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Fri 15:53 EST
Current Warnings

Central Forecast

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the west early this evening. Snow possible above 900 metres. Winds W/SW 30 to 45 km/h decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. High (80%) chance of showers in the late afternoon and evening. Snow falling above 1200 metres. Winds W/SW 15 to 25 km/h becoming light before dawn then becoming N 25 to 40 km/h in the middle of the day. Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low].

  • Sunday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers in the west, high (70%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 900 metres. Winds W/NW 25 to 40 km/h tending N/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening.

  • Monday Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 800 metres. Winds N/NW 25 to 35 km/h shifting SW 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.

  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers or snow, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds SW 25 to 40 km/h increasing to 30 to 45 km/h during the evening.

Issued Fri 16:25 EST

Central Weather Forecasts

Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
2 8 80% 1-5mm Moderate WNW 12 88 WNW 8 71
Clearing shower
2 8 40% 1-5mm Moderate - - - -
Clearing shower
0 6 90% 1-5mm High W 24 88 WNW 20 72
Clearing shower
3 10 80% - Moderate - - - -
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