This Week’s Weather
TUESDAY APRIL 28TH: Cool but fine and sunny in the morning before heavy showers develop for the afternoon with hail, sleet and thunder possible in a gusty northwest wind. Cool throughout with highs of only 9c or 10c at best and falling back to around 4c or 5c under showers. Later this evening cloud will increase from the west with heavy rain developing around dark fall. OVERNIGHT: Overcast with heavy and at times persistent rain, some thunder and hill sleet also. Winds west to southwest will be freash and at times gusty. Lows 0c to 3c as the rain eases later and skies clear.
WEDNESDAY APRIL 29TH: Fine and sunny at first with frost clearing. Around lunchtime heavy rain, hail and thundery showers will develop once again in moderate west winds. Highs of just 9c or 10c. OVERNIGHT: Showers dying out and skies clearing. Frost will develop as lows drop to around 0c once again.
THURSDAY APRIL 30TH: A fine sunny start will see some fair weather cloud bubble up during the late morning. A few isolated showers possible during the afternoon, though many places may hold dry as temperatures rise to around 11c or 12c in just light northerly breezes. OVERNIGHT: Cool at first with lows down to around 2c or 3c, however cloud will thicken later in the night and temperatures will slowly rise in light northeast breezes.
FRIDAY MAY 1ST: Rather cloudy with light to moderate east winds. Some drizzle possible for a time but it should brighten up a little for the afternoon before cloud returns again in the evening. Highs of 10c or 11c in east winds. OVERNIGHT: Remaining generally cloudy and winds backing southeast, then south later. Lows of 4c to 7c.
WEEKEND OUTLOOK: Becoming wet during Saturday afternoon, clearing overnight to sunshine and scattered heavy showers for Sunday. Breezy throughout as low pressure hovers off the west coast. BH Monday looks similar with further heavy showers. Temperatures a bit milder reaching into the low teens for Sunday/Monday.
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