Here’s what is making the weather headlines today…..
WEATHER WARNINGS A PLENTY – STRONG WINDS, RAIN, SNOW
From today into tomorrow we have some serious weather moving through. Heavy rain for the West Coast today, thunderstorms and hail possible. Strong winds in the east. Unstable showers in the south then later today and overnight into Friday cold southwesterlies push north.
Snow may lower to near sea level in the far south on Friday and reach down to 400 maybe even 300m in Canterbury for a time.
Please check out all the weather watches and warnings coming up for this event from Metservice here.
Thunderstorm chances are mostly in the west and south today, more from Metservice here.
FROSTY CONDITIONS ON THE WAY
Saturday morning will be one to watch for frosts, Sunday morning also although to a lesser extent. Even Monday could see a light frost for the interior of the South Island.
Keep up to date with frost chances here.
You can also check out your frost chances at ruralweather.co.nz, search for your location then click on the “Frost” tab. Temperatures on Saturday morning for the South Island may be a bit colder nearer coastal spots then the models are currently suggesting so just be aware of that. Although coastal Southland through to Otago Peninsula should stay frost free with cloud, some breeze and a few showers moving through.