Daily Israel Report

Forecast: Heat Wave on Sabbath

Temperatures to continue to rise over the weekend.
First Publish: 5/17/2013, 11:53 AM

Children playing (illustrative)
Children playing (illustrative)
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The weather will be pleasant Friday, forecasters say, with temperatures continuing to rise during the day. The temperature will remain within normal range for the season.

On Saturday temperatures will rise further, making the day unusually warm for the season, particularly in the mountains.

No significant changes in temperature are expected on Sunday. On Monday temperatures are expected to drop sharply, returning to the average range for the season.

The maximum temperatures Friday will be: 35 (95 fahrenheit) in Eilat, 28 (82) in Be’er Sheva, 23 (73) in Hevron, 27 (81) in Maaleh Adumim, 24 (75) in Jerusalem, 24 (75) in Tel Aviv, 24 (75) in Haifa, and 23 (73) in Tzfat.