North Central Weather
North Central Forecast
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Light winds.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Areas of frost and patchy fog in the early morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming N/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late afternoon.
Thursday Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming N/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day.
Friday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Snow possible above 1200 metres. Winds N 15 to 25 km/h tending N/NW during the morning.
Saturday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers with possible hail. Snow falling above 800 metres. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h turning W/SW 25 to 35 km/h during the morning.
North Central Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||4||8||90%||5-10mm||Slight||WNW 19||93||W 20||73|
||5||7||90%||5-10mm||Slight||NW 18||98||NW 17||84|
||5||7||90%||5-10mm||Slight||NW 30||99||WNW 28||82|
||4||8||90%||5-10mm||Slight||WNW 22||98||WSW 21||68|
||3||11||90%||1-5mm||Moderate||WNW 17||100||NW 22||65|
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