOM operators should contact Senior Project Engineer Michael Rheinberger on 02 4908 7840 at leastFive days before travel to arrange alternative access. OSOM operators approaching the site during night work can contact Team Leader Brendon Bourke on 0457 562 689 for assistance to pass through safely. Niagara Park Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Pacific Highway near Apanie Avenue Alert created at 1.05pm, August 5. Last updated at 1.13pm, August 12. Ends: 6am, August 19 Advice: Exercise caution. Reduced speed limit. Traffic controllers will be on site to direct motorists Tuggerah Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Pacific Motorway near Old Maitland Road Alert created at 11.30am, August 5. Last updated at 1.07pm, August 12. Ends: 6am, September 18 Advice: Exercise caution. Reduced speed limit. Traffic controllers will be on site to direct motorists Heddon Greta Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Main Road near Heddon Street Alert created at 5.43pm, November 5. Last updated at 1.03pm, August 12. Ends: 1am, September 30 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Drivers of oversize and/or overmass (OSOM) are required to contact the Works Supervisor Steve Hayes 0459 953 739 prior to travel. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place on some night shifts. Traffic Switch lane width restrictions in place, 3.1m lanes and 0.5m shoulders through worksite. Motorists are advised to allow approximatelyFive minutes of additional travel time. Denman Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Golden Highway near Duggans Road Alert created at 9.56am, September 23. Last updated at 12.48pm, August 12. Ends: 7pm, September 30 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place and allow approximately 15 minutes of additional travel time. Oversize and/or overmass (OSOM) vehicles will be escorted through the worksite. Drivers of OSOM vehicles are required to contact the works supervisor on 0413 388 683 prior to travel. Long delays expected for OSOM vehicles Williamtown Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Cabbage Tree Road near Nelson Bay Road Alert created at 11.02am, June 15. Last updated at 12.18pm, August 12. Ends: 7pm, August 15 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Allow extra travel time. A diversion, suitable for all vehicles, will be in place. Access will be maintained for local residents and businesses, school buses and emergency services. Cassilis Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Golden Highway near Wyoming Street Alert created at 8.03pm, June 30. Last updated at 12.17pm, August 12. Ends: 6pm, August 26 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions are in place. Reduced speed limit due to conditions. Merriwa Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Golden Highway near Pembroke Road Alert created at 7.56pm, June 30. Last updated at 12.15pm, August 12. Ends: 5pm, August 26 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions are in place. Reduced speed limit due to conditions. Kurri Kurri Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Lang Street near Merthyr Street Alert created at 12.33pm, July 11. Last updated at 12.13pm, August 12. Ends: 6pm, August 19 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Expect delays. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place. Freemans Waterhole Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: M1 Pacific Motorway near Palmers Road Alert created at 5.10pm, July 11. Last updated at 5.48am, August 9. Ends: 6am, September 29 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Traffic controllers will be on site to direct motorists. Traffic will be reduced to one lane through the work area. Wyong Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: M1 Pacific Motorway near north of Wyong Road off-ramp Alert created at 1.24am, August 5. Last updated at 2.32am, August 5. Ends: 6am, August 19 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Lane closures with traffic controllers on site to direct motorists. Stockton Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Nelson Bay Road near Stockton Bridge Alert created at 9.57am, July 27. Last updated at 12.53pm, August 4. Ends: 5am, October 7 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Contraflow traffic conditions will be in place. Dunolly Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: New England Highway near Bridgman Road Alert created at 12.10am, August 4. Last updated at 12.10am, August 4. Ends: 6am, August 28 Advice: Check signage. Exercise caution. Short term traffic diversions and lane configuration changes will be required at times. Traffic control and a reduced speed limit will be in place. At times, day work may be required from 7am to 5pm on weekdays. Merriwa Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Golden Highway near Quigley Street Alert created at 7.37am, April 4. Last updated at 12.46am, August 2. Ends: 12am, October 30 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place Monday and Tuesdays on site. Motorists are advised to allow approximatelyFive minutes of additional travel time. Lane width restriction of 3m lanes and 0.5m shoulder through worksite. Drivers of oversize and/or overmass (OSOM) vehicles are required to contact the Works Supervisor on 0428 643 624 prior to travel. Salt Ash Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Nelson Bay Road near Salt Ash Alert created at 7.11am, March 3. Last updated at 12.41am, August 2. Ends: 6pm, November 30 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution. Tuggerah Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Pacific Highway near Wyong Road Alert created at 3.28pm, May 20. Last updated at 11.08pm, August 1. Ends: 6am, August 18 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Motorists are advised to allow approximatelyFive minutes additional travel time. Wallaroo Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Barton Highway near Rolfe Road Alert created at 2.40am, July 8. Last updated at 10.01pm, August 1. Ends: 4pm, July 15 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Lane closures may be required and traffic controllers will be on site to direct motorists. Rolfe Road will remain accessible to motorists. Some work at night can be expected. Nearby residents will be notified before any night work takes place. No work will take place on public holidays.   Lisarow Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Pacific Highway near Parsons Road Alert created at 2.35pm, April 16. Last updated at 9.07pm, August 1. Ends: 12am, January 31 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Lane closures may be required and traffic controllers will be on site to direct motorists. Buchanan Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: John Renshaw Drive near Lings Road Alert created at 11.45am, July 29. Last updated at 11.45am, July 29. Ends: 6pm, August 26 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Expect delays. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place. The speed limit outside work hours is 60km/h. Mount White Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Pacific Highway near Morgans Road Alert created at 4.32am, March 11. Last updated at 8.26am, July 15. Ends: 4.32am, March 11 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution. Traffic controllers are on site 24hrs/day to direct motorists past the worksite. Today's hyperlocal stories are available here.

Here’s what you can expect with tomorrow’s Newcastle weather

The highest expected temperature tomorrow is 19, which is one degree lower than today's max. Warmer conditions are expected on two of the next six days, with the mercury climbing above today's maximum on Thursday and Friday. The chance of rain tomorrow is 20 per cent. Showers are less likely Monday when the Bureau of Meteorology forecasts a slim (5 per cent) chance of rain. The UV index is predicted to be 3. There is a moderate risk of harm from sun exposure. Experts suggest covering up, using sunscreen outside and avoiding the sun around noon. Winds will be west-northwest around 29 km/h in the morning increasing to west-northwest around 29 km/h in the afternoon. Details for the next six days: Sunday, August 14: Mostly sunny. Min - 8. Max - 19. Monday, August 15: Partly cloudy. Min - 8. Max - 19. Tuesday, August 16: Partly cloudy. Min - 8. Max - 20. Wednesday, August 17: Partly cloudy. Min - 9. Max - 19. Thursday, August 18: Partly cloudy. Min - 7. Max - 21. Friday, August 19: Sunny. Min - 11. Max - 22.

