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Fri 16:05 EDT
Current Warnings
 

Central Forecast

  • Friday Hot. Partly cloudy. High chance of showers in the east, slight chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening. Winds W 25 to 35 km/h tending W/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 25 to 30.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of drizzle. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.

  • Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 27.

  • Monday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the west, slight chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming W/SW 15 to 20 km/h for a period during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 25.

  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower in the morning. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 18 and 24.

Issued Fri 00:55 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 %
Late shower
16 25 40% < 1mm Nil NW 10 45 W 11 52
Mostly sunny
18 26 40% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Cloud increasing
15 28 30% < 1mm Nil NW 25 39 WNW 26 39
Possible shower
17 27 40% < 1mm Nil - - - -
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