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Mt Dobson

Updated: 6:00am Thursday 17 Aug 2017 - Showers and gale force winds.

Status
FIELD CLOSED
ROAD CLOSED
Snow
Updated at
6:00am Thu 17 Aug
Last snow fall:
62cm on Mon 14 Aug
Upper snow base: 226cm
3 Hourly Detailed Computer Generated Forecasts
Rain and Snow Temperatures Wind

Canterbury High Country regional forecast

none
17 AUGUST
THURSDAY
About the divide, heavy rain, possibly thundery with hail. Snow lowering to 1400 metres. Elsewhere, fine with high cloud.
Issued at: 10:56am Thu 17 Aug

Mount Dobson computer-generated forecast
Max1°COvernight min-3°C
Total snow: 2cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Northwesterly 60 km/h easing to 30 km/h early evening.
Freezing level: 1700 metres.
none
18 AUGUST
FRIDAY
About the Divide, rain, heavy and possibly thundery with hail, easing from the north in the afternoon. Snow to 1300 metres. High cloud and a few spots of rain elsewhere until evening.
Issued at: 10:56am Thu 17 Aug

Mount Dobson computer-generated forecast
Max1°COvernight min-2°C
Total snow: 0cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Northerly 40 km/h.
Freezing level: 1900 metres.
none
19 AUGUST
SATURDAY
Cloud increasing, with rain or showers developing afternoon, falling as snow to 1100 metres.
Issued at: 10:51am Thu 17 Aug

Mount Dobson computer-generated forecast
Max-1°COvernight min-7°C
Total snow: 1cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Northerly 20 km/h.
Freezing level: 1400 lowering to 1000 metres overnight.
none
20 AUGUST
SUNDAY
Occasional showers, falling as snow down to 700 metres at night. Southeasterlies easing.
Issued at: 10:51am Thu 17 Aug
none
21 AUGUST
MONDAY
Occasional showers, falling as snow down to 500 metres at first, gradually easing, fine spells developing about the main divide. Southeasterlies dying out.
Issued at: 10:51am Thu 17 Aug

Mt Dobson computer generated extended forecast

none
22 AUGUST
TUESDAY
Fine. Not much wind.
Issued at: 8:20am Thu 17 Aug
none
23 AUGUST
WEDNESDAY
Fine. Not much wind.
Issued at: 8:20am Thu 17 Aug

Days 1-5 are mountain region forecasts for Canterbury High Country produced by our team of meteorologists.
Days 6-7 are site-specific forecasts for Mt Dobson ski field which have been automatically generated by MetService's computer weather modeling system and have not been moderated by our team of meteorologists.

Facilities, snow base, field and road status data is supplied from the mountain by SnowHQ

Severe Weather Information for Mt Dobson Ski Field