Wednesday, February 20, 2019
This Wednesday the dry and very hot conditions will prevail in a large part of the national territory, product of a weakening in the trade winds and a mass of dry air in the atmosphere over the country. In this way, a sunny morning and high temperatures are expected in most regions. Regarding the afternoon, some isolated rains and showers are anticipated on the mountains of the south and west of the Central Valley, in the Cordilleras of the Center and South of the country, and in the high parts of the Central and South Pacific; nevertheless, on sunny coasts and plains sunny conditions will be maintained. During the night it will prevail with cloudiness from little to partial in the national territory.
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