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Central Forecast

  • Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the east, medium (50%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 700 metres. Possible hail in the west during the morning and afternoon. Areas of frost later tonight. Winds SW 25 to 40 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 4 and 9. Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low].

  • Thursday Cloudy. Patches of morning frost. High (70%) chance of showers in the west, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds S/SW 15 to 25 km/h turning W 20 to 30 km/h during the morning and early afternoon.

  • Friday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the west, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Winds W 25 to 35 km/h.

  • Saturday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the west, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light during the afternoon.

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 %
Late shower
0 12 80% 1-5mm High NW 7 81 NW 14 65
Frost then sunny
0 12 10% 1-5mm High - - - -
Mostly sunny
-1 12 90% 1-5mm Severe NW 13 79 NW 20 69
Frost then sunny
1 13 50% - High - - - -
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