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Central Forecast

  • Saturday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain, most likely from late this morning. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north this afternoon. Winds N 25 to 40 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 8 and 13. Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low].

  • Sunday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning, falling as snow above 800 metres. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h turning W/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon.

  • Monday Partly cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers in the west, high (70%) chance elsewhere, falling as snow above 800 metres. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h turning NW 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon then increasing to 25 to 35 km/h during the evening.

  • Tuesday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers or snow, with possible hail. Winds N/NW 25 to 40 km/h turning W/SW during the morning.

Issued Sat 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 %
Possible shower
2 9 70% 1-5mm Moderate WNW 9 95 WNW 12 85
2 9 10% < 1mm Moderate - - - -
Clearing shower
-2 8 40% < 1mm Severe W 16 99 W 23 91
Possible shower
3 10 50% - Moderate - - - -
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