Stay cool and hydrate is the message today with the mercury forecast to rise up to 40 degrees today.
The BOM tells us we’ll likely reach that mark by around 3 o’clock at stay there for three hours.
Marty Nicholls from NSW Ambulance said we should all use our common sense over the next two days.
A mixed fire danger across the Upper Hunter as well.
Only a moderate fire danger exists in the Singleton and Muswellbrook local government areas, but it’s rated as high in the Upper Hunter Shire.
No Total Fire Ban has been issued but one is likely tomorrow.
The BOM is predicting the chance of showers and a thunderstorm.