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South West Forecast

  • Tuesday Partly cloudy. Light winds.

  • Wednesday Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming N 15 to 20 km/h in the morning.

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Light winds becoming N 15 to 20 km/h in the morning.

  • Friday Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h tending W/NW 25 to 35 km/h during the day then tending N/NW 15 to 25 km/h during the afternoon.

  • Saturday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers with possible hail. Snow falling above 800 metres. Winds N/NW 20 to 25 km/h turning W/SW 25 to 35 km/h during the morning.

Issued Tue 16:15 EST

South West 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 %
Possible shower
4 11 90% 5-10mm Slight N 17 97 NNW 19 76
Thunderstorms
8 13 90% 5-10mm Nil NNW 29 94 NNW 32 72
Windy with showers
8 12 80% 5-10mm Nil NNW 27 91 NNW 31 77
Possible shower
5 13 90% 5-10mm Slight N 16 92 WNW 19 68
Possible shower
6 12 80% 1-5mm Nil NNW 26 88 NNW 31 70
Thunderstorms
3 5 90% 1-5mm Moderate N 22 95 NNW 18 92
Possible shower
5 11 90% 1-5mm Slight N 21 98 NNW 24 75
Possible shower
4 11 90% 5-10mm Slight N 17 91 NNW 18 72
Possible shower
5 12 90% 1-5mm Slight N 19 100 N 22 86
Windy with showers
7 13 90% 5-10mm Nil N 25 94 NNW 28 73
Possible shower
7 12 90% 5-10mm Nil N 20 98 NNW 26 78
Possible shower
7 13 90% 1-5mm Nil N 25 97 N 28 74
Possible shower
4 9 80% - Slight NNW 20 100 NNW 23 91
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