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Central Forecast

  • Saturday Mostly sunny. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the west during the late afternoon and evening, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h turning W 20 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 20 to 25. High.

  • Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the west, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h.

  • Monday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. Winds W/NW 30 to 45 km/h.

  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 1200 metres. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h turning SW 25 to 35 km/h during the morning.

Issued Sat 05:40 EDT

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
13:20 EDT
NNW 15 20 20.3 8.3 20.3 46 7 0.0 -
13:20 EDT
NNW 20 28 19.5 8.8 19.5 50 7 0.0 1006.3
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