Here’s what you can expect with today’s Newcastle weather

At 4am today, expect a dry day with a dew point of 9. The temperature will feel more like a cool 7.7 with a relative humidity of 100 per cent. The highest expected temperature today is 20, which is 3 degrees higher than yesterday's max. Today's maximum will be topped on Wednesday, but cooler conditions are expected on five of the next six days. The chance of rain today is 50 per cent. Showers are more likely tomorrow with the Bureau of Meteorology forecasting a high (80 per cent) chance of rain. The UV index is predicted to be 4. There is a moderate risk of harm from sun exposure. Experts suggest covering up, using sunscreen outside and avoiding the sun around noon. Winds will be north-northeast around 10 km/h in the morning increasing to north-northeast around 11 km/h in the afternoon. Details for the next six days: Friday, August 12: Showers increasing. Min - 10. Max - 18. Saturday, August 13: Shower or two. Min - 10. Max - 20. Sunday, August 14: Possible shower. Min - 8. Max - 18. Monday, August 15: Mostly sunny. Min - 8. Max - 19. Tuesday, August 16: Partly cloudy. Min - 7. Max - 19. Wednesday, August 17: Mostly sunny. Min - 8. Max - 21.

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Traffic incidents since midnight: 6 Roadworks to avoid: 23 New roadworks this week: 1 Roadworks projects to be completed in the next 30 days: 0 Traffic incidents by suburb (most recently updated items are listed first): Tuggerah Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Wyong Road near Westfield Tuggerah Alert created at 4.32pm, August 11. Last updated at 5.29pm, August 11. Advice: Exercise caution. Reduce your speed. Wadalba Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Pacific Highway near Figtree Boulevard Alert created at 2.10pm, August 11. Last updated at 2.46pm, August 11. Advice: Exercise caution. Allandale Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Hunter Expressway near Lovedale Road Alert created at 3.27am, August 11. Last updated at 2.18pm, August 11. Advice: Exercise caution. The truck is located in a cross over bay. North Arm Cove Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Pacific Highway near Hunterview Road Alert created at 7.43am, August 11. Last updated at 1.05pm, August 11. Advice: Exercise caution. Allow extra travel time. Hexham Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Pacific Highway near Hexham Bridge Alert created at 11.02am, August 11. Last updated at 11.15am, August 11. Advice: Allow extra travel time. Plan your journey. The southbound bridge at Hexham will undergo essential maintenance for around 10 minutes. Beresfield Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: M1 Pacific Motorway near John Renshaw Drive Alert created at 12.18am, August 11. Last updated at 1.30am, August 11. Advice: Belford Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: New England Highway near Standen Drive Alert created at 6.14pm, August 10. Last updated at 6.50pm, August 10. Advice: Exercise caution. Reduce your speed. Hamlyn Terrace Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Sparks Road near Minnesota Road Alert created at 6.07pm, August 10. Last updated at 6.19pm, August 10. Advice: Exercise caution. Reduce your speed. Tomago Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Tomago Road near Westrac Drive Alert created at 2.57pm, August 4. Last updated at 3.09pm, August 4. Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution. Freemans Waterhole Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Freemans Drive near north of Palmers Road Alert created at 1.03pm, July 12. Last updated at 1.39am, July 18. Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution. Merriwa Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Golden Highway near Worondi Rivulet Bridge (near Dunblane Road) Alert created at 2.22pm, June 9. Last updated at 8.28am, July 15. Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution. The work has been completed but the reduced speed limit remains in place. Roadworks by suburb (most recently updated items are listed first): Razorback Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Remembrance Driveway near Old Razorback Road Alert created at 12.51pm, August 10. Last updated at 12.58pm, August 10. Ends: 5pm, August 13 Advice: Reduce your speed. Exercise caution. Tuggerah Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Pacific Motorway near Old Maitland Road Alert created at 11.30am, August 5. Last updated at 5.49am, August 9. Ends: 6am, August 19 Advice: Exercise caution. Reduced speed limit. Traffic controllers will be on site to direct motorists Freemans Waterhole Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: M1 Pacific Motorway near Palmers Road Alert created at 5.10pm, July 11. Last updated at 5.48am, August 9. Ends: 6am, September 29 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Traffic controllers will be on site to direct motorists. Traffic will be reduced to one lane through the work area. Niagara Park Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Pacific Highway near Apanie Avenue Alert created at 1.05pm, August 5. Last updated at 1.05pm, August 5. Ends: 6am, August 12 Advice: Exercise caution. Reduced speed limit. Traffic controllers will be on site to direct motorists Williamtown Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Cabbage Tree Road near Nelson Bay Road Alert created at 11.02am, June 15. Last updated at 11.27am, August 5. Ends: 7pm, August 12 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Allow extra travel time. A diversion, suitable for all vehicles, will be in place. Access will be maintained for local residents and businesses, school buses and emergency services. Wyong Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: M1 Pacific Motorway near north of Wyong Road off-ramp Alert created at 1.24am, August 5. Last updated at 2.32am, August 5. Ends: 6am, August 19 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Lane closures with traffic controllers on site to direct motorists. Stockton Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Nelson Bay Road near Stockton Bridge Alert created at 9.57am, July 27. Last updated at 12.53pm, August 4. Ends: 5am, October 7 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Contraflow traffic conditions will be in place. Dunolly Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: New England Highway near Bridgman Road Alert created at 12.10am, August 4. Last updated at 12.10am, August 4. Ends: 6am, August 28 Advice: Check signage. Exercise caution. Short term traffic diversions and lane configuration changes will be required at times. Traffic control and a reduced speed limit will be in place. At times, day work may be required from 7am to 5pm on weekdays. Merriwa Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Golden Highway near Quigley Street Alert created at 7.37am, April 4. Last updated at 12.46am, August 2. Ends: 12am, October 30 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place Monday and Tuesdays on site. Motorists are advised to allow approximatelyFive minutes of additional travel time. Lane width restriction of 3m lanes and 0.5m shoulder through worksite. Drivers of oversize and/or overmass (OSOM) vehicles are required to contact the Works Supervisor on 0428 643 624 prior to travel. Salt Ash Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Nelson Bay Road near Salt Ash Alert created at 7.11am, March 3. Last updated at 12.41am, August 2. Ends: 6pm, November 30 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution. Tuggerah Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Pacific Highway near Wyong Road Alert created at 3.28pm, May 20. Last updated at 11.08pm, August 1. Ends: 6am, August 18 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Motorists are advised to allow approximatelyFive minutes additional travel time. Wallaroo Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Barton Highway near Rolfe Road Alert created at 2.40am, July 8. Last updated at 10.01pm, August 1. Ends: 4pm, July 15 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Lane closures may be required and traffic controllers will be on site to direct motorists. Rolfe Road will remain accessible to motorists. Some work at night can be expected. Nearby residents will be notified before any night work takes place. No work will take place on public holidays.   Lisarow Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Pacific Highway near Parsons Road Alert created at 2.35pm, April 16. Last updated at 9.07pm, August 1. Ends: 12am, January 31 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Lane closures may be required and traffic controllers will be on site to direct motorists. Kurri Kurri Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Lang Street near Merthyr Street Alert created at 12.33pm, July 11. Last updated at 11.01pm, July 31. Ends: 6pm, August 12 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Expect delays. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place. Heddon Greta Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Main Road near Heddon Street Alert created at 5.43pm, November 5. Last updated at 3.59pm, July 29. Ends: 1am, August 31 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Drivers of oversize and/or overmass (OSOM) are required to contact the Works Supervisor Steve Hayes 0459 953 739 prior to travel. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place on some night shifts. Traffic Switch lane width restrictions in place, 3.1m lanes and 0.5m shoulders through worksite. Motorists are advised to allow approximatelyFive minutes of additional travel time. Garland Valley Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Putty Road near Alert created at 3.51pm, July 29. Last updated at 3.51pm, July 29. Ends: 6am, August 12 Advice: Avoid the area. Plan your journey. Only local residents will be allowed access. Traffic control will be in place 24 hours a day Denman Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Golden Highway near Duggans Road Alert created at 9.56am, September 23. Last updated at 3.44pm, July 29. Ends: 7pm, September 21 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place and allow approximately 15 minutes of additional travel time. Oversize and/or overmass (OSOM) vehicles will be escorted through the worksite. Drivers of OSOM vehicles are required to contact the works supervisor on 0413 388 683 prior to travel. Long delays expected for OSOM vehicles Cassilis Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Golden Highway near Wyoming Street Alert created at 8.03pm, June 30. Last updated at 12.01pm, July 29. Ends: 6pm, August 26 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions are in place. Reduced speed limit due to conditions. Merriwa Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Golden Highway near Pembroke Road Alert created at 7.56pm, June 30. Last updated at 11.59am, July 29. Ends: 5pm, August 26 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions are in place. Reduced speed limit due to conditions. Buchanan Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: John Renshaw Drive near Lings Road Alert created at 11.45am, July 29. Last updated at 11.45am, July 29. Ends: 6pm, August 26 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Expect delays. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place. The speed limit outside work hours is 60km/h. Muswellbrook Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Denman Road near Thomas Mitchell Drive Alert created at 2.16pm, January 28. Last updated at 8.37am, July 15. Ends: 1am, September 30 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Plan your journey. Motorists are advised to expect lane closures, reduced speed limits and intermittent stoppages. Oversize and/or Overmass (OSOM) vehicles wider than 5.9m must contact 0428 386 931 at leastThree days prior travel to arrange assistance with the project team and Call-Up UHF CH 19 on approach to the worksite. These vehicles may be required to stop at designated stopping bays either side of the worksite and follow signage prior to travelling through the work zone. Ravensworth Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: New England Highway on Liddell Deviation Bridge near Old New England Highway Alert created at 2.53pm, July 15. Last updated at 8.26am, July 15. Ends: 6am, August 30 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place. The width of the bridge has been narrowed to 7m and will have a 1.4m height clearance until work is completed. Restrictions will apply for oversize /or overmass (OSOM) vehicles. OSOM operators should contact Senior Project Engineer Michael Rheinberger on 02 4908 7840 at leastFive days before travel to arrange alternative access. OSOM operators approaching the site during night work can contact Team Leader Brendon Bourke on 0457 562 689 for assistance to pass through safely. Mount White Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Pacific Highway near Morgans Road Alert created at 4.32am, March 11. Last updated at 8.26am, July 15. Ends: 4.32am, March 11 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution. Traffic controllers are on site 24hrs/day to direct motorists past the worksite. Today's hyperlocal stories are available here.

