Occasional showers are expected for the lower South Island today and Monday, with snow lowering to about 400 metres today. Heavy snow is expected above about 500 metres for southern Fiordland, Southland and Clutha from this afternoon to Monday afternoon. Heavy snow is also expected above about 500 metres in Central Otago south of about Cromwell during Monday.
Heavy Snow Watch
Area: Inland Otago, south of about Cromwell
Valid: 9 hours from 9:00am to 6:00pm Monday
Forecast: Expect snow showers above 400 metres, with some heavy snow above about 500 metres which may approach warning accumulations.
Area: Southern Fiordland, Southland and Clutha
Valid: 23 hours from 4:00pm Sunday to 3:00pm Monday
Forecast: Snow showers are expected above about 400 metres, with some heavy snow above 500 metres which may approach warning accumulations.