Weather Outlook issued on 17th August, 2017

NORTHERN STATES: Localized thunderstorms are anticipated during the forecast period over places like Maiduguri, Katsina, Sokoto, Kano. Day and Night temperature values are expected to be in the ranges of 30- 32oC and 20-24oC respectively.

CENTRAL STATES: Abuja, Jos, Minna, Ilorin, Kaduna, parts of Nassarawa state and Lokoja are expected to experience morning thunderstorms/ rain showers while wider coverage in rainfall activities are anticipated in the afternoon/evening hours in places like Mambila plateau, Yola and Jos. Day and night temperature values are expected to be in the range of 28-30oC and 22–24oC respectively except Jos at 22/16oC.

SOUTHERN STATES: Cloudy morning over the inland of the south except for Shaki where morning rains are probable while localized thunderstorms are likely in the afternoon/ evening hours over the inland cities. The coast is expected to experience intermittent rain shower during the forecast period particularly over places like Port Harcourt, Eket, Lagos and Calabar. Day and night time temperatures are expected to be in the ranges of 28-31oC and 20-24oC respectively.