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Central Forecast

  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the north later tonight. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds N 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the late evening.

  • Wednesday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the west, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1000 metres. Winds N 15 to 25 km/h turning W early in the morning. Low-Moderate.

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and early afternoon. Snow falling above 800 metres. Winds W/SW 20 to 30 km/h tending S/SW early in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon.

  • Friday Cloudy. Patches of morning frost in the south. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the north in the morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 1100 metres. Winds N/NW 15 to 25 km/h tending NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.

  • Saturday Mostly sunny. Patches of morning frost in the west. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the north in the evening. Light winds becoming N 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon.

Issued Tue 16:25 EDT

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 %
6 18 90% 10-20mm Nil NNE 18 69 NNW 22 64
6 16 80% 10-20mm Nil - - - -
Windy with rain
4 14 90% 5-10mm Slight NNE 31 99 N 36 96
Possible shower
7 19 90% - Nil - - - -
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