Southwest Slopes Weather

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Southwest Slopes Forecast

  • Thursday Partly cloudy. Areas of frost early this morning. The chance of fog near the Victorian border early this morning. Slight chance of a shower near the Victorian border late this afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds W/SW 20 to 30 km/h tending W/NW 15 to 20 km/h in the evening then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 10 and 17.

  • Friday Partly cloudy. Patches of morning frost. Medium chance of showers near the Victorian border. Light winds becoming W/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 18.

  • Saturday Partly cloudy. Patches of morning frost. Light winds becoming W/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 3 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 19.

  • Sunday Mostly sunny. Patches of morning frost. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 2 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 20.

Issued Wed 19:15 EST

Southwest Slopes 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 %
Mostly sunny
5 14 5% < 1mm Nil W 12 71 WSW 19 52
Fog then sunny
2 17 5% < 1mm Moderate - - - -
Fog then sunny
6 18 5% < 1mm Nil W 7 75 WSW 17 53
Mostly cloudy
7 15 10% < 1mm Nil W 11 71 WSW 18 50
Clearing shower
5 10 40% < 1mm Slight NNW 4 87 WNW 5 69
Frost then sunny
1 7 20% < 1mm High WSW 18 81 W 13 78
Cloudy
3 16 30% < 1mm Moderate - - - -
Mostly sunny
2 17 5% < 1mm Moderate W 6 79 WSW 16 45
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