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Central Forecast

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Areas of frost early this morning. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h tending W/NW in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 10 and 15. Low-Moderate.

  • Saturday Mostly sunny. Patches of frost in the north in the early morning. Light winds becoming N 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending N/NE 25 to 35 km/h in the late evening.

  • Sunday Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 700 metres. Winds N 30 to 45 km/h increasing to 50 km/h before turning W 25 to 40 km/h during the afternoon.

  • Monday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers or snow, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h turning NW 20 to 30 km/h during the evening.

Issued Fri 05:40 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 %
2 9 90% 1-5mm Moderate W 16 81 WNW 16 71
Showers easing
2 7 50% 5-10mm Moderate - - - -
Possible shower
-2 8 80% 1-5mm Severe W 29 92 W 30 85
Showers easing
3 10 90% - Moderate - - - -
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