The West Coast is in for a rainy night with Civil Defence on high alert.
Up to 10mm of rain is expected overnight with potential thunderstorms. The weather is clearing over the weekend with light winds and few showers.
Civil Defence is keeping an eye on the area after recent flooding in the region. The stock banks which broke in the flooding have been repaired and a spokesperson says tonight's rainfall will be a good test.
Waiho River Franz Josef (Supplied)