News Briefs

  2/5/2013, Shevat 25, 5773

Weather: Windy in Places, Warmer, then Wet on Wednesday

It will continue to be warmer and drier than normal on Tuesday under cloudy skies, with strong easterly winds in the north and central mountains. The winds will spread to the rest of the country on Wednesday morning, when occasional showers and isolated thunderstorms are expected in most places, accompanied by a significant drop in temperature. During the afternoon, the rain will weaken and retreat to the north, leaving hazy skies, mainly in the south. There's a chance of light rain in the north, Thursday morning. Otherwise it will be partly cloudy, followed by clearing and a rise in temperature on Friday.

Tuesday highs:
Jerusalem, Golan Heights: 19Celsius/66Fahrenheit; Haifa: 20C/68F;
Kinneret/Sea of Galilee, Be'er Sheva', Dead Sea: 24/75;
Tel Aviv: 27/81; Eilat: 26/79