Awarua Synergy Weather Warning

Jun 24, 2018
1328 Views

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.

You may be interested

Iconic Catlins Rally On Next Month
Motor Sport, News
53 views
Motor Sport, News
53 views

Iconic Catlins Rally On Next Month

Lindsay Beer - Jul 17, 2018

The Catlins Coast Rally is on again next month with a strong line up expected to contest the event on…

James Wilson Returns To Stags
News, Sports
206 views
News, Sports
206 views

James Wilson Returns To Stags

Sports Hub - Jul 17, 2018

Returning Stags hero James Wilson can’t explain it but he believes he’s in better shape than when he first departed…

Toyota Racing Series Celebrates 15 years at Speedshow
Motor Sport, News
70 views
Motor Sport, News
70 views

Toyota Racing Series Celebrates 15 years at Speedshow

Motor Hub - Jul 17, 2018

New Zealand’s premier motor racing championship, the Castrol Toyota Racing Series will celebrate the start of its 15th anniversary season…