Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day then becoming N/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW 15 to 20 km/h tending W in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming N/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Monday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the evening.
Northwest Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||26||38||50%||1-5mm||Nil||WNW 8||68||ENE 9||41|
||27||39||80%||5-10mm||Nil||W 13||54||S 6||35|
||25||39||80%||1-5mm||Nil||W 11||63||NE 9||34|
||27||39||70%||1-5mm||Nil||W 12||52||SSE 6||30|
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