Observations 14-20th August

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  1. Claude Cat

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    Might as well kick this off now.
    Light showers around Melbourne this morning.
    Radar suggests the resorts will catch a bit of it.
     
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    Warm and hazy in the gong
    Feels like Mid October
     
  3. toughnut

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    Coolish morning in Sydney and a fair amount of smoke haze hanging over Sydney from some controlled burns out west. Sitting in the office in North Sydney I can't see across the harbour. Me thinks an inversion has kept the smoke hanging around
     
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    Did NSW just legalise weed? Hard to see more than a couple of hundred metres outside at the moment. Supposed to be clearing to a warm day shortly, though.
     
  5. Claude Cat

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    Very mild here in Melbourne. Feels like spring.
     
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    Clearing to a glorious spring day indeed. Hardly the middle of August kind of weather
     
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    Last couple of days here in the ACT have been spring weather. Today is definitely no exception!
     
  8. GlendaN

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    Bluebird day in Perisher with light wind at the top. Snow softened in the afternoon but not too much and was pretty forgiving. Cover remains excellent. View from Back Perisher Mountain
     
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    Gonna be more of the same tomorrow AM for Sydney. Pack of cigs for breaky anyone?

    [​IMG]
     
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    I observe this inversion over Sydney didn't clear at mid day as forecast.
     
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  11. Rush

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    Mainly blue skies at Hotham all day. Some higher cloud in the late afternoon. Very warm in the valley but the winds over the summit kept things cool up high.

    We observed Virga over Mt Buffalo in the morning.
     
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    Bluebird day at perisher today, quite warm, 4c in the valley and around 1-2c up high. However, around 1:30 mysteriously intermittent flakes of snow started to fall from the sky on Mt perisher, for around 5 minutes. Proper flakes, although there were only a few wispy clouds around, and it was bright and sunny. It was definite snowflakes, gently falling, not windblown. Quite odd, but pretty.
     
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    Quite possibly some remnants of some Virga similar to what @Rush mentioned above. -22C @ 500mb and ~2C near Mt Perisher would've been enough IMO.
     
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    I wish there was a dislike button BBB.

    Went out to take some photos at 3pm in Melbourne in just jeans and a light jumper - was a hot mess after about 2km of walking. Definitely spring like.
     
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    What? Did the card melt out of your camera? TTIUWP.;)
     
  17. Sno Sno SNO

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    Still 19 degrees and now gently raining in adelaide. :cry_ubb:
     
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    Have seen that a couple of times in the last few weeks. At home and on the hill. Most unusual.
     
  19. loweee

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    Nice riding thredbo early today. Firm and fast straight up but slushy and warm for the bottom 1/3rd after 11am.

    Still beats working
     
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    Windy and rainy this morning at Hotham.
     
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    This morning was 3C in Canberra, Mt Ginini and Thredbo. Pretty rare to have all three aligned.
     
  22. Donzah

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    Canberra. The mild city.
     
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    Fiery sunrise in the Latrobe Valley this morning.


     
  24. Sno Sno SNO

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    steady light rain most of the morning (from about 2am) in adelaide, still calm and warm...:headbang:
     
  25. PMG

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    Rain band passing through north of Sydney atm.
     
  26. Gimped

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    Windy and raining lightly in thredbo
     
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    Effing mild in Melbourne this morning. No rain that I can see, but the skies look ominous. Feels tropical.
     
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    was a beautiful day yesterday, stunning. But a gross warm morning, humid, yuck.
     
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  29. mick chopps

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    bit of drizzle in the city, nothing significant.
     
  30. DiscoStuAU

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    Yep no sooner had I posted that I saw some lightly wet roads. The wind has a slight chill to it. Some light drizzle again now as I walk to work
     
  31. lardarse

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    Pouring rain at Falls
     
  32. Jacko4650

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    Light rain and gusty at Island Bend near Blue Cow. 7 degrees, which is about 7 too many.
     
  33. Trail Blazer

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    Insert 'it was always going to be warm today' comment
     
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    Actually look like wet snow on the Merritts cam. With the emphasis on wet.
     
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    Best pull out the Gortex.. Buller has had 6mm in under 2hrs...

    Hosing down.
     
  36. mick chopps

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    very very wet...
     
  37. PMG

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    Yeah, 2.3c at the top.
     
  38. dibl0c

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    #shitadelaide or #brisbogan ... take your pick.
    That's garbage bag and dishwashing gloves weather bro ...
     
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    Its pretty much gross everywhere.
    Even in Wollongong.

    Sky like a 80's era RSL. Smokeys above the pokies
     
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    That's stay inside and go back to sleep weather...
     
  41. W0nkey D0nkey

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    smokey in the gong, warm.
    Warm in wollongong this morning.
     
  42. Principal Douglas

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    In Jindabyne, it's overcast with a slight breeze and I have a sliding door wide open to let in that fresh, not at all cold, breeze.

    I can also hear seagulls
     
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    Until you stand outside for a few minutes in the horizontal rain, at which point you start to see shades of grey in the term "warm"!
     
  44. dibl0c

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    Oh I thought it went without saying.

    I would not even.
     
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    Just spoke to a friend who is at Smiggins and he said his car thermometer says it's 5 degrees and it's raining
     
  46. GlendaN

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    Perisher overcast steady r**n windy and warm a day for the fire
     
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    Smiggins cam looks very Marti Pellow
     
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    Seems to be snowing snot up high at Thredbo.
     
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    Clear liquid falls lightly but steadily @ Perisher, earlier than forecast, softening the cover before tonight's deluge. Roll on Thursday.
     
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    Raining in Sydney and quite "cold"- 14 or 15 degrees.