Here’s what you can expect with tomorrow’s Newcastle weather

The highest expected temperature tomorrow is 19, which is two degrees higher than today's max. Warmer conditions are expected on each of the next six days. The chance of rain tomorrow is 40 per cent. Showers are less likely Thursday when the Bureau of Meteorology forecasts a slight (20 per cent) chance of rain. The UV index is predicted to be 3. There is a moderate risk of harm from sun exposure. Experts suggest covering up, using sunscreen outside and avoiding the sun around noon. Winds will be west-southwest around 15 km/h in the morning shifting to south around 16 km/h in the afternoon. Details for the next six days: Wednesday, August 10: Shower or two. Min - 9. Max - 19. Thursday, August 11: Cloudy. Min - 7. Max - 20. Friday, August 12: Shower or two. Min - 10. Max - 19. Saturday, August 13: Showers. Min - 10. Max - 20. Sunday, August 14: Possible shower. Min - 8. Max - 20. Monday, August 15: Partly cloudy. Min - 7. Max - 20.

Here’s what you can expect with today’s Newcastle weather

At 1pm today, expect a dry day with a dew point of 9.1. The temperature will feel more like a cool 11 with a relative humidity of 61 per cent. The highest expected temperature today is 18, which is 1 degree higher than yesterday's max. Warmer conditions are expected on four of the next six days, with the mercury climbing above today's maximum on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The chance of rain today is 80 per cent. Showers are more likely tomorrow with the Bureau of Meteorology forecasting a very high (90 per cent) chance of rain. The UV index is predicted to be 3. There is a moderate risk of harm from sun exposure. Experts suggest covering up, using sunscreen outside and avoiding the sun around noon. Winds will be west-southwest around 17 km/h in the morning shifting to south-southwest around 22 km/h in the afternoon. Details for the next six days: Tuesday, August 9: Showers. Min - 8. Max - 17. Wednesday, August 10: Shower or two. Min - 9. Max - 18. Thursday, August 11: Partly cloudy. Min - 8. Max - 19. Friday, August 12: Shower or two. Min - 10. Max - 20. Saturday, August 13: Showers. Min - 10. Max - 19. Sunday, August 14: Possible shower. Min - 8. Max - 20.

