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SEVERE WEATHER WARNING
Issued by MetService at 9:49 am Friday 22-Nov-2019
Severe northwesterly gales for parts of the South Island
A front is forecast to move eastwards across the lower South Island today (
Friday), delivering a period of strong northwesterly winds over the Island.
Fiordland and Southland including Stewart Island are now covered by a Strong
Wind Warning (Orange), while Clutha, Southern Lakes, Central Otago and the
Canterbury High Country from Arthur's Pass southwards remain under a Strong Wind
People are advised to keep up to date with the latest forecasts in case any
changes are made or further areas are added.
STRONG WIND WARNING - ORANGE
Strong wind gusts could damage trees, powerlines and unsecured structures.
Driving may be hazardous, especially for high-sided vehicles and motorcycles.
Area: Fiordland, and Southland including Stewart Island
Valid: 11 hours from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm Friday
Forecast: Severe northwest gales gusting 120 km/h in exposed places.
An update for severe weather will be issued by: 9:00 pm Friday 22-Nov-2019
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