Weather Warnings Issues

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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