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Thu 16:28 EST
Current Warnings

Central Forecast

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the west, becoming less likely later this evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Snow possible above 700 metres. Winds W/SW 25 to 35 km/h.

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Areas of frost in the early morning. High (70%) chance of showers in the west, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 900 metres. Winds W/SW 20 to 30 km/h tending W/NW 15 to 25 km/h early in the morning then increasing to 25 to 40 km/h in the middle of the day.

  • Saturday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the west, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1000 metres. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h turning W before dawn then tending NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon.

  • Sunday Cloudy. Areas of morning frost. High (70%) chance of rain. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 25 km/h during the day.

  • Monday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Snow possible above 1200 metres. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light during the afternoon.

Issued Thu 16:26 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
19:00 EST
WNW 9 15 1.0 -1.6 -1.9 83 1 7.6 -
19:00 EST
SW 35 48 -1.8 -3.1 -9.4 91 1 1.0 1017.4
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