You've already got weekend plans? Maybe Grandma's coming round or something.
New Zealand Herald
Wet weekend on way for most
"As we go through the weekend you can imagine this spinning low, like a spinning top, just giving a glancing blow to the northern and eastern coasts of the North Island."
"Seventeen, my gosh that's a nice temperature, it's a day for cutting the grass."
Here's a forecast from 1st August 2006. Looking back through these videos, it seems a Dan-ism free forecast was more common back then.