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Observations 14-20th August

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

  1. chicski

    chicski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Interschools next week @rocketboy :p.
     
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  2. Majikthise

    Majikthise Sage Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Big winds across the ranges now...funky stuff on the doppler out oberon way.
     
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  3. Kletterer

    Kletterer Thredbo Doughnut Tragic Moderator

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    Stuck to my descision not to go up with you. I chose poorly.
     
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  4. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Dumping again @ Buller. No surprise when you look at the radar.
     
  5. hongomania

    hongomania One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    I observe a furphys (stubbie) worth of snow at DP since 9pm last night

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  6. skull

    skull One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    I observed sleet falling and snow on side of road driving between berridale and jindy earlier
     
  7. FourSquare04

    FourSquare04 A Local

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    Surely tomorrow will be the best day at Buller since 2012, maybe 2000?
     
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  8. FourSquare04

    FourSquare04 A Local

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    Do we have observed storm totals from the majors yet?
     
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  9. Vermillion

    Vermillion Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    No. No chance. There's days in 2004 and 2008 that would need another meter to be beaten.
     
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  10. MarkV

    MarkV One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Tassie rain shadow looks like kicking in soon.
     
  11. Vermillion

    Vermillion Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    The Otways disturbance is giving Buller and LM a good look at the leftovers tonight.
     
  12. rocketboy

    rocketboy One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    ha ha. I'll just glare at them up on SV. With everything open it should be manageable.
     
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  13. snowmobile

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    Lightly snowing at Corrin Forest ACT 6pm
     
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  14. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Nah I doubt it will be better than today. Hasn't snowed that much since lifts closed and it looks like it will dry up after midnight.
     
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  15. Snow Blowey

    Snow Blowey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Driving between yass and boorowa i observed heavy rain at 3 degrees.
     
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    snowblowa One of Us

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    Been 4-5 years since that kinda rock-garden-fill-up-steps-disappear kinda action IMO
    I remember vermillion and CC goin' nuts and a valued member posting alternate cam pics of Bullville dumpage..... #sogood #sohappy #❄️
     
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  17. shauno

    shauno Addicted Ski Pass: Silver

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    About the same here North Canberra i had rain at 3c its now 2.8c at my home
     
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  18. jungfrau

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    Hosing down in the Well
    Hope BB and LM are coping it
     
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  19. Portski

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    I observe after being stuck in Mascot for the best part of the day, the airport was a right kerfuffle with the wind in Sydney.
     
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  20. Untele-whippet

    Untele-whippet beard stroker Ski Pass: Gold

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    Snowing a bit heavier Mt Victoria now
     
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  21. NewTurns

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    Yep. Landed 2.5 hours late from ADEL. Pilot crabbed it in sideways and a bit pitched over in a quarter roll...wrestling the whole way in on approach. Banged it down hard. Good job all round and earned his money. Slightly surreal though we had 60 Japanese school kids on tour squealing the whole way in...with a massive hysterical roar on touchdown!
     
  22. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Was out there all arvo, shooters hill, black springs, Jenolan. All very moist with sporadically heavy snow showers ever 20-30mins.
    Not a lot was sticking but certainly cms have accumulated throughout the day.

    Textbook snow cloud (below) moving through Black Springs around 4:30pm. This thing put about a cm on the ground in about 10-15mins.
     
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  23. The Plowking

    The Plowking Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Was disturbing me digging holes in Anglesea until 7.30pm alright.
    Oh to be at buller tomorrow...
     
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  24. Portski

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    Flew in and out n Dh-8s, like paper bags in the wind.
     
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  25. chicski

    chicski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Hope it's still there in a coupla weeks!
     
  26. GS

    GS Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    I observed plenty of rain on the way up to Stirling. Fotting chains to everything at ticket box. Beautiful drive up to TBJ...dry squeaky and very grippy snow....and the hordes headed off to Buller.
     
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  27. teckel

    teckel Not a Loser Ski Pass: Gold

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    LM reporting 15cm to 5pm. Been a lot of precipitation since then.
     
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  28. dibl0c

    dibl0c coolstorydibloc™

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  29. Rick Ross Da Boss

    Rick Ross Da Boss One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    dck n balls?
     
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  30. Adelaidometer

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    Please someone answer this question.
    I really want to know too. Especially since the Perisher AWS did not record precipitation for a whole 9 hours since 4am. Please
     
  31. Donzah

    Donzah Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    It's snowed.

    Wait till sun to determine how much.
     
  32. mr

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    Snow started about 1000asl uphill from omeo
     
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  33. Roarkie

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    I'd guess about 70-80cm for Perisher since Wednesday based on their reporting (they didn't report Wednesday daytime snowfall it was about 10-15cm).
     
  34. jungfrau

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    sufficent...imo
     
  35. Snow Dog

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    Slow drive up to Buller. Fitting chains to all vehicles at Mirimbah. Dusting of snow below gnomes. Proper cover at white bridge. Meringue covered ferns.
     
  36. Hermannator

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    That lowered to 750 by around 12:30am. Snow all the way up to Hothkaido
     
  37. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    Lots of coldies coming across the bay this morning.
    LM should be doing well, probably a fair chance of snow on the Dandies as well.
     
  38. GSea

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    Cold in the mountains, Thredbo -7, Perisher -6.
    Nice.
     
  39. GSea

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    Thredbo has snow guns blazing on High Noon live cam.
    What, didn't they get enough fresh?
     
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    It'd be silly not to make snow with these temps haha. Main runs always need more snow.
     
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  41. Niphophila

    Niphophila Hard Yards

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    Still snowing at Ngarigo! Yay!:)

    About 3cm overnight and cold
     
  42. Jacko4650

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    Light, flakey (5c peice size) snow, no breeze here at Island Bend NSW.
     
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    Wasn't too bad. Though I need to sort out the issue of cold feet. Two pair of socks isn't cutting it.:)
     
  44. POW_hungry

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    Still coming down hard at Wilson Valley.

    Like an army going to war...
     
  45. JustCantStop

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    Little bit off topic and deserves own thread, but I observe a phenomenal season! I thought climate change had ruined seasons of this depth for ever. And it is even more extraordinary that it was looking terrible until late-ish July. I think safe to say we were all worried. Crumbs!
     
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  46. POW_hungry

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    I think you'll find most weren't worried. The biggest discussions in this weather forum come from trying explain the true nature of Australian ski seasons...
    but I do agree things are starting to look above average after our second +half a metre dump for the season.
     
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    Panzers are still parked in a jam in Jindy.
     
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  48. Baw Baw Bear

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    I observe 30cm at BB ,even listing painted T to open happy days :D
     
  49. Principal Douglas

    Principal Douglas A Local

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    Light snow in Jindabyne. Traffic everywhere, even in Clyde St (a no through road). I observe this town not coping with the visitation anymore
     
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    FB tells me queued back to Tyrolean turnoff this morning. Stuff that, Saturday skiing is not a thing for me anymore.
     
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