A road snowfall warning has been issued for State Highway 1 the Desert Road between Rangipo and Waiouru.
MetService says snow showers may affect the road on Friday with 1cm to 2cm possible throughout the day near the summit.
Meanwhile, a strong wind warning has been issued for Taranaki, with severe southeast gales gusting up to 120km/h in exposed places.
MetService said strong gusts could damage trees, powerlines and unsecured structures, and driving could be hazardous, especially for high-sided vehicles and motorcycles.
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The warning was for the wider region, though mainly for north and west of Mt Taranaki.