North East Weather
North East Forecast
Thursday Cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Patchy morning fog in the north. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely this evening. Snow falling above 1200 metres. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending N/NW 25 to 40 km/h in the afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 6 and 12.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the early morning. Snow possible above 1200 metres. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h tending NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h before dawn then tending N/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the early afternoon.
Saturday Cloudy. Areas of morning fog in the north. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 1000 metres. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h tending W/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon.
Sunday Cloudy. Morning fog. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Snow possible above 1100 metres. Light winds becoming N/NW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning.
North East Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||2||13||80%||1-5mm||Moderate||SSW 3||97||NW 8||58|
||2||13||80%||5-10mm||Moderate||SW 5||99||NW 8||56|
||3||13||80%||1-5mm||Moderate||NE 3||84||NNW 8||49|
||3||11||80%||1-5mm||Moderate||NNE 3||88||NNW 8||62|
||4||12||80%||1-5mm||Slight||NE 3||83||NNW 9||54|
||3||13||80%||1-5mm||Moderate||SW 3||88||NW 8||54|
||-2||2||90%||1-5mm||Severe||NE 18||94||NNW 20||79|
||3||8||90%||1-5mm||Moderate||NNE 2||100||NNW 6||75|
||-3||1||90%||1-5mm||Severe||NNE 16||100||NNW 20||80|
||3||13||80%||1-5mm||Moderate||SW 4||100||NW 9||52|
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