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Fri 15:34 EST
Current Warnings

Central Forecast

  • Friday Cloudy. Areas of morning frost in the east. High (80%) chance of showers or snow in the west, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h turning N/NW 25 to 40 km/h in the afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 1 and 7.

  • Saturday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers or snow, most likely in the morning. Possible hail in the late morning and afternoon. Winds N/NW 30 to 45 km/h turning W 25 to 40 km/h early in the morning then tending NW 25 to 35 km/h in the evening.

  • Sunday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers or snow. Winds NW 25 to 40 km/h increasing to 35 to 50 km/h during the morning then turning W 25 to 40 km/h during the afternoon.

  • Monday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of snow showers, most likely in the morning. Possible hail in the morning and afternoon. Winds W/SW 25 to 40 km/h.

Issued Fri 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 %
0 3 90% 20-40mm High NW 21 92 W 24 81
-1 4 90% 20-40mm Severe WNW 32 88 W 30 89
Windy with snow
-3 2 90% 10-20mm Severe WNW 28 95 W 33 84
0 6 90% - High WNW 32 80 W 31 80
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