Southland, Central Otago and Eastern Otago about and south of the Kakanui Mountains
Snow is currently falling to near sea level and significant accumulations are expected through until late Thursday morning. In the 12 hours between 9pm Wednesday and 9am Thursday, expect 15 to 20cm to accumulate above 300 metres, but 40 to 60cm above 500 metres in Southland and eastern Otago south of the Kakanui Mountains. 5 to 10cm is also expected to accumulate in Central Otago and down to 200 metres elsewhere.
FREEZING LEVEL: 400 metres.