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WARNINGS NO LONGER IN FORCE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, Coromandel and Bay of Plenty: Showers becoming frequent and heavy tonight. Rain late tomorrow morning and afternoon, heavy and possibly thundery for a time. Northwest gales in exposed places, easing tomorrow morning.
Gisborne and Hawkes Bay: Showers about the ranges and a few spreading east tomorrow.
Waikato to Wellington, including the central high country and also Wairarapa: Showers, some heavy with possible squally thunderstorms and hail until tomorrow morning.
Marlborough, Nelson, Buller and Westland: Showers becoming few and far between tomorrow and fine spells increasing.
Fiordland: Mostly fine.
Canterbury and Otago, not including Clutha: Scattered rain, falling as snow above 600 metres tonight, gradually clearing tomorrow.
Clutha and Southland: Scattered showers.
Chatham Islands: Periods of rain.

Extended Forecast

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Monday: North Island, occasional showers in the west. Mostly fine in the east and south but showers developing from afternoon, however, remaining dry for Hawkes Bay and Gisborne. South Island, showers spreading to most places, but fine for southern Westland and northern Fiordland.
Tuesday: North Island, showers, clearing for Bay of Plenty and Rotorua. South Island, occasional showers in the east and south, with snow to 400 metres in the south. Mostly fine in central and western areas but showers spreading there during the afternoon and evening.
Wednesday: North Island, rain in the north, possibly heavy, easing later.Showers in the south, clearing for western areas. South Island, fine in the west. Cloudy in the east, with showers retreating to the far south and the east coast.
Chatham Islands: Occasional showers Monday and Tuesday, heavy at times, clearing Wednesday but remaining cloudy. Gale westerlies, turning gale southerly on Tuesday, then easing Wednesday.

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