Lower West Weather
Lower West Forecast
Wednesday Sunny. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h tending SE/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day then tending E 25 to 35 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.
Thursday Sunny. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h turning S/SE 25 to 35 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon then tending E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.
Friday Mostly sunny. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending SE/SW during the morning then tending SE during the evening.
Saturday Sunny. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h shifting SW 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon.
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