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Central Forecast

  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the west early this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h.

  • Wednesday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the west, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon then becoming N 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening. Low-Moderate.

  • Thursday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning and afternoon, with possible heavy falls in the north in the morning. Snow falling above 1000 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds N/NE 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 25 to 40 km/h early in the morning then shifting W in the late morning.

  • Friday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the west, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 900 metres. Winds SW 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h during the evening.

  • Saturday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the west in the morning and afternoon. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h.

Issued Tue 16:25 EDT

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
01:50 EDT
NW 9 11 7.3 3.9 5.6 79 1 0.2 -
01:50 EDT
WSW 15 17 5.4 4.5 2.2 94 1 0.0 1011.1
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