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Upper Derwent Weather

Thu 16:13 EST
Current Warnings

Upper Derwent Forecast

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. High chance of showers, becoming less likely late this afternoon and evening. Snow falling above 700 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm during the morning and afternoon. Possible hail. Winds W/NW 25 to 35 km/h.

  • Friday Partly cloudy. High chance of showers and hail, most likely in the morning and afternoon, falling as snow above 300 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h turning SW during the morning then becoming light in the evening.

  • Saturday Cloudy. Areas of morning frost. High chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 300 metres early and rapidly rising during the day. Light winds becoming W 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon.

  • Sunday Cloudy. Slight chance of a shower. Snow possible above 900 metres. Light winds.

Issued Wed 19:40 EST

Upper Derwent 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
18:00 EST
N 7 11 5.9 4.5 4.5 91 1 6.4 -
18:00 EST
NW 13 17 5.9 4.4 3.2 90 1 5.2 992.6
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