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Central Forecast

  • Thursday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain or snow, most likely during this afternoon and evening. Winds N/NW 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 30 to 45 km/h in the middle of the day then turning W/SW 25 to 35 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 3 and 9.

  • Friday Mostly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. High (80%) chance of showers or snow in the west, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Winds W/SW 25 to 35 km/h turning NW 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then increasing to 25 to 40 km/h in the middle of the day.

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

  • Sunday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers or snow. Winds NW 30 to 45 km/h.

Issued Thu 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 %
Snow showers
-3 1 90% 5-10mm Severe WNW 14 90 WSW 18 75
-4 1 90% 5-10mm Severe W 24 100 SW 23 84
-6 -1 90% 1-5mm Severe SW 23 100 WSW 28 77
-4 4 90% - Severe W 24 98 SW 24 74
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