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Central Forecast

  • Thursday Hot and mostly sunny. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 26 to 31.

  • Friday Hot. Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the east in the afternoon and early evening. Winds N/NW 30 to 45 km/h turning W 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 30.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the north, slight chance elsewhere. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 26.

  • Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 25.

Issued Wed 18:40 EST

Central Observations

Latest Observations
Station
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
07:20 EDT
- 0 0 4.5 3.8 4.5 95 1 0.0 -
07:20 EDT
E 11 13 15.0 1.5 14.1 40 7 0.0 1017.6
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