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Severe Weather Warning Issued 23 July

10:32am, 23 July 2016

MetService have issued a Severe Weather Warning for our region – the key information is below.

Heavy rain may cause surface flooding and hazardous driving conditions. Rivers may rise rapidly.

Please take care and check the forecasts at http://metservice.com

AREA/S AFFECTED

The ranges of Nelson west of Motueka

FORECAST

A burst of heavy rain is expected from Saturday afternoon to Sunday afternoon in a strong northwest flow. In the 24 hours from 2pm Saturday to 2pm Sunday expect 100 to 150mm of rain. Peak intensities of 25 mm per hour with possible thunderstorms.

FREEZING LEVEL: About 2700 metres.

AREA/S AFFECTED

Richmond and Bryant Ranges

FORECAST

A period of heavy rain is likely from late Saturday afternoon until Sunday morning in a strong north to northwest flow. In the 8 hours from 6pm Saturday to 2am Sunday, expect 50 to 80mm of rain.

FREEZING LEVEL: About 2700 metres.

More information

Get the latest forecasts on the MetService website http://www.metservice.com

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NEXT SEVERE WEATHER WARNING WILL BE ISSUED AT OR BEFORE 9:00 pm Wednesday 23-Jul-2016

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12:42pm, 13 July 2016

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Severe Weather Warning Issued

12:19pm, 12 July 2016

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