Sydney's forecast leading into the Doncaster Mile meeting at Randwick on Saturday - rain for Thursday and Friday - up to 45mm possible:
Forecast for the rest of Thursday
Summary Max 25 Afternoon/evening rain. Possible rainfall: 6 to 20 mm Chance of any rain: 90%
Becoming cloudy. Areas of morning fog in the west. Very high (90%) chance of rain and the chance of a thunderstorm this afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening.
Summary Min 18 Max 25 Rain increasing.Possible rainfall: 8 to 25 mm Chance of any rain: 90%
Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds.
Summary Min 19 Max 28 Possible early storm. Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mm Chance of any rain: 30%
Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Mostly sunny afternoon. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening.
Rain clouds on the way for Sydney, picture ThoroughbredNEWS