Weather Warnings Issues

 


SEVERE WEATHER WARNING

Issued by MetService at 8:21 pm Monday 15-Feb-2021

Heavy rain and gale force winds for parts of the North Island

A subtropical low continues to move southwards over the upper North Island,accompanied by heavy rain and strong winds. Watches and Warnings remain in place for many areas.

People are advised to stay up to date with the latest forecasts and Warnings.

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HEAVY RAIN WARNING – ORANGE

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Heavy rain may cause streams and rivers to rise rapidly. Surface flooding and slips are also possible and driving conditions may be hazardous.

Area: Bay of Plenty west of Whakatane

Valid: 13 hours from 8:00 pm Monday to 9:00 am Tuesday

Forecast: Further periods of heavy rain. Expect another 50 to 70mm of rain to accumulate. Peak rates of 10 to 20mm/h.

Area: Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Valid: 27 hours from 8:00 pm Monday to 11:00 pm Tuesday

Forecast: Further periods of heavy rain. Expect another 100 to 160mm of rain,the largest accumulations about the ranges. Peak rates of 10 to 20mm/h,especially late Tuesday morning.

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STRONG WIND WARNING – ORANGE

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Strong wind gusts could damage trees, powerlines and unsecured structures.Driving may be hazardous, especially for high-sided vehicles and motorcycles.

Area: Taranaki

Valid: 23 hours from 4:00 am Tuesday to 3:00 am Wednesday

Forecast: Southerly gales are forecast to be severe at times, with gusts reaching 120 km/h in exposed places. Please note that the strongest winds are expected to affect areas about and north of Mt Taranaki.

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WARNINGS NO LONGER IN FORCE

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Heavy rain warning lifted for: Coromandel Peninsula: Rain has eased.

While a brief burst of rain is forecast overnight, it is not expected to meet warning criteria.

The warning has been lifted.

An update for severe weather will be issued by: 10:00 am Tuesday

16-Feb-2021


SEVERE WEATHER WARNING
Issued by MetService at 9:04 pm Sunday 14-Feb-2021

Heavy rain and gale force winds for the upper North Island

A subtropical low moves southwards onto the north of the North Island on Monday,then moves slowly eastwards during Tuesday. The low pressure system is expected to bring rain and strong winds to the North Island.

Warnings and Watches are in place from Northland to northern Gisborne.

People are advised to stay up to date with the latest Warnings and Watches.

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HEAVY RAIN WARNING – ORANGE
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Heavy rain may cause streams and rivers to rise rapidly. Surface flooding and slips are also possible and driving conditions may be hazardous.

Area: Northland, especially the eastern hills
Valid: 14 hours from 9:00 pm Sunday to 11:00 am Monday
Forecast: Expect 70 to 100mm of rain to accumulate during this period.
Peak rates of 10 to 20mm/hr.

Please note, that further rain is likely from Monday evening to early Tuesday morning.

Area: Coromandel Peninsula
Valid: 13 hours from 6:00 am to 7:00 pm Monday
Forecast: Expect 70 to 110mm of rain to accumulate. Peak rates of 10 to 15mm/h,but 25mm/hr in possible thunderstorms during Monday afternoon and early evening.

Area: Bay of Plenty west of Whakatane
Valid: 24 hours from 11:00 am Monday to 11:00 am Tuesday
Forecast: Periods of heavy rain. Expect 100 to 130mm of rain to accumulate. Peak rates of 10 to 20mm/h, especially on Monday afternoon and Tuesday morning.Thunderstorms also possible from Monday evening.
Change note: Upgraded to an Orange warning.

An update for severe weather will be issued by: 10:00 am Monday
15-Feb-2021

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SEVERE WEATHER WARNING

Issued by MetService at 9:17 am Wednesday 19-Aug-2020

Rain and strong winds for many places

A front is forecast to move east across New Zealand today, with a low deepening near East Cape this evening before moving away to the southeast. The front is expected to bring periods of heavy rain to many places and Heavy Rain Watches and Warning are in force.

Additionally, strong to gale northeast flow preceding this front is expected to affects parts of the upper North Island while strong to gale force winds are expected around the deepening low near East Cape and Wind Watches related to these are also in force.

People are advised to stay up to date with the latest forecasts in case further areas are added, or Watches are upgraded to Warnings.

Area: Bay of Plenty west of Kawerau

Valid: 13 hours from 9:00 am to 10:00 pm Wednesday

Forecast: Expect 60 to 80mm of rain to accumulate. Peak rates of 10 to 20mm per hour.

Change note: Upgraded to an Orange Warning.


Heavy Rain Warning

AREA: BAY OF PLENTY WEST OF TE PUKE, INCLUDING THE KAIMAI RANGE

Starts: 3:00am 25 June

Ends: 9:00pm 25 June

Periods of heavy rain and isolated thunderstorms. Expect 70 to 100mm to accumulate, but 120 to 150mm about the ranges. Peak intensities 20 to 35mm/h in thunderstorms. Note, further rain or showers are likely on Friday.

Heavy rain may cause streams and rivers to rise rapidly. Surface flooding and slips are also possible and driving conditions may be hazardous.

Issued at: 9:16am Wed, 24 Jun 20

Valid to: 9:00pm Wed, 24 Jun 20

Strong Wind Watch

AREA: COROMANDEL PENINSULA, ALSO WAIKATO AND BAY OF PLENTY NORTH OF ROTORUA TO TE AWAMUTU

Starts: 10:00pm 24 June

Ends: 2:00pm 25 June

Easterlies are expected to rise to gale in exposed places, possibly reaching severe gale at times.

Issued at: 9:16am Wed, 24 Jun 20

Valid to: 9:00pm Wed, 24 Jun 2


Heavy Rain Warning

AREA: BAY OF PLENTY WEST OF TE PUKE, INCLUDING THE KAIMAI RANGE

Starts: 3:00am 25 June

Ends: 9:00pm 25 June

Periods of heavy rain and isolated thunderstorms. Expect 70 to 100mm to accumulate, but 120 to 150mm about the ranges. Peak intensities 20 to 35mm/h in thunderstorms. Note, further rain or showers are likely on Friday.

Heavy rain may cause streams and rivers to rise rapidly. Surface flooding and slips are also possible and driving conditions may be hazardous.

Issued at: 9:16am Wed, 24 Jun 20

Valid to: 9:00pm Wed, 24 Jun 20

Strong Wind Watch

AREA: COROMANDEL PENINSULA, ALSO WAIKATO AND BAY OF PLENTY NORTH OF ROTORUA TO TE AWAMUTU

Starts: 10:00pm 24 June

Ends: 2:00pm 25 June

Easterlies are expected to rise to gale in exposed places, possibly reaching severe gale at times.

Issued at: 9:16am Wed, 24 Jun 20

Valid to: 9:00pm Wed, 24 Jun 20

 


Heavy Rain Warning

AREA: BAY OF PLENTY MAINLY EAST OF WHAKATANE, ROTORUA, AND THE RANGES OF GISBORNE

Starts: 6:00pm 18 June

Ends: 1:00am 20 June

Expect 130 to 180 mm of rain. Peak rates of 15 to 25 mm/h.

Heavy rain may cause streams and rivers to rise rapidly. Surface flooding and slips are also possible and driving conditions may be hazardous.

Issued at: 9:17am Thu, 18 Jun 20

Valid to: 9:00pm Thu, 18 Jun 20

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