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Central Forecast

  • Wednesday Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the west, slight (30%) chance elsewhere, falling as snow above 1100 metres. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 4 and 9.

  • Thursday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain, most likely from the late morning. Snow falling above 700 metres. Winds N/NW 30 to 45 km/h shifting SW 25 to 35 km/h in the late evening.

  • Friday Cloudy. Areas of morning frost in the east. Very high (90%) chance of showers or snow, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds W/SW 25 to 35 km/h turning NW during the morning then increasing to 30 to 45 km/h during the afternoon.

  • Saturday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of snow showers in the west, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Winds NW 30 to 45 km/h tending W 25 to 40 km/h during the morning.

Issued Wed 05:41 EST

Central Observations

Latest Observations
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like RH Fire Rain Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm hPa
11:10 EST
NW 13 15 6.3 2.4 3.7 76 2 0.0 -
11:10 EST
W 13 19 3.6 1.0 0.4 83 1 0.0 1025.3
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