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News Brief

  12/18/2012, Tevet 5, 5773

Morning Rain Followed by a Break Before the Storm


There's a chance of light rain, mainly in the north, Tuesday morning, otherwise clear to partly cloudy and slightly warmer, with additional warming in the mountains on Wednesday. It will begin raining in the north Wednesday night, with isolated showers developing in the center on Thursday. Temperatures will drop significantly and it will snow on Mount Hermon. Strong winds are expected, resulting in sandstorms and haze in the south. The haze is expected to settle gradually on Friday, although strong winds will continue, bringing temperatures below their seasonal average. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms are forecast from the north to the northern Negev, with a risk of flash floods in the Judean Desert and the Dead Sea area.

Tuesday highs:
Jerusalem: 16Celsius/61Fahrenheit; Golan Heights: 18C/64F; Haifa: 17C/63F;
Kinneret/Sea of Galilee, Tel Aviv, Be'er Sheva': 21/70;
Dead Sea, Eilat: 24/75