Gunnedah probably isn't in for a drenching this weekend, but a solid run of wet weather is forecast to continue for the city.
The town will almost certainly get rain on Friday, with the Bureau forecasting a 90 per cent chance of at least 8mm and at most 25mm.
There is a chance of a thunderstorm, with heavy falls on the plains.
On Friday there is a 20 per cent chance of some rain.
The extra rain will raise hopes the city is slowly emerging out of its worst drought in history.
The Northern Tablelands has already received above average April rainfall, in a month that tends to be the region's driest.
The wet change has meant a loosening of water restrictions in Nundle, with the village set to drop to level 2 on Monday. Tamworth's water restrictions remain at level 5.
The four-day forecast predicts cooler-than-average temperatures, with a top of 22 degrees on Friday, 23 degrees on Saturday, and 21 on Sunday.
Sunday's minimum temperature is predicted to dip below 10 degrees. BoM predicts a minimum of 7 degrees.
Overnight temperatures are predicted to drop next week, with nighttime temperatures of between 6 and 11 on Sunday. Days will remain mild, between 18 and 23.
Friday is expected to bring Tamworth between 8 to 25mm of rainfall, with the Bureau of Meteorology forcecast predicting an 80 per cent chance of showers.
Saturday may also bring a light sprinkle, with a 40 per cent chance of a millimeter or so of rain.