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  Tevet 15, 5772 , 10/01/12

Weather: Lull before More Stormy Weather

It will be partly cloudy and slightly warmer on Tuesday, with a high-wave warning at Mediterranean beaches. Gusty winds are expected to drive down temperatures on Wednesday, with a chance of hazy skies in the south and occasional rain and isolated thunderstorms in the north. The rain is expected to strengthen and spread to the northern Negev in the evening, and snow is expected over Mt. Hermon. The snow will continue through Friday, possibly spreading to other Golan and Galilee mountain tops on Thursday. Frequent showers are also expected in the north and center Thursday, accompanied by thunderstorms, gusty winds and flooding, including flash-flooding, in low lying areas. A chance of haze remains in the south. Continued colder than usual on Friday with occasional rain from the north to the northern Negev and a chance of flash floods. The winds are expected to die down.

Tuesday highs:
Jerusalem: 12Celsius/53Fahrenheit; Golan Heights: 13C/55F; Haifa: 14/57;
Kinneret/Sea of Galilee, Tel Aviv, Be'er Sheva: 18/64;
Dead Sea, Eilat: 22/72

Other archived news briefs:Jan 10 2012, 08:38 AM, 1/10/2012