Observations 14-20th August

Discussion in 'Alpine & Snow' started by Claude Cat, Aug 14, 2017.

  1. 1000m

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    Howler of a night in Crookwell. 3-4d most of the day. On and off sleet, hail and snow today. Looks like being a snowy night tonight if things keep getting colder.
     
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  2. Ubiquitous Steve

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    Some spells of heavy rain in and around Melb.Flortunately it's not Peak traffic yet.
     
  3. Ozgirl

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    Haven't read most of today pp

    But my obs are it is f'n ing windy in sydney and I am over it!

    Was sitting in traffic on Pitt St in the cbd and my very solid 4wd was rocking around in the breeze! During home the traffic lights at Darling St were swaying in the breeze!

    Also a friend just commented that it's snowing in Blackheath.
     
  4. mattyv

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    Similarly disappointed at Shelly this morning....2C with the odd splat on the windshield at 7am, but no white on the ground.
    On your way back to Tabletop, you may save yourself some time by travelling Khancoban - Towong - Walwa - Jingellic - Woomargama - freeway to Ettamogah.
     
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    Wintery mix apparently at wentworth falls...occasional flake.
     
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    Hail here in Emerald too. Heavy shower of luckily tiny hail. Temp dropped to 4.4.
     
  7. The Plowking

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    The usual numpties social media posting reports of snow on Phillip Island.
    It's hail of course.
     
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    "Repairs" now being carried out on the roof

     
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    Snow was so good today I needed that box of tissues! Dumping hard at charlotte, with the pole sinking in up to the hilt.

    Couldn't resist, and against doctors orders grabbed a set of skis for a couple of runs. Epic, beautiful conditions. Was giggling and yelling in equal measure.

    So, so good out there today. Easy to believe that a metre has fallen up there.
     
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    Good conditions at Falls. Cloudy but decent vis for most of the day with a couple of brief blue sky moments. Winds strong at the peaks but pretty reasonable lower down.

    Heaps and heaps of snow. Used every chairlift and lost the munchkin waist deep a couple of times - had to excavate to get her out. That said the easy access locations are a bit tracky mctrackface now, still great skiing though.

    Light snow showers all day. All up about 5cm on the car when we got back. Sun has just come out again and looking sweet.

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    Big blob on the radar heading straight for Buller. Wouldn't be surprised if we see another 10-25cm from now into tomorrow morning. Yet another powder day tomorrow.
     
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    Was seeing a few pussy flakes go past my window in Alpine Ridge a bit earlier, hears hoping it gets a degree cooler and there's snow on the ground by morning time.
     
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  13. J_busworth

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    Snowing really really hard now at Cruiser up at Thredbo
     
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    I observe a fantastic days skiing today, possibly some of the best snow I have skied in Australia in some places. Visibility ordinary but who cares it snowed relentlessly all day. sensational. Sitting at Smigs now watching it close in and get really heavy.
     
  15. Trail Blazer

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    I must admit I was a little disappointed with the lack of snow falling this morning (Thredbo) but it's really making up for it at the moment.

    Fantastic skiing. We stuck mostly to central spur. Fresh tracks up to 3pm. Glorious
     
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    Blob is doing the business. Just snowing beautifully.

    Going to be a shit show on the road tonight.
     
  17. zac150

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    Just got to Thredbo half hour ago, snow flurries from Jindy, more solid as I got to Pender Lea.
     
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  18. Donzah

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    Lucky you have your "arrangements ".

    Shit show tonight Victoria.
    Terrible tomorrow NSW.
     
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    Just saw this on Insta, Hotham convoy from yesterday... looks like... fun?



    Dinner plain looking rather European:

     
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  20. glengary

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    Starting to look quite serious at Buller
     
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    Looks like an early Monday morning drive down via Badja is the way to go.

    Saturday morning is going to be chaos. Sunday much the same.
     
  22. Edgecrusher

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    The view out my window of fast moving, dark and ominous clouds and showers sweeping across Melbourne lines up with the radar suggesting that Buller is right in the firing line of these showers.
     
  23. maverik

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    check out the dudes right now on friday flat cam!!!
     
  24. SnowBound

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    Mum/Dad reported snow falling at their home in Blackheath about an hour ago. Not settling though.
     
  25. absentskier

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    Hale in Clayton. Buller going to get smashed again.
     
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  26. Normo

    Normo Mostly Harmless Ski Pass: Gold

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    Hearty in Jindy!



    :)
     
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    Shhhhhhhhhhhh! Don't tell everyone

    Bob
     
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    Snow in Trentham, VIC today. I think they're at 700m asl?

     
  30. POW_hungry

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    Snowfall 5km south of Oberon (Central Tablelands) @1200m this afternoon. 2-3cm accumulation at Black springs and shooters hill.

     
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    I observe this at home just now. 1100 ASL @ Moonbah. Just started. Thought the snow had receded back towards the range. Bigger flakes than what I saw up the hill today!

     
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  32. Donzah

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    Stellar dendrites
     
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    Can be disappearing again on the Cedarwood table after it was cleared today.
     
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  34. Normo

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    Going full- on in Jindy now.....Accumulation on!
     
  35. nfip

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    Badja is pretty good.
    Few bumps and potholes .
    Some have been filled.
    Surprisingly dry too.
     
  36. Jacko4650

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    Bring in the sheep!
     
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    Oh and day got bette and drier as it felt like the temp dropped gradually.
    Haven't checked yet...
    Playtime in the trees.
     
  38. Niphophila

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    Made it over the hill. Had a really heavy snow shower up near the Wattles and there was nearly 10cm here at Ngarigo when I arrived. Just started sago again by the sound of it on my tent!

    On the way over the Murray River was running a banker at Bringenbong but below Hume Weir it was a mudflat! I could be observing floods come spring snowmelt!
     

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    I'll agree with @Normo pukage in Jindabyne. Just as we are packing the car. Definitely accumulating. Cm on the railing of appt.
     
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    Mmmm I observe that tent looks real toasty ;-p
     
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    Just started lightly snowing in Mount Victoria and Blackheath, BMs
     
  42. Donzah

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    I'm as mad as I am sad.

    Why this weekend?
     
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  45. Donzah

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    FB tells me its pretty wild on varneys
     
  46. Adelaidometer

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    How many cm were there at Perisher today (since 4am when the AWS stopped working)?
     
  47. shauno

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  48. Claude Cat

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    Driving back into Thredbo after dinner!
     
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    Heavy showers and soooo cold here in St Kilda East. Jealous.