Current Russell Weather

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    Detailed Local Forecast

    • Today

      Partly cloudy10°22°Fine spells. Light winds.
    • Tomorrow

      Showers21°Rain developing around midday. Light winds.
    • Sunday

      Partly cloudy12°21°Cloudy periods, chance shower. Northwest developing.
    • Monday

      Rain20°Rain easing to few showers. Fresh westerlies.

    Weather History

    A cyclone centred just off Gisborne brought southeasterlies and heavy rain to the Gisborne and Hawke's Bay districts. The Esk River rose nine metres in places, dumping silt a metre deep over 700 hectares of the lower Esk River valley. Stock losses were heavy.

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    Moon Phases

    • New Moon 29 April 2014
    • First Quarter 07 May 2014
    • Full Moon 15 May 2014
    • Last Quarter 22 May 2014

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