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Weather Workshop: Short forecast for NZ

Issued Friday, 25 June 1999 at 10.10am next issue at 3.30pm

Short Forecast from Weather Workshop valid to midnight tomorrow.

For all the North Island: Fine weather for much of the day but cloud and rain developing about Northland from evening with high cloud spreading into areas north of Taupo. Tomorrow rain or showers in most places. Turing colder as showery southerlies work northward. Snow expected about the central plateau after dark to 800 metres which affects the desert road.

Nelson: Fine today. Brief showers developing tomorrow then becoming fine again later.

For Marlborough and Canterbury: Fine today. Cold southerlies spreading north tomorrow morning with rain then easing to showers. Snow to the ranges later to 700 metres.

Along the west coast of the South Island: Cloud increasing with showers developing about Fiordland then spreading further north tonight. Snow overnight about Fiordland to 500 metres. Tomorrow showers gradually clearing from the south.

In Otago and Southland: Rain becoming widespread this evening with cold southerlies. Snow lowering to 500 metres overnight. Tomorrow the snow level rising with showers retreating to coastal places. Becoming very frosty inland.

Chatham Islands: Showers at times. Turing colder tomorrow.

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