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Central Forecast

  • Wednesday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the west, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 900 metres at first this morning. Winds W/SW 25 to 40 km/h tending W/NW 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 8 and 13. Low-Moderate.

  • Thursday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the west, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the evening.

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Light winds.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the east in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of showers elsewhere. Light winds.

Issued Wed 05:40 EDT

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
13:40 EDT
SW 15 17 8.9 4.1 6.5 72 2 2.6 -
13:40 EDT
WSW 33 43 7.3 3.2 2.8 75 3 0.0 1014.1
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