Tuesday Mostly sunny. Patchy fog early this morning. Areas of morning frost. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures between 3 and 7.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Areas of frost in the early morning. Light winds becoming NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day.
Thursday Cloudy. Patches of morning frost in the east. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the north, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 1100 metres. Winds N 15 to 25 km/h.
Friday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the north, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 900 metres. Winds N/NE 15 to 25 km/h tending N/NW in the afternoon.
Central Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||1||8||90%||1-5mm||Moderate||NNW 10||85||NNW 12||67|
||0||8||50%||5-10mm||High||N 18||88||N 19||81|
||0||6||90%||1-5mm||High||NNW 18||93||NNW 25||84|
||0||10||70%||-||High||N 17||85||NNW 18||70|
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