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Tue 14:54 EST
Current Warnings
 

Central Forecast

  • Tuesday Mostly sunny. Patchy fog early this morning. Areas of morning frost. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures between 3 and 7.

  • Wednesday Partly cloudy. Areas of frost in the early morning. Light winds becoming NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day.

  • Thursday Cloudy. Patches of morning frost in the east. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the north, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 1100 metres. Winds N 15 to 25 km/h.

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the north, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 900 metres. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending N/NW in the afternoon.

Issued Tue 05:41 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 %
Thunderstorms
1 6 90% 1-5mm Moderate NNW 8 98 SW 8 72
Possible shower
0 7 70% 5-10mm High NW 14 94 SW 12 75
Possible thunderstorm
-1 4 90% 1-5mm High NNW 15 100 SSW 19 80
Possible shower
1 9 60% - High NW 14 90 SW 13 68
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