News Briefs

  3/8/2013, Adar 26, 5773

Weekend Weather: Warmer than Usual, then Cooler

Variable cloudiness is forecast for Friday with a significant rise in temperature making things warmer and drier than usual. Winds up to 55 kilometers/35 miles an hour are expected in the north and the mountains. It will be partly cloudy on Shabbat and Sunday, with significant cooling resulting in seasonal temperatures and more humidity. Sunday's forecast includes a chance of isolated rain, mainly in the north. It will be fair, warmer and drier on Monday.

Friday highs:
Jerusalem, Golan Heights: 20Celsius/68Fahrenheit; Haifa: 21C/70F;
Kinneret/Sea of Galilee: 24/75; Tel Aviv, Be'er Sheva': 27/81;
Dead Sea: 29/84; Eilat: 28/82