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Weather Workshop: Short forecast for NZ

Issued Wednesday, July 28, 1999 at 2.00am next update 4.30am

Short Forecast from Weather Workshop valid to midnight tonight:

From northern Taranaki to Bay of Plenty northwards: Showers and fine breaks. Long fine periods about Bay of Plenty.

Southern Taranaki to Wellington, also for the central high country and from Gisborne to Wairarapa: Showery this morning with snow to 500 metres affecting main highways at altitude such as the Desert Road, Napier/Taupo and Rimutaka roads. Fine periods increasing from the south during the day, especially about Wellington and west of the main ranges.

For Nelson and the South Island west coast: Fine, clear, frosty conditions.

From Marlborough to Otago, also for Southland: Cloud and showery at first this morning with snow above 500 metres. Gradually clearing inland but a few coastal showers continuing in the east, especially north of Banks Peninsula.

Chatham Islands: Rain or showers persisting.

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