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Traffic incidents since midnight: 0 Roadworks to avoid: 25 New roadworks this week: 4 Roadworks projects to be completed in the next 30 days: 0 Traffic incidents by suburb (most recently updated items are listed first): There were no incidents reported this morning. Roadworks by suburb (most recently updated items are listed first): Niagara Park Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Pacific Highway near Apanie Avenue Alert created at 1.05pm, August 5. Last updated at 1.05pm, August 5. Ends: 6am, August 12 Advice: Exercise caution. Reduced speed limit. Traffic controllers will be on site to direct motorists Warnervale Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Sparks Road near Mountain Road Alert created at 8.58am, June 3. Last updated at 11.50am, August 5. Ends: 5am, July 30 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Allow extra travel time. Motorists are advised to allow approximatelyFive minutes additional travel time. Traffic controllers will be on site to direct motorists. Tuggerah Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Pacific Motorway near Old Maitland Road Alert created at 11.30am, August 5. Last updated at 11.33am, August 5. Ends: 6am, August 19 Advice: Exercise caution. Reduced speed limit. Traffic controllers will be on site to direct motorists Williamtown Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Cabbage Tree Road near Nelson Bay Road Alert created at 11.02am, June 15. Last updated at 11.27am, August 5. Ends: 7pm, August 12 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Allow extra travel time. A diversion, suitable for all vehicles, will be in place. Access will be maintained for local residents and businesses, school buses and emergency services. Freemans Waterhole Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: M1 Pacific Motorway near Palmers Road Alert created at 5.10pm, July 11. Last updated at 11.18am, August 5. Ends: 6am, September 29 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Traffic controllers will be on site to direct motorists. Traffic will be reduced to one lane through the work area. Calga Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Pacific Highway near Alert created at 4.55pm, July 29. Last updated at 6am, August 5. Ends: 6am, August 5 Advice: Exercise caution. Reduced speed limit. Traffic will be reduced to one lane through the work area. Traffic controllers will be on site to direct motorists. Wyong Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: M1 Pacific Motorway near north of Wyong Road off-ramp Alert created at 1.24am, August 5. Last updated at 2.32am, August 5. Ends: 6am, August 19 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Lane closures with traffic controllers on site to direct motorists. Stockton Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Nelson Bay Road near Stockton Bridge Alert created at 9.57am, July 27. Last updated at 12.53pm, August 4. Ends: 5am, October 7 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Contraflow traffic conditions will be in place. Dunolly Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: New England Highway near Bridgman Road Alert created at 12.10am, August 4. Last updated at 12.10am, August 4. Ends: 6am, August 28 Advice: Check signage. Exercise caution. Short term traffic diversions and lane configuration changes will be required at times. Traffic control and a reduced speed limit will be in place. At times, day work may be required from 7am to 5pm on weekdays. Merriwa Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Golden Highway near Quigley Street Alert created at 7.37am, April 4. Last updated at 12.46am, August 2. Ends: 12am, October 30 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place Monday and Tuesdays on site. Motorists are advised to allow approximatelyFive minutes of additional travel time. Lane width restriction of 3m lanes and 0.5m shoulder through worksite. Drivers of oversize and/or overmass (OSOM) vehicles are required to contact the Works Supervisor on 0428 643 624 prior to travel. Salt Ash Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Nelson Bay Road near Salt Ash Alert created at 7.11am, March 3. Last updated at 12.41am, August 2. Ends: 6pm, November 30 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution. Tuggerah Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Pacific Highway near Wyong Road Alert created at 3.28pm, May 20. Last updated at 11.08pm, August 1. Ends: 6am, August 18 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Motorists are advised to allow approximatelyFive minutes additional travel time. Wallaroo Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Barton Highway near Rolfe Road Alert created at 2.40am, July 8. Last updated at 10.01pm, August 1. Ends: 4pm, July 15 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Lane closures may be required and traffic controllers will be on site to direct motorists. Rolfe Road will remain accessible to motorists. Some work at night can be expected. Nearby residents will be notified before any night work takes place. No work will take place on public holidays.   Lisarow Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Pacific Highway near Parsons Road Alert created at 2.35pm, April 16. Last updated at 9.07pm, August 1. Ends: 12am, January 31 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Lane closures may be required and traffic controllers will be on site to direct motorists. Kurri Kurri Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Lang Street near Merthyr Street Alert created at 12.33pm, July 11. Last updated at 11.01pm, July 31. Ends: 6pm, August 12 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Expect delays. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place. Hexham Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Pacific Highway near Hexham Bridge Alert created at 7.38pm, March 12. Last updated at 4.58pm, July 29. Ends: 6am, August 5 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Southbound Hexham bridge will be closed with contraflow traffic conditions in place on the northbound carriageway.  Motorists are advised to allow approximately 10 minutes additional travel time. Drivers of oversize and/or overmass (OSOM) are required to contact the works supervisor Craig 0459 827 236 prior to travel. Heddon Greta Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Main Road near Heddon Street Alert created at 5.43pm, November 5. Last updated at 3.59pm, July 29. Ends: 1am, August 31 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Drivers of oversize and/or overmass (OSOM) are required to contact the Works Supervisor Steve Hayes 0459 953 739 prior to travel. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place on some night shifts. Traffic Switch lane width restrictions in place, 3.1m lanes and 0.5m shoulders through worksite. Motorists are advised to allow approximatelyFive minutes of additional travel time. Garland Valley Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Putty Road near Alert created at 3.51pm, July 29. Last updated at 3.51pm, July 29. Ends: 6am, August 12 Advice: Avoid the area. Plan your journey. Only local residents will be allowed access. Traffic control will be in place 24 hours a day Denman Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Golden Highway near Duggans Road Alert created at 9.56am, September 23. Last updated at 3.44pm, July 29. Ends: 7pm, September 21 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place and allow approximately 15 minutes of additional travel time. Oversize and/or overmass (OSOM) vehicles will be escorted through the worksite. Drivers of OSOM vehicles are required to contact the works supervisor on 0413 388 683 prior to travel. Long delays expected for OSOM vehicles Cassilis Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Golden Highway near Wyoming Street Alert created at 8.03pm, June 30. Last updated at 12.01pm, July 29. Ends: 6pm, August 26 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions are in place. Reduced speed limit due to conditions. Merriwa Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Golden Highway near Pembroke Road Alert created at 7.56pm, June 30. Last updated at 11.59am, July 29. Ends: 5pm, August 26 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions are in place. Reduced speed limit due to conditions. Buchanan Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: John Renshaw Drive near Lings Road Alert created at 11.45am, July 29. Last updated at 11.45am, July 29. Ends: 6pm, August 26 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Expect delays. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place. The speed limit outside work hours is 60km/h. Muswellbrook Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Denman Road near Thomas Mitchell Drive Alert created at 2.16pm, January 28. Last updated at 8.37am, July 15. Ends: 1am, September 30 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Plan your journey. Motorists are advised to expect lane closures, reduced speed limits and intermittent stoppages. Oversize and/or Overmass (OSOM) vehicles wider than 5.9m must contact 0428 386 931 at leastThree days prior travel to arrange assistance with the project team and Call-Up UHF CH 19 on approach to the worksite. These vehicles may be required to stop at designated stopping bays either side of the worksite and follow signage prior to travelling through the work zone. Ravensworth Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: New England Highway on Liddell Deviation Bridge near Old New England Highway Alert created at 2.53pm, July 15. Last updated at 8.26am, July 15. Ends: 6am, August 30 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place. The width of the bridge has been narrowed to 7m and will have a 1.4m height clearance until work is completed. Restrictions will apply for oversize /or overmass (OSOM) vehicles. OSOM operators should contact Senior Project Engineer Michael Rheinberger on 02 4908 7840 at leastFive days before travel to arrange alternative access. OSOM operators approaching the site during night work can contact Team Leader Brendon Bourke on 0457 562 689 for assistance to pass through safely. Mount White Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Pacific Highway near Morgans Road Alert created at 4.32am, March 11. Last updated at 8.26am, July 15. Ends: 4.32am, March 11 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution. Traffic controllers are on site 24hrs/day to direct motorists past the worksite. Today's hyperlocal stories are available here.

