Thursday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain or snow, most likely during this afternoon and evening. Winds N/NW 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 30 to 45 km/h in the middle of the day then turning W/SW 25 to 35 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 3 and 9.
Friday Mostly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. High (80%) chance of showers or snow in the west, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Winds W/SW 25 to 35 km/h turning NW 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then increasing to 25 to 40 km/h in the middle of the day.
Saturday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers or snow, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds N/NW 30 to 45 km/h turning W 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then tending NW during the evening.
Sunday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers or snow. Winds NW 30 to 45 km/h.
Central Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||2||8||90%||10-20mm||Moderate||NNW 20||78||NNW 26||76|
|Rain and snow
||2||7||90%||10-20mm||Moderate||NNW 28||92||NNW 33||93|
|Windy with rain
||0||4||90%||5-10mm||High||NNW 28||90||NNW 36||92|
||2||10||90%||-||Moderate||NNW 27||80||NNW 34||74|
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