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Northwest Forecast

  • Thursday 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 NW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures around 40.

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the 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.

  • Saturday Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during 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 SE/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.

Issued Thu 05:00 EST

Northwest 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 %
Thunderstorms
25 35 60% 5-10mm Nil NNE 9 74 ENE 15 56
Thunderstorms
25 36 90% 5-10mm Nil N 13 65 ENE 13 48
Possible shower
24 34 90% 5-10mm Nil N 12 72 ENE 14 51
Thunderstorms
26 36 90% 5-10mm Nil NNW 11 65 E 10 46
Possible shower
28 36 90% - Nil - - - -
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