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Updated: 10:44am Thursday 24 May 2018 - 25 cms of fresh snow with more falling!

Status
FIELD OPENS 7 Jul 2018
ROAD STATUS N/A
Snow
Updated at
10:44am Thu 24 May
Last snow fall:
25cm on Thu 24 May
3 Hourly Detailed Computer Generated Forecasts
Rain and Snow Temperatures Wind

Nelson Lakes National Park regional forecast

Windy
25 JUNE
MONDAY
Showers, with snow lowering to 500 metres. Westerlies, gale in exposed places at times.
Issued at: 10:34am Mon 25 Jun

Rainbow Valley computer-generated forecast
Max-3°COvernight min-8°C
Total snow: 14cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Northwesterly 10 km/h rising to westerly 20 km/h mid-afternoon.
Freezing level: 900 metres.
Windy
26 JUNE
TUESDAY
Showers, with snow to 500 metres, clearing in the morning and becoming fine. Gale southerlies, mainly about the tops, easing overnight.
Issued at: 10:34am Mon 25 Jun

Rainbow Valley computer-generated forecast
Max-5°COvernight min-7°C
Total snow: 5cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Southwesterly 40 km/h.
Freezing level: 500 rising to 1300 metres evening.
Fine
27 JUNE
WEDNESDAY
Fine with frosts morning and night.
Issued at: 10:34am Mon 25 Jun

Rainbow Valley computer-generated forecast
Max1°COvernight min-4°C
Total snow: 0cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Southwesterly 20 km/h.
Freezing level: Rising to 2000 metres afternoon.
Partly cloudy
28 JUNE
THURSDAY
Mainly fine, but partly cloudy in the west. Southwesterlies.
Freezing level: About 1400 metres.
Issued at: 1:16pm Mon 25 Jun
Partly cloudy
29 JUNE
FRIDAY
Partly cloudy. Southwesterlies.
Freezing level: About 1300 metres.
Issued at: 1:16pm Mon 25 Jun

Rainbow Valley computer generated extended forecast

Rain
30 JUNE
SATURDAY
Cloudy, with rain from around midday. Light winds.
Issued at: 5:52am Mon 25 Jun
Snow
01 JULY
SUNDAY
Snow with little wind.
Issued at: 5:52am Mon 25 Jun

Days 1-5 are mountain region forecasts for Nelson Lakes National Park produced by our team of meteorologists.
Days 6-7 are site-specific forecasts for Rainbow Valley 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

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