NW Slopes & Plains Weather
NW Slopes & Plains Forecast
Wednesday Mostly clear. Light winds.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog on the southern slopes. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the early afternoon.
Friday Cloudy. Areas of fog on the southern slopes in the early morning. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely from the late morning. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning. Winds NE 15 to 20 km/h tending N 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning fog. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming N 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.
Sunday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 700 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds W 25 to 35 km/h.
NW Slopes & Plains Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||2||14||40%||< 1mm||Moderate||SE 12||77||ESE 13||56|
||-2||11||60%||1-5mm||Severe||SE 12||99||SE 11||68|
||2||13||40%||< 1mm||Moderate||NW 14||80||W 21||56|
||2||15||40%||< 1mm||Moderate||SE 12||73||SE 14||51|
||1||12||60%||< 1mm||High||W 14||92||WNW 18||60|
||-3||12||50%||< 1mm||Severe||SE 12||91||ESE 12||64|
||-2||10||60%||1-5mm||Severe||SSE 12||100||SE 11||70|
||-1||10||60%||< 1mm||Severe||N 11||94||WNW 16||58|
||2||14||40%||1-5mm||Moderate||SE 12||82||ESE 14||58|
||-6||6||60%||< 1mm||Severe||SE 12||100||SE 11||83|
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