Weather Warning


SEVERE WEATHER WARNING.
ISSUED BY MetService AT 3:35pm 28-May-2016
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST IN: Taihape, Taranaki, Wanganui,
Manawatu, Northland, Auckland, Marlborough, Nelson, Buller

WARNINGS LIFTED BUT WATCH REMAINS
A complex low pressure system is crossing the country today
(Saturday), then should move away to the southeast. An associated
front has crossed the North Island. The heavy rain and gales ahead of
it have moved out to sea and the associated warnings are all now
lifted.
A trough is expected to cross the North Island overnight and early
Sunday morning, with another burst of heavy rain and north to
northwest gales and watches remain in force for a number of areas.
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WARNINGS NO LONGER IN FORCE
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HEAVY RAIN WARNINGS HAVE BEEN LIFTED FOR: RICHMOND AND BRYANT RANGES
AND ALSO THE RAI VALLEY
HEAVY RAIN WARNINGS HAVE BEEN LIFTED FOR: BULLER
STRONG WIND WARNINGS HAVE BEEN LIFTED FOR: TARANAKI, WHANGANUI,
TAIHAPE, NORTHERN MANAWATU
STRONG WIND WARNINGS HAVE BEEN LIFTED FOR: NORTHLAND AND AUCKLAND
Forecast prepared by: Erick Brenstrum
A service provided through a contract with the Crown

Short Range Forecast

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Northland, Auckland and Coromandel Peninsula: Occasional showers, becoming frequent tonight.
Bay of Plenty, Gisborne and Hawkes Bay: Remaining showers clearing overnight and becoming fine.
Waikato to Manawatu, also Taumarunui, Taupo and Taihape: Occasional showers, becoming frequent this evening with thunderstorms possible in the west.
Horowhenua Kapiti Coast, Wellington, Wairarapa, Marlborough and Nelson: Remaining showers clearing by this morning then mainly fine. Further showers tonight.
Buller and Westland north of Hokitika: A few showers.
Remainder of Westland and Fiordland: Fine, apart from some showers near the south coast.
Canterbury and Otago: Mainly fine, but showers about Banks Peninsula and eastern Otago. Showers may spread inland again for time this afternoon and evening.
Southland: Occasional showers, clearing tonight.
Chatham Islands: Showers, turning to rain this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

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Tuesday: North Island, occasional rain or showers in the west. In the east, showers spreading from the south. South Island, occasional showers in the east and south, with snow to 400 metres in the south. Mostly fine in western areas, but showers about Golden Bay.
Wednesday: North Island, occasional rain in the north. In the south, occasional showers in Wellington and the east and fine breaks elsewhere. South Island, any remaining showers retreating to the south and east coasts, otherwise mainly fine, with morning frosts in some places.
Thursday: North Island, occasional showers in the east and Wellington.Elsewhere, rain in the north clearing, otherwise fine or becoming fine. South Island, mainly fine with morning frosts, but a few showers about the south coast.
Friday: Chatham Islands: Rain at times on Tuesday, then a few showers for the remainder of the period. Strong southerlies turning westerly on Wednesday.

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