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  Shvat 3, 5772 , 27/01/12

Weekend Weather Starts with Wind

Winds up to 45 kilometers/29 miles an hour will bring unseasonably cold temperatures down even further on Friday, making for a high-wave warning at Mediterranean beaches and hazy skies, mainly in the south. Snow is forecast for Mount Hermon, with rain and a chance of isolated thunderstorms starting in the northern and central parts of the country, spreading to the Negev in the evening and continuing until Shabbat afternoon, accompanied by a risk of flooding in low-lying areas. On Sunday it will be partly cloudy and slightly warmer. On Monday it will be cloudy with scattered light showers in most areas.

Friday highs:
Jerusalem: 9Celsius/48Fahrenheit; Kinneret/Sea of Galilee: 15C/59F;
Golan Heights: 10C/50F; Haifa: 13/55;
Tel Aviv, Be'er Sheva': 16/61; Dead Sea, Eilat: 21/70

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