Coldest day of the week begins with snow in Golan Heights

The coldest day of the week began today with snow falling in the northern Golan Heights. Efrat residents woke up to some sleet.

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After a rainy night throughout the country, snow fell in the northern Golan Heights this morning (Thursday). In the other parts of Israel, heavy thunderstorms are expected throughout the day.

The Mount Hermon Ski Resort announced this morning that due to the weather conditions, the site will be closed for visitors. This morning, Efrat and Meron residents reported some sleet.

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Snow in northern Israel Photo Credit: Rina Yulios/Channel 2 News

Today’s forecasted temperatures: 10 degrees C (50 degrees F) in Haifa, 12 degrees C (53.6 degrees F) in Tel Aviv, 5 degrees C (41 degrees F) in Ariel, 4 degrees C (39.2 degrees F) in Jerusalem, 11 degrees C (51.8 degrees F) in Ashkelon, 10 degrees C (50 degrees F) in Beersheba and 17 degrees C (62.6 degrees F) in Eilat.



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