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ACT Forecast

  • Friday Hot and sunny. Light winds becoming E 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the late evening.

  • Saturday Hot and mostly sunny. Light winds becoming E 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the late evening.

  • Sunday Hot and mostly sunny. Light winds then E/NE breeze 15 to 20 km/h early in the evening.

  • Monday Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium chance of afternoon showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h early, NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending W/NW during the day.

  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening.

Issued Thu 21:30 EST

ACT Observations

Latest Observations
Station
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like RH Fire Rain Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm hPa
18:40 EDT
E 30 33 34.9 0.1 32.3 11 56 0.0 1014.7
18:40 EDT
ENE 11 17 25.1 4.8 25.3 27 15 0.0 -
18:40 EDT
E 24 31 34.7 4.3 32.3 15 42 0.0 1014.5
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