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  Adar 22, 5772 , 16/03/12

Weekend Weather: Windy, Wet and White (in Places)

Variable cloudiness and winds up to 50 kilometers/31 miles an hour are forecast for Friday, making for continued colder than usual temperatures and a high-wave warning at Mediterranean beaches. Occasional rain and isolated thunderstorms are expected from the Lebanese border to the northern Negev with flash flooding possible in the Jordan Valley, Judean Desert and the Dead Sea area. Snow is forecast over Mount Hermon, with light snow possible on other northern mountains during the afternoon. All the precipitation is expected to fade away during the evening. On Shabbat it will be mostly clear and continued colder than normal with frost expected in susceptible areas Saturday and Sunday night. In spite of slight warming on Sunday, the temperature is expected to stay below normal. Further warming is expected on Monday.

Friday highs:
Jerusalem: 9Celsius/48Fahrenheit; Golan Heights: 12C/53F; Haifa: 14/55;
Kinneret/Sea of Galilee, Tel Aviv: 17/63; Be'er Sheva': 15/59;
Dead Sea: 21/70; Eilat: 22/72

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