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Sat 16:35 EST
Current Warnings

Central Forecast

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of snow showers in the west, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Winds SW 30 to 45 km/h turning W 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening.

  • Sunday Cloudy. Areas of morning frost. Medium (60%) chance of showers or snow in the north, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h turning N during the morning and early afternoon. Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low].

  • Monday Cloudy. Areas of frost in the south in the early morning. Very high (95%) chance of showers or snow, most likely in the late afternoon and evening. Winds N 15 to 25 km/h turning NW 20 to 30 km/h early in the morning then tending N/NW 25 to 40 km/h in the evening.

  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers or snow. Winds W 35 to 50 km/h decreasing to 25 to 35 km/h during the day then turning NW during the afternoon.

  • Wednesday Cloudy. Areas of morning frost in the east. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Snow falling above 900 metres. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h tending W 35 to 50 km/h during the morning.

Issued Sat 16:25 EST

Central 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
19:20 EST
WSW 11 15 -0.9 -3.9 -4.7 80 1 2.2 -
19:20 EST
SW 41 50 -3.7 -4.5 -12.4 94 1 4.0 997.6
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