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Sat 10:09 EST
Current Warnings

Central Forecast

  • Saturday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers or snow, becoming less likely in the late morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south in the late morning. Gusty winds and possible hail in the W during the morning and afternoon. Winds W/NW 25 to 40 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 1 and 6.

  • Sunday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers or snow, with possible hail in the west. Winds NW 30 to 45 km/h.

  • Monday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of snow showers in the west, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Possible hail in the west in the morning. Winds W 30 to 45 km/h decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h during the evening.

  • Tuesday Cloudy. The chance of morning frost in the east. High (70%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 800 metres. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h.

Issued Sat 05:40 EST

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 %
-2 5 90% 10-20mm Severe NW 16 93 W 20 83
-4 4 70% 20-40mm Severe WNW 23 100 WNW 25 92
-6 3 90% 5-10mm Severe WNW 22 94 WNW 28 86
Possible shower
-2 7 90% - Severe WNW 24 87 WNW 27 79
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