Strong Wind Warning for Monday 31st August

Message type: Alert
Hazard type: Weather
Urgency: Immediate
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Observed Event
Recommended Action: Make Preparations
Effective Date: August 31, 2020
Effective Time: 9:30 AM
Expiry Date: August 31, 2020
Expiry Time: 7:00 PM
Who is issuing this alert: Metservice
Description of event/hazard:

Severe Weather Warnings
Issued at: 9:29am Monday, 31st August 2020
Strong Wind Warning for Southland, Fiordland – Orange
Strong wind gusts could damage trees, powerlines and unsecured structures. Driving may be hazardous, especially for high-sided vehicles and motorcycles.

Issued: 9:28am Monday, 31st August 2020
Area: Southland and the Fiordland Lakes
Valid: 9:00am Monday to 7:00pm Monday
Northwest gales are forecast to be severe at times, with gusts reaching 120km/h.

What Should affected people do?

Secure any outside furniture and items that might be affected by strong winds.

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