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Southwest Slopes Forecast

  • Friday Cloudy. Medium chance of showers, most likely during this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures between 11 and 17.

  • Saturday Cloudy. Very high chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 1500 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 16.

  • Sunday Cloudy. High chance of showers. Snow falling above 1400 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 15.

  • Monday Cloudy. High chance of showers. Snow falling above 1400 metres. Light winds becoming S/SW 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 14.

Issued Thu 19:15 EST

Southwest Slopes 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
09:00 EST
ESE 9   2.2 -4.0 -2.2 63 2 0 -
09:00 EST
- 0   3.6 3.6 2.2 100 0 0 -
07:10 EST
- 0 0 2.9 3.0 - - - 0.2 1027.5
09:00 EST
- 0   1.8 -3.0 -0.6 70 1 0 -
07:10 EST
S 7 9 2.8 2.9 - - - 0.2 1026.4
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