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Current Warnings
 

NW Slopes & Plains Forecast

  • Thursday Patches of morning frost on the slopes. Patchy morning fog. Mostly sunny afternoon. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures between 17 and 21.

  • Friday Areas of frost on the slopes in the early morning. Fog in the early morning. Sunny day. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 4 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 21.

  • Saturday Sunny. Areas of fog and patches of frost on the slopes in the morning. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 3 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 21.

  • Sunday Sunny. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 2 and 3 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 21.

Issued Wed 19:15 EST

NW Slopes & Plains Weather Forecasts

Station
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Rain
7 14 90% 5-10mm Nil - - - -
Possible shower
0 11 80% 5-10mm High ESE 2 100 SE 2 100
Thunderstorms
6 17 90% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Possible shower
5 17 80% 1-5mm Slight SE 12 81 SSE 15 61
Mostly sunny
7 18 70% 5-10mm Nil ESE 17 75 SE 18 67
Thunderstorms
8 16 70% 5-10mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
6 17 80% 1-5mm Nil SE 13 77 SSE 14 66
Possible shower
7 15 70% 5-10mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
4 17 90% 5-10mm Slight - - - -
Mostly sunny
3 18 90% 1-5mm Moderate ESE 8 78 SE 15 56
Thunderstorms
6 17 90% 1-5mm Nil SE 16 80 SSE 17 68
Possible shower
4 10 80% 5-10mm Slight - - - -
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