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Channel Country Forecast

  • Thursday Hot. Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the southeast, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 40s.

  • Friday Hot. Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the southeast, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h tending W/NW 25 to 35 km/h before dawn then becoming light in the evening.

  • Saturday Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls exceeding 60 mm possible in the east. Winds SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending SE/SW during the day.

  • Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the north, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the afternoon and evening. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning then becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.

Issued Thu 05:00 EST

Channel Country 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
30 41 70% 1-5mm Nil SE 19 47 S 18 33
Possible thunderstorm
33 42 70% 1-5mm Nil WSW 17 52 SW 17 30
Possible thunderstorm
28 41 80% 5-10mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
30 38 60% 1-5mm Nil SSE 13 50 SSW 16 34
Possible thunderstorm
30 40 90% - Nil - - - -
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