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Thu 22:47 EST
Current Warnings

Central Forecast

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Frost in morning. High chance of snow showers and hail, mostly in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the west in the morning. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h turning S/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.

  • Saturday Cloudy. Morning frost. Slight chance of a shower or snow in the west in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds S/SW 20 to 30 km/h tending W/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning and early afternoon.

  • Sunday Cloudy. Morning frost. Slight chance of a shower in the west, near zero chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 900 metres. Winds NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the day.

  • Monday Cloudy. Areas of morning frost in the south. High chance of showers in the west, medium chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 900 metres. Winds N 15 to 25 km/h.

Issued Thu 06:25 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 %
Rain and snow
0 4 90% 1-5mm High SW 4 88 SW 12 71
-1 3 90% 1-5mm Severe - - - -
Snow showers
-3 2 80% 1-5mm Severe SW 17 95 SSW 28 83
-1 5 60% - Severe - - - -
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