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Here’s what you can expect with today’s Newcastle weather

A dew point of 13.2 at 6am today means the temperature will feel like a comfortable 14.2 degrees. The relative humidity is 100 per cent. The highest expected temperature today is 22, which is 3 degrees higher than yesterday's max. Today's maximum is the highest the mercury will climb over the next seven days, according to the forecast. The chance of rain today is 30 per cent. Showers are less likely tomorrow with the Bureau of Meteorology forecasting a slim (5 per cent) chance of rain. The UV index is predicted to be 3. There is a moderate risk of harm from sun exposure. Experts suggest covering up, using sunscreen outside and avoiding the sun around noon. Winds will be northwest around 15 km/h in the morning increasing to northwest around 20 km/h in the afternoon. Details for the next six days: Saturday, August 6: Sunny. Min - 10. Max - 21. Sunday, August 7: Partly cloudy. Min - 8. Max - 19. Monday, August 8: Possible shower. Min - 7. Max - 18. Tuesday, August 9: Shower or two. Min - 8. Max - 17. Wednesday, August 10: Possible shower. Min - 8. Max - 18. Thursday, August 11: Partly cloudy. Min - 9. Max - 19.

Here’s what you can expect with today’s Newcastle weather

At 2am today, expect a dry day with a dew point of 8.6. The temperature will feel more like a cool 10.4 with a relative humidity of 77 per cent. The highest expected temperature today is 19, the same as yesterday's max. Warmer conditions are expected on five of the next six days, with the mercury climbing above today's maximum on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The chance of rain today is 80 per cent. Showers are less likely tomorrow with the Bureau of Meteorology forecasting a slim (5 per cent) chance of rain. The UV index is predicted to be 3. There is a moderate risk of harm from sun exposure. Experts suggest covering up, using sunscreen outside and avoiding the sun around noon. Winds will be north around 14 km/h in the morning shifting to north-northwest around 18 km/h in the afternoon. Details for the next six days: Tuesday, August 2: Sunny. Min - 6. Max - 20. Wednesday, August 3: Partly cloudy. Min - 7. Max - 22. Thursday, August 4: Shower or two. Min - 11. Max - 23. Friday, August 5: Shower or two. Min - 14. Max - 23. Saturday, August 6: Sunny. Min - 10. Max - 21. Sunday, August 7: Possible shower. Min - 7. Max - 19.

Here’s what you can expect with today’s Newcastle weather

At 3pm today, expect a dry day with a dew point of 6.7. The temperature will feel more like a cool 15.5 with a relative humidity of 53 per cent. The highest expected temperature today is 17, which is 1 degree higher than yesterday's max. Warmer conditions are expected on each of the next six days. The chance of rain today is 10 per cent. Showers are more likely tomorrow with the Bureau of Meteorology forecasting a medium (50 per cent) chance of rain. The UV index is predicted to be 3. There is a moderate risk of harm from sun exposure. Experts suggest covering up, using sunscreen outside and avoiding the sun around noon. Winds will be west around 15 km/h in the morning shifting to south around 7 km/h in the afternoon. Details for the next six days: Sunday, July 31: Becoming cloudy. Min - 5. Max - 18. Monday, August 1: Shower or two. Min - 9. Max - 20. Tuesday, August 2: Sunny. Min - 7. Max - 20. Wednesday, August 3: Partly cloudy. Min - 8. Max - 21. Thursday, August 4: Shower or two. Min - 13. Max - 23. Friday, August 5: Shower or two. Min - 12. Max - 21.

