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Severe Weather Watch

Issued by MetService at 8:24am Friday 19-Apr-2019

A period of heavy rain for Fiordland and Westland south of Otira

An active front is forecast to move north over the South Island from this (Friday) evening and on Saturday bringing a period of rain to the west coast. The heaviest rain is expected in Fiordland and the ranges of Westland south of Otira and this Watch covers the possibility of rainfall accumulations reaching Warning criteria in these areas.

People are advise to stay up to date with the latest forecasts in case part of the Watch is upgraded to a Warning or new areas are added.

Heavy Rain Watch

Area: Westland south of Otira
Valid: 16 hours from 2:00am to 6:00pm Saturday
Forecast: A period of heavy rain. Rainfall accumulations may approach warning criteria, especially about the ranges.

Area: Fiordland
Valid: 13 hours from 1:00pm Friday to 2:00am Saturday
Forecast: A period of heavy rain. Rainfall accumulations may approach warning criteria.


This watch will be updated by: 9:00pm Friday 19-Apr-2019

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