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Severe Weather Outlook

Issued at 1:44pm Monday 25 Jun 2018
Valid from Wednesday 27 June 2018 to Saturday 30 June 2018

Cold strong southwesterlies over New Zealand eases on Wednesday. A ridge of high pressure moves onto the country from the Tasman Sea on Thursday bringing settled weather, however, icy conditions are still likely which affect some of the inland roads.

The high moves off to the east on Saturday as a front approaches the country from the Tasman Sea. This front is expected to bring northwesterly rain to the western areas.

At this stage, there is low confidence rainfall accumulations may approach warning criteria in Fiordland and Westland on Saturday.


Low confidence:
A 20% likelihood (or 1 chance in 5) that the event will actually happen.

Moderate confidence:
A 40% likelihood (or 2 chances in 5) that the event will actually happen.

High confidence:
A 60% likelihood (or 3 chances in 5) that the event will actually happen.

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