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Central Forecast

  • Wednesday Partly cloudy. Very high chance of showers in the southeast, medium chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1200 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm near the coast this morning with gusty winds and possible hail. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h tending SW 25 to 35 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening.

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost about the ranges. High chance of showers in the late afternoon and evening. Winds N 30 to 45 km/h.

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the east, slight chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 1100 metres. Winds W/NW 25 to 35 km/h becoming W 15 to 25 km/h during the day then turning N 25 to 35 km/h during the evening.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. Winds N 35 to 50 km/h turning W/NW 25 to 35 km/h during the evening.

Issued Tue 19:40 EST

Central Observations

Latest Observations
Station
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
08:50 EST
W 20 26 10.8 7.1 8.4 78 2 0.6 -
08:50 EST
W 33 43 11.5 9.1 8.3 85 2 3.8 1016.5
08:50 EST
W 28 31 7.8 7.8 3.9 100 1 2.4 1018.0
08:50 EST
WNW 22 26 10.6 8.3 7.9 86 2 8.4 -
08:50 EST
W 17 24 11.0 9.9 8.9 93 1 0.0 -
15:00 EST
NNW 28   16.3 7.8 16.3 57 6 0 -
08:50 EST
W 28 31 - - - - - - -
08:50 EST
WNW 22 30 10.4 9.1 7.7 92 1 5.4 -
08:50 EST
W 11 19 10.4 8.6 8.9 89 1 - -
08:50 EST
W 22 30 10.0 7.6 7.2 85 2 5.0 -
08:50 EST
WNW 41 44 - - - - - - -
09:00 EST
NNW 44   12.3 9.1 8.8 81 3 0 1014.4
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