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Wed 14:24 EST
Current Warnings

Channel Country Forecast

  • Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a light shower in the northwest, most likely later tonight. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds.

  • Thursday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/NE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon.

  • Friday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Heavy falls possible in the east. Winds NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/NE 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then tending NW/SW 25 to 40 km/h in the middle of the day.

  • Saturday Mostly sunny. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming SW 15 to 20 km/h during the day.

  • Sunday Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the afternoon.

Issued Wed 16:15 EST

Channel Country Weather Forecasts

Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
15 20 90% 1-5mm Nil NW 24 90 W 34 66
Rain clearing
14 19 40% < 1mm Nil W 32 76 WSW 33 58
Rain clearing
17 23 90% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
16 20 90% 5-10mm Nil NNE 24 89 NW 31 68
18 26 90% - Nil - - - -
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