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Central Forecast

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the east, most likely later this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds.

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the east in the early morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming N 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon. Low-Moderate.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the west in the late afternoon and evening. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h turning W 20 to 30 km/h in the morning.

  • Sunday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the west, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the evening.

  • Monday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending W 25 to 35 km/h during the afternoon.

Issued Thu 16:25 EDT

Central Weather Forecasts

Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Late shower
8 22 90% 1-5mm Nil NW 15 59 WNW 23 43
Late shower
8 22 50% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Late shower
7 23 60% < 1mm Nil NW 20 62 NW 30 42
Late shower
10 23 60% - Nil - - - -
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