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Southwest Slopes Forecast

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the south early this morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Snow possible above 1300 metres. Areas of morning fog about the ranges. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures between 9 and 14.

  • Saturday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain. Snow falling above 1700 metres. Areas of morning fog and low cloud about the ranges. Winds N 15 to 20 km/h turning NW 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon.

  • Sunday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 1200 metres. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h turning W/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the day then becoming S/SW and light during the evening.

  • Monday Cloudy. Areas of morning frost in the south. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 900 metres. Winds W/SW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the evening.

Issued Fri 05:15 EST

Southwest Slopes Weather Forecasts

Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
5 13 70% 1-5mm Slight W 9 95 SSW 15 78
7 13 70% 1-5mm Nil W 7 88 SW 13 73
0 2 80% 1-5mm High WNW 15 100 WNW 16 100
4 10 70% 5-10mm Slight N 7 85 NW 8 84
5 14 80% 1-5mm Slight NNW 8 90 SW 15 73
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