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Central Forecast

  • Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the west, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light early in the morning then becoming NW 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 16.

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. High chance of showers in the west, medium chance elsewhere, falling as snow above 1300 metres. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h tending W 25 to 35 km/h before dawn then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 12.

  • Friday Cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the west, slight chance elsewhere. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 14.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 15.

Issued Tue 06:25 EST

Central Observations

Latest Observations
Station
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like RH Fire Rain Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm hPa
01:30 EST
W 9 17 10.4 8.0 9.2 85 1 0.0 -
01:30 EST
W 19 26 7.6 6.9 4.5 95 1 0.0 1013.7
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