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Fri 16:05 EST
Current Warnings
 

Central Forecast

  • Friday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers or snow, becoming less likely later this evening. Possible hail in the south. Winds W/SW 25 to 40 km/h.

  • Saturday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers or snow in the west, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Areas of morning frost in the east. Winds W/SW 25 to 35 km/h tending W/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the late morning and afternoon. Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low].

  • Sunday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 800 metres. Winds W/NW 25 to 35 km/h tending W/SW 25 to 40 km/h in the afternoon.

  • Monday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the west, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1000 metres. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h.

  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the west, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1100 metres. Light winds becoming NW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending W 15 to 25 km/h during the evening.

Issued Fri 16:25 EST

Central Weather Forecasts

Station
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Rain
-1 4 90% 5-10mm Severe W 14 81 WNW 13 80
Rain and snow
-2 4 40% 10-20mm Severe - - - -
Rain and snow
-5 2 90% 1-5mm Severe WSW 23 90 W 24 84
Showers
-1 6 80% 5-10mm Severe - - - -
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