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NZTS Thunderstorm Potential Code - updated

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I suppose I better put the updated NZTS Thunderstorm Potential Code so people won't get confused ...or whatever :?

NZTS Thunderstorm Potential code



The colour coded level of alertness is a follows:

Blue not likely but the potential is there
Indigo quite probable
Violet quite on the cards
Orange yes looks likely
Red ....well you know what that means ?

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....by the way, I have a 1 out for today and tomorrow and a 4 for Thursday :)

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NZ Thunderstorm Soc wrote:....by the way, I have a 1 out for today and tomorrow and a 4 for Thursday :)

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4 now more likely on Friday ???

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Looking good into next week with 1 for every day and a 4 again for next Tuesday and Thursday :)

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The weather outlook still looks very unsettled but at least it has become more interesting. :D
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I have amended tomorrow to be a 3 - quite on the cards at the moment. but things could change depending on circumstsnces which at the moment do look likely? 8)

Next weeks predictions may have to amended as well :(

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Wednesday 22nd 5

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NZ Thunderstorm Soc wrote:Wednesday 22nd 5

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Crikey, what are you smoking John? I only put "risk of showers" in the forecast... :lol:
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Johns rating is based on what metservice say, I have noticed this before with dramatic changes to his ratings after metservice have changed theres!

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03 Stormchaser wrote:Johns rating is based on what metservice say, I have noticed this before with dramatic changes to his ratings after metservice have changed theres!

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No it's not :?:
What dramatic changes?

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TonyT wrote:
NZ Thunderstorm Soc wrote:Wednesday 22nd 5

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Crikey, what are you smoking John? I only put "risk of showers" in the forecast... :lol:
Full credit, well done John a good call. Whatever you are smoking I want some! :lol:
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By the looks of things the next couple of days dont look to bad, then the 27th is also looking all right
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John stop video taping your wifes garden lol :lol: Whats the potential for TS next few days especially tomora?.
Ohh and did you get anything on video tape as well?.
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TonyT wrote: Crikey, what are you smoking John? I only put "risk of showers" in the forecast... :lol:
Full credit, well done John a good call. Whatever you are smoking I want some! :lol:
Thanks.
Well, I'm smoking for a possible 3 on Monday and a 3 for one day next week, I'm not too sure at the moment :-k :-k
don't forget, I still have a 4 for tomorrow, this depends on cloud clearance

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3 for Monday cancelled.
Nothing much coming up at the moment but stay posted :)

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Looking good for tomorrow. :)
I have a 1 posted.
This depending on cloud clearance.

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John I thought a (1) which you mentioned for tomora meant a very low chance of TS happening according to your scale on page one but what u r saying is probly a 4 or a 5 correct me if iam wrong on that but the number you put up on potenial code is a 1 and thats vewry low risk.?
I could be wrong.
Not that it's a problem either just thought id point it out.
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Jasestrm wrote:John I thought a (1) which you mentioned for tomora meant a very low chance of TS happening according to your scale on page one but what u r saying is probly a 4 or a 5 correct me if iam wrong on that but the number you put up on potenial code is a 1 and thats vewry low risk.?
I could be wrong.
Not that it's a problem either just thought id point it out.
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Hi Jason.
I think that because of cloud cover TS risk is quite low ...but if a thunderstorm does happen tomorrow, it does.
I never had a thunderstorm warning for today, despite MetService's high risk in their Severe/Potential Thunderstorm Outlook. I thought that the situ was not the right one for TS development despite the unstablness of the atmosphere. Too cloudy.

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