Southland Weather Friday – Saturday

Message type: Update
Hazard type: Weather
Urgency: Past
Severity: Minor
Certainty: Observed Event
Recommended Action: Resume normal activities
Effective Date: May 19, 2017
Effective Time: 12:00 AM
Expiry Date: May 20, 2017
Expiry Time: 11:00 AM
Who is issuing this alert: Emergency Management Southland
Description of event/hazard:

The weather from 3 pm Friday to 9 am Saturday is forecast to be very cold for Southland. The Metservice is forecasting 10 to 20 centimetres of snow above 400 metres with lesser amounts to sea level. You can click on the layers tab on the map to give an indication of the likely snow levels in Southland.

What Should affected people do?

If driving be careful on the roads and check that the route to your destination is open and passable. The weather could also cause power cuts so prepare for this.

Contact Info: www.civildefencesouthland.govt.nz