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Traffic incidents since midnight: 9 Roadworks to avoid: 23 New roadworks this week: 4 Roadworks projects to be completed in the next 30 days: 0 Traffic incidents by suburb (most recently updated items are listed first): Mayfield Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Curley Road near Lambton Road Alert created at 7.21pm, July 29. Last updated at 7.35pm, July 29. Advice: Reduce your speed. Exercise caution. Narara Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Pacific Highway near Argyle Avenue Alert created at 5.47pm, July 29. Last updated at 5.47pm, July 29. Advice: Exercise caution. Allow extra travel time. Muswellbrook Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: New England Highway near Hebden Road Alert created at 4.06pm, July 29. Last updated at 4.53pm, July 29. Advice: Exercise caution. Dural Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: New Line Road near David Road Alert created at 4.32pm, July 29. Last updated at 4.32pm, July 29. Advice: Exercise caution. Allow extra travel time. Sandgate Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Maitland Road near Wallsend Road Alert created at 2.44pm, July 29. Last updated at 3.44pm, July 29. Advice: Exercise caution. Westbound motorists are able to pass the incident site using the shoulder. Maitland Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Cessnock Road near New England Highway Alert created at 2.10pm, July 29. Last updated at 3.12pm, July 29. Advice: Allow extra travel time. Muswellbrook Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: New England Highway near Hebden Road Alert created at 10am, July 29. Last updated at 10.19am, July 29. Advice: Exercise caution. Whittingham Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: New England Highway near Mitchell Line of Road Alert created at 7.26am, July 29. Last updated at 9.24am, July 29. Advice: Exercise caution. Wallsend Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Newcastle Road near Thomas Street Alert created at 2.24am, July 29. Last updated at 2.40am, July 29. Advice: Reduce your speed. Exercise caution. Wyoming Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Pacific Highway near Kinarra Avenue Alert created at 6.50pm, July 28. Last updated at 10.38pm, July 28. Advice: Exercise caution. Use diversions. East Gresford Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Bingleburra Road near Allyn River Road Alert created at 11am, July 8. Last updated at 1.47am, July 18. Advice: Plan your journey. Use an alternative route. Resident access will be maintained.  For information regarding local council roads please see the  Dungog Shire Council webpage. Freemans Waterhole Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Freemans Drive near north of Palmers Road Alert created at 1.03pm, July 12. Last updated at 1.39am, July 18. Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution. Merriwa Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Golden Highway near Worondi Rivulet Bridge (near Dunblane Road) Alert created at 2.22pm, June 9. Last updated at 8.28am, July 15. Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution. The work has been completed but the reduced speed limit remains in place. Roadworks by suburb (most recently updated items are listed first): Hexham Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Pacific Highway near Hexham Bridge Alert created at 7.38pm, March 12. Last updated at 4.58pm, July 29. Ends: 6am, August 5 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Southbound Hexham bridge will be closed with contraflow traffic conditions in place on the northbound carriageway.  Motorists are advised to allow approximately 10 minutes additional travel time. Drivers of oversize and/or overmass (OSOM) are required to contact the works supervisor Craig 0459 827 236 prior to travel. Calga Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Pacific Highway near Alert created at 4.55pm, July 29. Last updated at 4.55pm, July 29. Ends: 6am, August 5 Advice: Exercise caution. Reduced speed limit. Traffic will be reduced to one lane through the work area. Traffic controllers will be on site to direct motorists. Heddon Greta Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Main Road near Heddon Street Alert created at 5.43pm, November 5. Last updated at 3.59pm, July 29. Ends: 1am, August 31 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Drivers of oversize and/or overmass (OSOM) are required to contact the Works Supervisor Steve Hayes 0459 953 739 prior to travel. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place on some night shifts. Traffic Switch lane width restrictions in place, 3.1m lanes and 0.5m shoulders through worksite. Motorists are advised to allow approximatelyFive minutes of additional travel time. Garland Valley Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Putty Road near Alert created at 3.51pm, July 29. Last updated at 3.51pm, July 29. Ends: 6am, August 12 Advice: Avoid the area. Plan your journey. Only local residents will be allowed access. Traffic control will be in place 24 hours a day Denman Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Golden Highway near Duggans Road Alert created at 9.56am, September 23. Last updated at 3.44pm, July 29. Ends: 7pm, September 21 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place and allow approximately 15 minutes of additional travel time. Oversize and/or overmass (OSOM) vehicles will be escorted through the worksite. Drivers of OSOM vehicles are required to contact the works supervisor on 0413 388 683 prior to travel. Long delays expected for OSOM vehicles Williamtown Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Cabbage Tree Road near Nelson Bay Road Alert created at 11.02am, June 15. Last updated at 12.05pm, July 29. Ends: 7pm, August 5 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Allow extra travel time. The speed limit outside work hours will be 60km/h. Access will be maintained for local residents and businesses, school buses and emergency services. Cassilis Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Golden Highway near Wyoming Street Alert created at 8.03pm, June 30. Last updated at 12.01pm, July 29. Ends: 6pm, August 26 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions are in place. Reduced speed limit due to conditions. Merriwa Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Golden Highway near Pembroke Road Alert created at 7.56pm, June 30. Last updated at 11.59am, July 29. Ends: 5pm, August 26 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions are in place. Reduced speed limit due to conditions. Kurri Kurri Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Lang Street near Merthyr Street Alert created at 12.33pm, July 11. Last updated at 11.50am, July 29. Ends: 6pm, August 12 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Expect delays. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place.   Buchanan Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: John Renshaw Drive near Lings Road Alert created at 11.45am, July 29. Last updated at 11.45am, July 29. Ends: 6pm, August 26 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Expect delays. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place. The speed limit outside work hours is 60km/h. Stockton Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Nelson Bay Road near Stockton Bridge Alert created at 9.57am, July 27. Last updated at 9.57am, July 27. Ends: 6am, September 30 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Contraflow traffic conditions will be in place. Lisarow Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Pacific Highway near Parsons Road Alert created at 2.35pm, April 16. Last updated at 8.29pm, July 21. Ends: 12am, January 31 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution. Lane closures may be required and traffic controllers will be on site to direct motorists. Kurri Kurri Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Lang Street near Alert created at 3.39pm, July 14. Last updated at 5.41pm, July 21. Ends: 7pm, July 31 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Allow extra travel time. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place. Motorists are advised to allow approximatelyFive minutes additional travel time.   Warnervale Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Sparks Road near Mountain Road Alert created at 8.58am, June 3. Last updated at 5.14pm, July 21. Ends: 5am, July 30 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Allow extra travel time. Motorists are advised to allow approximatelyFive minutes additional travel time. Freemans Waterhole Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Pacific Motorway near Awaba Interchange Alert created at 5.10pm, July 11. Last updated at 5.10pm, July 21. Ends: 6am, September 29 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution. Traffic will be reduced to one lane northbound and southbound through the work area 24/7. Muswellbrook Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Denman Road near Thomas Mitchell Drive Alert created at 2.16pm, January 28. Last updated at 8.37am, July 15. Ends: 1am, September 30 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Plan your journey. Motorists are advised to expect lane closures, reduced speed limits and intermittent stoppages. Oversize and/or Overmass (OSOM) vehicles wider than 5.9m must contact 0428 386 931 at leastThree days prior travel to arrange assistance with the project team and Call-Up UHF CH 19 on approach to the worksite. These vehicles may be required to stop at designated stopping bays either side of the worksite and follow signage prior to travelling through the work zone. Merriwa Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Golden Highway near Quigley Street Alert created at 7.37am, April 4. Last updated at 8.33am, July 15. Ends: 12am, October 30 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place Monday and Tuesdays on site. Motorists are advised to allow approximatelyFive minutes of additional travel time. Lane width restriction of 3m lanes and 0.5m shoulder through worksite. Drivers of oversize and/or overmass (OSOM) vehicles are required to contact the Works Supervisor on 0428 643 624 prior to travel. Wallaroo Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Barton Highway near 16km north of ACT border Alert created at 1.17am, January 22. Last updated at 8.31am, July 15. Ends: 7pm, August 31 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution. Work has started on intersection upgrades on the Barton Highway at Briarwood Lane, Nanima Road, and Spring Range Road as work on the Barton Highway Upgrade continues. Motorists are advised to allow approximatelyFive minutes of additional travel time. Ravensworth Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: New England Highway on Liddell Deviation Bridge near Old New England Highway Alert created at 2.53pm, July 15. Last updated at 8.26am, July 15. Ends: 6am, August 30 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place. The width of the bridge has been narrowed to 7m and will have a 1.4m height clearance until work is completed. Restrictions will apply for oversize /or overmass (OSOM) vehicles. OSOM operators should contact Senior Project Engineer Michael Rheinberger on 02 4908 7840 at leastFive days before travel to arrange alternative access. OSOM operators approaching the site during night work can contact Team Leader Brendon Bourke on 0457 562 689 for assistance to pass through safely. Cliftleigh Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Main Road/Cessnock Road near William Tester Drive Alert created at 6.02pm, March 29. Last updated at 8.26am, July 15. Ends: 1am, July 30 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution. An upcoming planned closure will not occur until at least August. The Project Team can be called on 1800 595 220. Mount White Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Pacific Highway near Morgans Road Alert created at 4.32am, March 11. Last updated at 8.26am, July 15. Ends: 4.32am, March 11 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution. Traffic controllers are on site 24hrs/day to direct motorists past the worksite. Salt Ash Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Nelson Bay Road near Salt Ash Alert created at 7.11am, March 3. Last updated at 8.24am, July 15. Ends: 6pm, November 30 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution. Some night work may be required at times for the safety of motorists and workers. Wallaroo Notavailable(NotAvailable) Affected street: Barton Highway near Rolfe Road Alert created at 2.40am, July 8. Last updated at 2.40am, July 8. Ends: 4pm, July 15 Advice: Exercise caution. Check signage. There will be a traffic controllers, partial lane closures and a reduced speed limit of 40kmh on Rolfe Rd. Motorists will continue to have access to Rolfe Rd at all times. Most of the work will take place during the day, however there may be a need to carry out some work at night to reduce impacts to traffic. Nearby residents will be notified before any night work takes place. No work will take place on public holidays.   Today's hyperlocal stories are available here.

