Tuesday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the south. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures between 10 and 13.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Patches of frost in the south in the early morning. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the evening. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h tending W/NW in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late afternoon.
Thursday Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Snow possible above 700 metres. Light winds becoming S/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning, and light again in the evening.
Friday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h.
Midlands Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||2||13||10%||< 1mm||Moderate||W 8||75||S 5||51|
|Frost then sunny
||0||13||10%||< 1mm||High||WSW 7||75||NNE 5||52|
||0||11||20%||< 1mm||High||W 12||98||E 10||61|
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