Tuesday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost inland. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/NE in the middle of the day then becoming light in the afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 10 and 15.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Patches of frost in the early morning. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the evening. Snow possible above 1500 metres. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h for a time in the morning.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning. Snow possible above 1200 metres. Light winds becoming S 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.
Friday Mostly sunny. Areas of morning frost. Winds S/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/SW during the morning, and W 20 to 30 km/h in the afternoon.
Northeast Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||3||14||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||SSW 7||83||WNW 13||62|
||7||14||5%||< 1mm||Nil||S 20||78||SSE 13||69|
||3||14||5%||< 1mm||Moderate||S 6||79||WNW 8||57|
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