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Thu 21:42 EDT
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Central Forecast

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of snow showers in the west, high (70%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west. Gusty winds and possible hail. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h.

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers in the west, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 800 metres, retreating to the higher peaks early in the morning. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h. Low-Moderate.

  • Saturday Cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending W/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening.

  • Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. Light winds.

  • Monday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon.

Issued Thu 16:25 EDT

Central Observations

Latest Observations
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like RH Fire Rain Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm hPa
23:40 EDT
WSW 7 11 1.8 0.0 -0.3 88 1 12.4 -
23:40 EDT
W 30 37 -0.7 -2.3 -7.4 89 1 2.2 1004.0
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