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Midlands Forecast

  • Thursday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of rain in the north, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Winds N/NW 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 30 to 45 km/h in the morning then increasing to 50 km/h before turning W/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 9 and 12.

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the north at night. Areas of morning frost. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h turning N/NW 25 to 35 km/h during the day.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the morning. Snow falling above 400 metres. Winds N/NW 25 to 40 km/h turning W 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then tending NW 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.

  • Sunday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 500 metres. Winds NW 35 to 50 km/h.

Issued Thu 05:40 EST

Midlands Weather Forecasts

Station
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Late shower
4 12 90% 1-5mm Slight NNW 20 71 NW 32 57
Windy with rain
5 10 90% 1-5mm Slight NNW 26 81 NW 33 75
Late shower
3 10 90% 1-5mm Slight NNW 28 88 NNW 37 69
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