TV3 weather guru Augie Auer is predicting a big horrible mean storm for the coming 48 hours. Put away your boats. Watch out for floods and stay at home, he says.
The following are a set of NOAA supercomputer generated images showing the storm from tomorrow afternoon at six hourly intervals. The coloured lines denote rain over a six hour period. Each line is 1mm. The other lines are isobars. This looks like a very stubborn storm.