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show full reporthide full reportUpdated: 5:58am Thursday 16 Aug 2018 - The Snow will start off firm but should soften quickly across... the mountain with some great skiing. All of our main trails have been groomed overnight with our main PB300 Snow Groomer back in action. All of our lifts will be operating and the Cheapskates Terrain Park will be open.

Status
FIELD OPEN
ROAD OPEN
Snow
Updated at
5:58am Thu 16 Aug
Last snow fall:
1cm on Tue 14 Aug
3 Hourly Detailed Computer Generated Forecasts
Rain and Snow Temperatures Wind

Nelson Lakes National Park regional forecast

Showers
17 AUGUST
FRIDAY
Showers, easing towards evening. Snow lowering to 1100 metres.
Issued at: 1:06am Fri 17 Aug

Rainbow Valley computer-generated forecast
Max0°COvernight min-4°C
Total snow: 2cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Westerly 20 km/h.
Freezing level: 1400 metres.
Few showers
18 AUGUST
SATURDAY
Morning showers in the east, clearing to a mainly fine day. Snow lowering to 1000 metres.
Issued at: 1:06am Fri 17 Aug

Rainbow Valley computer-generated forecast
Max1°COvernight min-5°C
Total snow: 0cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Southerly 30 km/h easing to westerly 10 km/h early evening.
Freezing level: Lowering to 1200 metres evening.
Partly cloudy
19 AUGUST
SUNDAY
Mainly fine, cloud increasing from afternoon. Light winds, northeasterlies developing at night.
Issued at: 1:06am Fri 17 Aug

Rainbow Valley computer-generated forecast
Max1°C
Total snow: 0cm
Total rainfall: 0mm
Wind at top: Southwesterly 10 km/h.
Rain
20 AUGUST
MONDAY
Rain developing early, with heavy falls possible. Snow above 1200 metres. Northerlies, becoming strong for a time.
Freezing level: 1400 metres.
Issued at: 1:34pm Thu 16 Aug
Rain
21 AUGUST
TUESDAY
Rain, with heavy falls at first, and snow to 1000 metres. Northerlies dying out.
Freezing level: 1300 metres.
Issued at: 1:34pm Thu 16 Aug

Rainbow Valley computer generated extended forecast

Rain
22 AUGUST
WEDNESDAY
Rain, clearing in the middle of the day to partly cloudy weather. Southerlies.
Issued at: 5:48pm Thu 16 Aug
Partly cloudy
23 AUGUST
THURSDAY
Partly cloudy. Light winds.
Issued at: 5:48pm Thu 16 Aug

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

Severe Weather Information for Rainbow Ski Field