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Thu 16:13 EST
Current Warnings

Central Forecast

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. Very high chance of showers, becoming less likely late this afternoon and evening. Snow falling above 700 metres. A chance of a thunderstorm. Possible hail. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h.

  • Friday Partly cloudy. High chance of snow showers and hail, mostly in the morning and afternoon. The chance of early thunderstorms in the west. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h turning S/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.

  • Saturday Cloudy. Morning frost in the east. High chance of showers or snow in the west, medium chance elsewhere. Winds S/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending W/SW during the day.

  • Sunday Cloudy. Areas of morning frost in the east. Medium chance of showers in the west, slight chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 900 metres. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light during the morning.

Issued Wed 19:40 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 %
-1 6 90% 5-10mm High WNW 11 88 W 16 78
0 6 70% 5-10mm High - - - -
Rain and snow
-3 4 80% 1-5mm Severe WNW 21 96 W 28 90
-1 8 90% - Severe - - - -
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