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Central Forecast

  • Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the west, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1200 metres. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h turning N 25 to 35 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 7 and 12.

  • Thursday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain. Snow falling above 900 metres. Winds N 30 to 45 km/h turning W/NW 20 to 25 km/h in the late morning.

  • Friday Cloudy. Patches of morning frost in the east. Very high (90%) chance of showers in the west, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 900 metres. Winds W 20 to 30 km/h.

  • Saturday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the west, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds W/NW 25 to 35 km/h.

Issued Wed 05:40 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 %
3 8 90% 1-5mm Moderate N 19 84 NNW 13 82
3 7 70% 10-20mm Moderate - - - -
0 4 90% 5-10mm High N 33 97 NNW 26 94
4 10 90% - Slight - - - -
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