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Thursday's national forecast

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It looks like a cracker of a Thursday across New Zealand.  With a few exceptions of course.


Weather Video: Two cyclones north of NZ as new high moves towards us

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Exclusive cyclone coverage --- Breaking news out of the tropical South Pacific today as two cyclones move slowly eastwards.  To our north is Tropical Cyclone Jasmine - the storm has been upgraded now to a severe Category 4 cyclone (Phil mentions it's around Cat 2 or 3 as generally speaking that's where it will be over the next few days).


Wednesday's national forecast

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A pleasant day is expected for much of New Zealand today.  The onshore flow could keep some showers going for Napier and Gisborne.  Welliington could also seem some showers.

n the South Island, a few showers are possible about Invercargill as well as Queenstown.  But of those two areas, Invercargill looks to have the better chance for getting wet.


Tuesday's national forecast

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Now that most people are back to work after a long weekend, it looks like some serious sunshine will settle in.

That doesn't mean everyone will see great weather today.  But it should be one of those rare days, rare for this summer anyway, that the majority of Kiwis seen nice weather as opposed to clouds and rain.

Here's how it breaks down...


January not one to remember

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 The official figures have come in from NIWA in regards to the weather last month and it won't be a month etched in our memory banks unless you were in the far south for the first half.


Friday's national forecast

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A tropical storm and its associated storminess will stay away from us today.  High pressure will not only keep the storm well to our north, it will also try to keep our weather settled for today.  For the most part, the high will do just that.  No wild temperature swings or gale force winds or heavy rain is expected.  However, it won't be completely dry either.


Thursday's national forecast

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The South Island didn't get as much rain yesterday as was orginally expected.  The dying front that was the focus for what rain did fall yesterday, will be the focus for today's North Island rain.  But again, it looks like it will be less than what was originally forecast yesterday.  But, it's not going to be a dry day either.


Wednesday's national forecast

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It's going to be a sodden day for South Islanders.

But us North Islanders shouldn't get too comfortable.  Our turn is coming tomorrow.


Waitangi Day weekend is looking nice overall...

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But there are a few exceptions.  Also, this has been a summer of weird weather.  Let's hope Mother Nature doesn't throw us any curve balls.


Tuesday's national forecast

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Rain is on its way back into the forecast.

But not necessarily for today.  A pocket of dry air will help to keep all but Fiordland dry in the deep south of the South Island.