Issued Thursday, July 08, 1999 at 5.00am next issue at 10.30am
Short Forecast from Weather Workshop valid to midnight tonight:
In the north and west of the North Island from Northland to Manawatu, also for the central plateau: Cloudy with a few
light Showers becoming more frequent and widespread from afternoon and evening. Snow likely about the central mountains
at night which includes the Desert Road.
Bay of Plenty: Mostly fine. Brief rain possible after dark.
Gisborne to Wairarapa: Dry at first. Showers and southerlies spreading north later reaching Gisborne after dark.
Wellington: Cloudy with a few light showers in the north at first. Showers widespread later with cold southerlies
Nelson: Brief showers this morning then a clearance from afternoon.
The South Island west coast: Rain slowly clearing from the south this afternoon.
Marlborough and Canterbury: Showers spreading north this morning with snow to the ranges. Skies clearing slowly from the
south during the day.
Otago and Southland: Rain at first this morning with snow to low levels briefly. By afternoon, clearing inland but
wintry showers persisting about the coast.
Chatham Island: Showers becoming more frequent with cold southwesterlies.
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