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Central Forecast

  • Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the west. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 12 and 17.

  • 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 19:40 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 %
Clearing shower
7 14 90% 1-5mm Nil NW 6 79 NW 9 68
Possible shower
7 13 90% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
3 14 50% < 1mm Moderate NNW 13 87 NNW 21 69
Cloudy
7 16 90% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
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