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      Archive: 1/6/2012
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        1/6/2012, Tevet 11, 5772

      Weekend Weather: Rainy and Windy in the North and West


      It will be partly cloudy on Friday with scattered rainfall and a chance of thunderstorms in the north and along the coastal plain, tapering off at night. Strong winds will prevail along the coast, driving temperatures below normal and creating a high-wave warning at Mediterranean beaches. It will be fair with a slight rise in temperature during the day on Shabbat. More scattered showers and strong winds are predicted for the northern and coastal areas overnight. The winds will continue on Sunday, bringing temperatures down. Occasional rain is expected in the north and center, while the rest of the country can expect a chance of haze. The rain will get stronger and spread to the northern Negev overnight, continuing into Monday on an occasional basis.

      Friday highs:
      Jerusalem: 12Celsius/53Fahrenheit, Kinneret/Sea of Galilee: 19C/66F;
      Golan Heights: 13/55; Haifa: 14/57; Tel Aviv, Be'er Sheva': 17/63;
      Dead Sea: 21/70; Eilat: 20/68