Here’s what you can expect with today’s Newcastle weather

At 2am today, expect a dry day with a dew point of 5.5. The temperature will feel more like a cool 3.3 with a relative humidity of 81 per cent. The highest expected temperature today is 19, which is 1 degree higher than yesterday's max. Today's maximum will be topped on Wednesday, but cooler conditions are expected on five of the next six days. The chance of rain today is 30 per cent. Showers are more likely tomorrow with the Bureau of Meteorology forecasting a medium (40 per cent) chance of rain. The UV index is predicted to be 3. There is a moderate risk of harm from sun exposure. Experts suggest covering up, using sunscreen outside and avoiding the sun around noon. Winds will be west-northwest around 21 km/h in the morning shifting to west around 14 km/h in the afternoon. Details for the next six days: Friday, July 29: Shower or two. Min - 8. Max - 16. Saturday, July 30: Mostly sunny. Min - 7. Max - 17. Sunday, July 31: Mostly sunny. Min - 5. Max - 19. Monday, August 1: Shower or two. Min - 9. Max - 19. Tuesday, August 2: Sunny. Min - 7. Max - 19. Wednesday, August 3: Partly cloudy. Min - 7. Max - 20.

Check out the latest on Newcastle and Hunter roads

Traffic incidents since midnight: 7 Roadworks to avoid: 20 New roadworks this week: 1 Roadworks projects to be completed in the next 30 days: 0 Traffic incidents by suburb (most recently updated items are listed first): Williamtown Crash (4 cars) Affected street: Nelson Bay Road near Cabbage Tree Road Alert created at 5.45pm, July 27. Last updated at 6.47pm, July 27. Advice: Exercise caution. Reduce your speed. Cooranbong Crash (Car) Affected street: M1 Pacific Motorway near Newport Road Alert created at 2.52pm, July 27. Last updated at 3.07pm, July 27. Advice: Reduce your speed. Exercise caution. Summer Hill Crash (Car into pole) Affected street: Old Canterbury Road near Junction Road Alert created at 10.55am, July 27. Last updated at 11.53am, July 27. Advice: Exercise caution. Reduce your speed. Calga Hazard (Truck tyre debris) Affected street: M1 Pacific Motorway near Peats Ridge Road Alert created at 11.01am, July 27. Last updated at 11.26am, July 27. Advice: Exercise caution. Reduce your speed. Summer Hill Hazard (Damaged guardrail) Affected street: Parramatta Road near Dover Street Alert created at 8.26am, July 27. Last updated at 10.10am, July 27. Advice: Reduce your speed. Exercise caution. Beresfield Breakdown (Car) Affected street: Weakleys Drive near Canavan Drive Alert created at 7.37am, July 27. Last updated at 8.34am, July 27. Advice: Reduce your speed. Exercise caution. Sawyers Gully Hazard (Cow) Affected street: Hunter Expressway near Old Maitland Road Alert created at 6.23am, July 27. Last updated at 6.49am, July 27. Advice: Reduce your speed. Exercise caution. Cardiff Traffic lights blacked out Affected street: Main Road near Newcastle Street Alert created at 6.04pm, July 26. Last updated at 2.57am, July 27. Advice: Reduce your speed. Exercise caution. East Gresford Hazard (Landslip) Affected street: Bingleburra Road near Allyn River Road Alert created at 11am, July 8. Last updated at 1.47am, July 18. Advice: Plan your journey. Use an alternative route. Resident access will be maintained. For information regarding local council roads please see the Dungog Shire Council webpage. Freemans Waterhole Hazard (Landslip) Affected street: Freemans Drive near north of Palmers Road Alert created at 1.03pm, July 12. Last updated at 1.39am, July 18. Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution; Check signage. Merriwa Emergency roadwork (Safety barrier repairs) Affected street: Golden Highway near Worondi Rivulet Bridge (near Dunblane Road) Alert created at 2.22pm, June 9. Last updated at 8.28am, July 15. Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution. The work has been completed but the reduced speed limit remains in place. Roadworks by suburb (most recently updated items are listed first): Hexham Scheduled roadwork (Bridge work) Affected street: Pacific Highway near Hexham Bridge Alert created at 7.38pm, March 12. Last updated at 1.11pm, July 27. Ends: 6am, August 5 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage; Exercise caution. Contraflow traffic conditions will be in place on the northbound carriageway on Hexham bridge. Motorists are advised to allow approximately 10 minutes additional travel time. Drivers of oversize and/or overmass (OSOM) are required to contact the works supervisor Craig 0459 827 236 prior to travel. Stockton Scheduled roadwork (Maintenance) Affected street: Nelson Bay Road near Stockton Bridge Alert created at 9.57am, July 27. Last updated at 9.57am, July 27. Ends: 6am, September 30 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage; Exercise caution. Contraflow traffic conditions will be in place. Lisarow Changed traffic conditions (Road/lane widening) Affected street: Pacific Highway near Parsons Road Alert created at 2.35pm, April 16. Last updated at 8.29pm, July 21. Ends: 12am, January 31 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution; Check signage. Lane closures may be required and traffic controllers will be on site to direct motorists. Williamtown Scheduled roadwork (Resurfacing) Affected street: Cabbage Tree Road near Nelson Bay Road Alert created at 11.02am, June 15. Last updated at 5.44pm, July 21. Ends: 7pm, July 29 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Allow extra travel time; Check signage. The speed limit outside work hours will be 60km/h. Access will be maintained for local residents and businesses, school buses and emergency services. Kurri Kurri Scheduled roadwork Affected street: Lang Street near Alert created at 3.39pm, July 14. Last updated at 5.41pm, July 21. Ends: 7pm, July 31 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Allow extra travel time; Check signage. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place. Motorists are advised to allow approximatelyFive minutes additional travel time. Warnervale Scheduled roadwork (Resurfacing) Affected street: Sparks Road near Mountain Road Alert created at 8.58am, June 3. Last updated at 5.14pm, July 21. Ends: 5am, July 30 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Allow extra travel time; Check signage. Motorists are advised to allow approximatelyFive minutes additional travel time. Freemans Waterhole Scheduled roadwork Affected street: Pacific Motorway near Awaba Interchange Alert created at 5.10pm, July 11. Last updated at 5.10pm, July 21. Ends: 6am, September 29 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution; Check signage. Traffic will be reduced to one lane northbound and southbound through the work area 24/7. Muswellbrook Scheduled roadwork (Intersection upgrade) Affected street: Denman Road near Thomas Mitchell Drive Alert created at 2.16pm, January 28. Last updated at 8.37am, July 15. Ends: 1am, September 30 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Plan your journey; Check signage. Motorists are advised to expect lane closures, reduced speed limits and intermittent stoppages. Oversize and/or Overmass (OSOM) vehicles wider than 5.9m must contact 0428 386 931 at leastThree days prior travel to arrange assistance with the project team and Call-Up UHF CH 19 on approach to the worksite. These vehicles may be required to stop at designated stopping bays either side of the worksite and follow signage prior to travelling through the work zone. Denman Scheduled roadwork (Road widening) Affected street: Golden Highway near Duggans Road Alert created at 9.56am, September 23. Last updated at 8.36am, July 15. Ends: 7pm, September 21 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage; Exercise caution. