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WEATHER UPDATE: MID SUMMER-LIKE WEATHER SETTLING IN

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PHOTO: Sunset at Fullerton Cove, captured by Glen Cox. It is going to be very hot for the inland areas and the north coast. For the Central Coast and Hunter there is a weak change set to push through which will cool things on the coast. The heat and risk of isolated storm development inland is set to linger in next week. Mornings best for boating and surfers. Read More »

MAN CRITICAL AFTER HIGHWAY CRASH

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A 24-year-old South Grafton man is in a critical condition following a collision on the Pacific Highway north of Coffs Harbour. Emergency services were called to the scene at Dirty Creek just after 4am, after a car and two trucks were involved in a crash. The driver of the car suffered chest, head and leg injuries, while the male truck drivers managed to escape unharmed. They’ve been taken to Grafton Hospital for mandatory blood and urine tests. Police are investigating the cause of the crash. The Highway has now re-opened. Read More »

WEATHER UPDATE: SUMMER-LIKE WEATHER HAS SETTLED IN

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It is hot, with storms on the mountains and seabreezes along the coast. Classic summer weather in late October has settled in, with these conditions likely to linger for the next week at least. There is a weak southerly change on the weekend, but it’s unlikely to be strong enough to push too far past Coffs Harbour. So the heat will rebuild quickly, maintaining the hot stormy run which in the end may last for two weeks. Read More »

WEATHER UPDATE: AN EARLY TASTE OF SUMMER

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PHOTO: A cracking shot of Evans Head on the north coast, taken by Dee Hartin. The heat that has been plaguing South Australia and western New South Wales is creeping our way. The mercury is back on the rise, and with it, a slow moving trough. These conditions will work together to create a stormy afternoon and evening across the western slopes, ranges and Hunter Valley. Areas along the coast from Coffs to the Gold Coast should miss out on the shower and afternoon storm development making for a fine, very warm sunny day with sea breezes. Read More »

WEATHER UPDATE: COASTAL CLOUD BLANKET

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A thick cover of cloud sits over the coast today, stretching from Gosford to the Gold Coast and west to the Great Divide. Tomorrow the cloud cover will break up over the Hunter and Mid North Coast. Inland will be clear and sunny once again. For the Northern Rivers and south east Queensland there’ll be a couple of small, brief showers in the morning before clearing. Read More »

GLOUCESTER RESIDENT CHARGED FOLLOWING CSG PROTEST

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A 50-year-old man has been charged with trespass, following a protest at AGL’s coal seam gas project in Gloucester. Resident Brett Jacobs chained himself onto one of the access gates to the Waukivory pilot project at around 8am. It’s alleged he then entered the site and attempted to disrupt workers. Three others have been fined for trespassing. The demonstration comes after AGL began delivering equipment to the site yesterday, where the company has approval to frack and produce gas from four wells. They’re part of stage one of the project, which includes 110 wells. Read More »

WEATHER UPDATE: ANOTHER SOUTHERLY BURST

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A gusty southerly change swept up the coast today clearing the heat while steeling the bright blues skies across the Hunter and Mid North Coast. The southerly will continue to track north tonight so tomorrow the entire coast will be cloud-affected with a few small patchy showers. The Hunter will be cloudy but fine, the North West and plains will remain sunny. Read More »

WEATHER UPDATE: A GOOD-LOOKING WEEKEND

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PHOTO: A stunning sunrise at Gosford, captured by Geoff Childs. The latest southerly will trigger a shower or two on the far north coast during your Saturday. The risk of showers is going to diminish as we move through the weekend. Sunday will be warmer as the light winds move around to the north. Read More »

SYDNEY MAN FEARED DROWNED IN LAKE AT TUNCURRY

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A Sydney man is missing, feared drowned, in a lake at Tuncurry on the mid north coast. The 32-year-old was fishing with his son when he jumped into the water to retrieve the child’s shoes, but was swept away by a strong current. Read More »

SPRING SNOW ON THE BARRINGTON TOPS

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PHOTO: An incredible shot of a Roo amongst the snow, taken by DevilArk. It’s the middle of Spring, but the Barrington Tops looked more like a winter wonderland today. Some areas across the plateau received up to 20-centimetres of snowfall overnight, as a result of the east coast low which is now moving away from the coast. Conditions will ease dramatically overnight for a fine, calm and mostly sunny Thursday. Tune into NBN News at 6pm tonight for more details and pictures. Read More »

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