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10 Day Forecast



17 AUG

* Severe Weather Watch in force, Road Snowfall Warning in force * About the Divide, snow with some heavy falls and possible thunderstorms. Elsewhere, cloud increasing, and rain, possibly heavy, spreading north during the morning and afternoon, falling as snow to 500 metres. Wind at 1000m: Northwest 30 km/h, with a southerly 30 km/h change spreading north during morning and afternoon. Wind at 2000m: Westerly 40 km/h, changing southerly 40 km/h during morning and afternoon. Free air freezing level: About 1400 metres, gradually lowering to 1000 metres.

Issued at: 10:22am 17 Aug


18 AUG

Cloudy at first, with scattered rain north of Mt Cook, falling as snow above 800 metres, clearing to fine during the morning. Wind at 1000m: Winds becoming light early. Wind at 2000m: Southerly 30 km/h becoming light in the morning, then northwest 30 km/h developing in the afternoon. Free air freezing level: 900 metres rising to 1200 metres in the afternoon.

Issued at: 10:22am 17 Aug
Partly cloudy


19 AUG

Fine, high cloud developing later. Northerlies gradually strengthening.

Issued at: 10:22am 17 Aug


20 AUG

Rain near the divide, with snow above 1300 metres. Scattered falls in the east. Northerlies, gale in exposed places at first, easing later.

Issued at: 10:22am 17 Aug


21 AUG

Cloudy with occasional rain, snow lowering to 1000 metres.Northerlies turning southerly later.

Issued at: 10:22am 17 Aug


22 AUG

Showers, clearing for a time but returning later as southwesterlies become strong. Snow flurries to 700 metres.

Issued at: 10:22am 17 Aug

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