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Central North Weather

Fri 22:18 EST
Current Warnings

Central North Forecast

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers early this evening. Snow possible above 600 metres. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Snow possible above 600 metres. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h tending N/NW in the late evening. Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low].

  • Sunday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Winds W/NW 25 to 40 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

  • Monday Partly cloudy. Light winds.

  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. Patches of morning frost. Medium (50%) chance of showers near the coast, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming NW 20 to 30 km/h during the day.

Issued Fri 16:25 EST

Central North Observations

Latest Observations
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
23:50 EST
W 20 24 5.8 -1.6 2.1 59 3 1.2 -
23:50 EST
N 4 4 4.7 0.4 3.3 74 1 8.6 -
23:50 EST
NW 15 15 1.1 -2.6 -3.1 76 1 1.2 1007.8
23:50 EST
WSW 33 37 8.5 3.6 4.4 71 3 3.4 1008.9
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