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  Sivan 15, 5773 , 24/05/13

Weekend Weather: Cooling on Shabbat and Sunday

Sharav extreme heat will continue on Friday, mainly in the mountains and inland areas, with high humidity along the Mediterranean coastal plain. Reduced visibility is expected in the coastal plain until noon and the danger of fire is high until 6:00 p.m. in the northern hills and valleys, the central hills, the Jordan Valley, the northern Negev and Mount Carmel. It will be clear to partly cloudy on Shabbat with a significant drop in temperatures but it will still be warmer than usual until Sunday, when additional cooling will bring temperatures to their seasonal average. It will be fair on Monday with no significant change in temperature.

Friday highs:
Jerusalem: 35Celsius/95Fahrenheit, Kinneret/Sea of Galilee: 41C/105F,
Golan Heights: 36/97, Haifa: 31/88, Tel Aviv: 32/90,
Be'er Sheva': 38/100, Dead Sea: 42/107, Eilat: 43/109

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