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  Nissan 4, 5772 , 27/03/12

Weather: Windy and Wet

Variable cloudiness is forecast for Tuesday, with winds up to 45 kilometers/28 miles an hour.  Temperatures will be below average and there's a high-wave warning at Mediterranean beaches. Occasional rain and isolated thunderstorms are forecast from the Lebanese border to the northern Negev, accompanied by a risk of flooding, starting in the afternoon in the Jordan Valley and Judean Desert. The rain will continue until Wednesday afternoon and the wind is expected to continue throughout Wednesday. Occasional rain is expected Thursday, mainly in the north, spreading to the center, before stopping, Friday afternoon; otherwise it will be partly cloudy.

Tuesday highs:
Jerusalem, Haifa: 15Celsius/59Fahrenheit; Kinneret/Sea of Galilee: 22C/72F;
Golan Heights: 16/61; Tel Aviv: 18/64; Be'er Sheva': 20/68;
Dead Sea, Eilat: 25/77

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