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Awarua Synergy Weather Warning

Jun 24, 2018
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An active front is forecast to move north across the South Island today, bringing periods of heavy northwesterly rain with possible thunderstorms to western areas. It is followed by a very cold and unsettled southwesterly flow.

Additionally, a cold southwest change behind this front will bring snow down to low levels across the lower South Island, with some heavy falls above 400 metres. This Watch also covers the likelihood of snow accumulations reaching Warning criteria above 400 metres in Fiordland, and inland parts of Southlacnd, Clutha and Otago.

Peoples are advised to keep up to date with the latest forecasts in case parts of this Watch are upgraded to a full warning or new areas are added.

Heavy Snow Watch

Area: Fiordland
Valid: 20 hours from 9:00am Sunday to 5:00am Monday
Forecast: Snow is expected to lower to about 500 metres this morning and afternoon, then to about 300 metres early Monday, with some heavy falls above 400 metres. Snow accumulations may exceed warning criteria during this time.

Area: Inland parts of Southland, Clutha and Otago
Valid: 29 hours from 1:00am Monday to 6:00am Tuesday
Forecast: Snow is expected to lower to around 300 metres overnight tonight, with heavy falls possible above 400 metres, then easing Monday morning. Another more significant period of heavy snow is expected above 400 metres from Monday night through to around dawn Tuesday morning. Accumulations may approach warning criteria during these times.

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