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  Shvat 21, 5772 , 14/02/12

Weather: Cloudy and Cooler

It will be cloudy and slightly cooler, Tuesday, with a chance of light rain starting at night and lingering Wednesday morning. Otherwise it will be partly cloudy and warmer, Wednesday, until colder and moister air enters the area, with scattered showers starting in the north and spreading to the center. Thunderstorms are expected to join the picture on Thursday, along with isolated showers in the Negev, accompanied by the risk of afternoon flash flooding in the Dead Sea and Jordan Valley areas. Gusty winds will drive temperatures below normal through Friday and snow is expected over Mount Hermon, extending to other northern peaks on Friday, and as far south as Jerusalem on Shabbat. Occasional showers and thunderstorms, mainly in the north, Friday morning, will strengthen and spread to the northern Negev.

Tuesday highs:
Jerusalem, Golan Heights, Haifa: 17Celsius/63Fahrenheit;
Kinneret/Sea of Galilee: 20C/68F; Tel Aviv: 21/70;
Be'er Sheva': 22/72; Dead Sea: 25/77; Eilat: 26/79

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