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News Brief

  5/13/2013, Sivan 4, 5773

Weather: Warmer, Windy and Wet (in Places)


It will be partly cloudy on Monday with a chance of isolated showers and thunderstorms starting in the afternoon, accompanied by the risk of flash flooding in the Jordan Valley, Arava Judean Desert and Dead Sea areas. Winds will gust up to 45 kilometers/29 miles an hour, making for a fire alert in the Northern Negev, the hills of Samaria (Shomron) and the southern Golan Heights and it will become hazy in the south until Tuesday, when isolated showers are possible over the north. It will be significantly cooler going into the evening's beginning of the Shavu'ot holiday, and the rain will get stronger and spread to the center of the country during the night. It will be cooler than usual on Wednesday with isolated showers over northern and central Israel, accompanied by a chance of isolated thunderstorms which will get weaker in the afternoon. There's a risk of flash floods in the Judean Desert and the Dead Sea area. It will be slightly warmer on Thursday with light rain possible until noon.

Monday highs:
Jerusalem: 26Celsius/79Fahrenheit; Kinneret/Sea of Galilee: 32C/90F;
Golan Heights, Tel Aviv: 27/81; Haifa: 25C/77F; Be'er Sheva': 30/86;
Dead Sea: 35/95; Eilat: 33/91