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place and allow approximately 15 minutes of additional travel time. Oversize and/or overmass vehicles will be escorted through the worksite. Drivers of oversize and/or overmass (OSOM) are required to contact the works supervisor 0413 388 683 prior to travel Merriwa Scheduled roadwork (Culvert widening) Affected street: Golden Highway near Quigley Street Alert created at 7.37am, April 4. Last updated at 8.33am, July 15. Ends: 12am, October 30 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution; Check signage. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place Monday and Tuesdays on site. Motorists are advised to allow approximatelyFive minutes of additional travel time. Lane width restriction of 3m lanes and 0.5m shoulder through worksite. Drivers of oversize and/or overmass (OSOM) vehicles are required to contact the Works Supervisor on 0428 643 624 prior to travel. Wallaroo Scheduled roadwork (Upgrade) Affected street: Barton Highway near 16km north of ACT border Alert created at 1.17am, January 22. Last updated at 8.31am, July 15. Ends: 7pm, August 31 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution; Check signage. Work has started on intersection upgrades on the Barton Highway at Briarwood Lane, Nanima Road, and Spring Range Road as work on the Barton Highway Upgrade continues. Motorists are advised to allow approximatelyFive minutes of additional travel time. Heddon Greta Scheduled roadwork Affected street: Main Road near Heddon Street Alert created at 5.43pm, November 5. Last updated at 8.26am, July 15. Ends: 12am, January 31 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Drivers of oversize and/or overmass (OSOM) are required to contact the Works Supervisor Steve Hayes 0459 953 739 prior to travel. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place on some night shifts. Traffic Switch lane width restrictions in place, 3.1m lanes and 0.5m shoulders through worksite. Motorists are advised to allow approximatelyFive minutes of additional travel time. Ravensworth Scheduled roadwork (Bridge work) Affected street: New England Highway on Liddell Deviation Bridge near Old New England Highway Alert created at 2.53pm, July 15. Last updated at 8.26am, July 15. Ends: 6am, August 30 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution; Check signage. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place. The width of the bridge has been narrowed to 7m and will have a 1.4m height clearance until work is completed. Restrictions will apply for oversize /or overmass (OSOM) vehicles. OSOM operators should contact Senior Project Engineer Michael Rheinberger on 02 4908 7840 at leastFive days before travel to arrange alternative access. OSOM operators approaching the site during night work can contact Team Leader Brendon Bourke on 0457 562 689 for assistance to pass through safely. Cliftleigh Scheduled roadwork (Upgrade) Affected street: Main Road/Cessnock Road near William Tester Drive Alert created at 6.02pm, March 29. Last updated at 8.26am, July 15. Ends: 1am, July 30 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution; Check signage. An upcoming planned closure will not occur until at least August. The Project Team can be called on 1800 595 220. Mount White Roadwork Affected street: Pacific Highway near Morgans Road Alert created at 4.32am, March 11. Last updated at 8.26am, July 15. Ends: 4.32am, March 11 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution. Traffic controllers are on site 24hrs/day to direct motorists past the worksite. Salt Ash Scheduled roadwork Affected street: Nelson Bay Road near Salt Ash Alert created at 7.11am, March 3. Last updated at 8.24am, July 15. Ends: 6pm, November 30 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution. Some night work may be required at times for the safety of motorists and workers. Kurri Kurri Scheduled roadwork Affected street: Lang Street near Merthyr Street Alert created at 12.33pm, July 11. Last updated at 6.07pm, July 11. Ends: 1am, July 31 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Expect delays; Check signage. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place. Wallaroo Scheduled roadwork Affected street: Barton Highway near Rolfe Road Alert created at 2.40am, July 8. Last updated at 2.40am, July 8. Ends: 4pm, July 15 Advice: Exercise caution. Check signage; Allow extra travel time. There will be a traffic controllers, partial lane closures and a reduced speed limit of 40kmh on Rolfe Rd. Motorists will continue to have access to Rolfe Rd at all times. Most of the work will take place during the day, however there may be a need to carry out some work at night to reduce impacts to traffic. Nearby residents will be notified before any night work takes place. No work will take place on public holidays. Merriwa Scheduled roadwork (Drainage and Culvert works) Affected street: Golden Highway near Pembroke Road Alert created at 7.56pm, June 30. Last updated at 3.31am, July 4. Ends: 5pm, July 29 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage; Exercise caution. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions are in place. Reduced speed limit due to conditions. Cassilis Scheduled roadwork (Resurfacing) Affected street: Golden Highway near Wyoming Street Alert created at 8.03pm, June 30. Last updated at 3.30am, July 4. Ends: 6pm, July 29 Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage; Exercise caution. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions are in place. Reduced speed limit due to conditions. Today's hyperlocal stories are available here.

Here’s what you can expect with today’s Newcastle weather

At 4am today, expect extremely dry conditions with a dew point of 4.6. The temperature feels like 0.6, which is much colder than it actually is. The relative humidity is 74 per cent. The highest expected temperature today is 18, which is 2 degrees lower than yesterday's max. Warmer conditions are expected on three of the next six days, with the mercury climbing above today's maximum on Thursday, Monday and Tuesday. The chance of rain today is 5 per cent. Showers are more likely tomorrow with the Bureau of Meteorology forecasting a slight (20 per cent) chance of rain. The UV index is predicted to be 3. There is a moderate risk of harm from sun exposure. Experts suggest covering up, using sunscreen outside and avoiding the sun around noon. Winds will be west-northwest around 30 km/h in the morning shifting to west-southwest around 23 km/h in the afternoon. Details for the next six days: Thursday, July 28: Sunny. Min - 6. Max - 19. Friday, July 29: Shower or two. Min - 8. Max - 17. Saturday, July 30: Partly cloudy. Min - 6. Max - 17. Sunday, July 31: Partly cloudy. Min - 5. Max - 18. Monday, August 1: Possible shower. Min - 8. Max - 20. Tuesday, August 2: Partly cloudy. Min - 8. Max - 19.