Upper Western Weather
Upper Western Forecast
Wednesday Hot and sunny. Winds NE 15 to 25 km/h turning N/NW 25 to 35 km/h in the late morning then tending NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.
Thursday Hot. Partly cloudy. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h shifting S in the S early in the morning.
Friday Mostly sunny. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the day then becoming S 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.
Saturday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
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