Observations 14-20th August

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

  1. Kletterer

    Kletterer Thredbo Doughnut Tragic Moderator

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    Remedial snow.
     
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    We'll all be rooned said hanrahan.

     
  3. Every2years

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    Been snowing lightly on and off all morning at Falls. Little bit of r@1n in the mix. Everything on wind hold except Gully
     
  4. Snow Blowey

    Snow Blowey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Looks at AXS R this morning. Bit of red for two days from here on. 1m setup.
     
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    rocketboy One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    A good chunk of that last year was snow. This was all rain.
     
  6. mick chopps

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    Yeah up high will still get heaps.
     
  7. Claude Cat

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    Snow from first light is pretty much as EC had it this morning.
     
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    Looking at reports Falls/Hoth, reporting natural depths of ~115-120cm. So loss of ~35cm since the big storm 10 days ago. Didn't see yesterday's report but guessing ~15cm loss in the last 24hrs.
    Still looks like a net gain from here IMO if Axs R numbers prove correct.
    Not sure about Buller.
     
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  9. mick chopps

    mick chopps Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yeah Axs R has snow level rising, 4-10pm looks marginal/dicey again. But not silly warm so hopefully no more damage at least.
     
  10. Belly

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    What a song @Kletterer, actually listened to that CD a few weeks back!!

    Better provide an obs, not cold in Canberra this AM walking the dogs (7am) and walking to work (9am).
     
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  11. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Obs --f..ken poured down as we (me and P) waited outside for the buses for P's school camp.
    Legit rain

    Now sunny and mild

    #timing
     
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    The wind has swung to the SW in Sydney and is attempting to blow flags off poles.
     
  13. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Discussed to no end on previous pages. I think it's behind many of us now. Just saying... Not a pretty thing to look back on.
     
  14. Gimped

    Gimped One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Back to rain in thredbo village
     
  15. Jacko4650

    Jacko4650 One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Ditto Island Bend. Temps dropped 5 degrees earlier on and then a bit of snow but now back to the "r" stuff. Looks very promising up higher when I can see it though. Island Bend is 1300m.
     
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    Plenty of whitecaps on Sydney Harbour.

    Message from Charlotte Pass says snow now but they are not opening the mountain yet due to last night's mess. Today is a write off up the hill by the sounds of it.
     
  17. Undies

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    I just saw a bird get blown out of a tree by a gust. It was as funny as it sounds.
     
  18. Claude Cat

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    SEVERE WEATHER WARNING for DAMAGING WINDS
    For people in parts of the Central, East Gippsland, South West, North East and West and South Gippsland Forecast Districts.

    Issued at 10:33 am Wednesday, 16 August 2017.

    Weather Situation:
    A vigorous westerly airflow has become established across Victoria in the wake of a cold front.

    DAMAGING WINDS, averaging 70 km/h with peak gusts of around 100 km/h are expected to persist across elevated parts (above 1200 metres) of the North East, West & South Gippsland and East Gippsland districts.

    DAMAGING SQUALLS of around 90km/h are also possible along coastal parts of Victoria until this evening, most likely associated with showers and thunderstorms.

    Locations which may be affected include Falls Creek, Mount Hotham, Mt Buller, Warrnambool, Portland and Wonthaggi.

    The Severe Weather Warning for HEAVY RAIN has been CANCELLED. Heavy rain has eased, though further light to moderate rainfall will persist over the northeast rages during Wednesday. The situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.

    Strongest winds up to 10:50am Wednesday include:

    - 122km/h at Mount Hotham at 2:28am

    - 106km/h at Wilsons Promontory at 9:20am

    - 104km/h at Mount Buller at 12:24am

    - 102km/h at Cape Nelson at 8:10am
     
  19. Kopite

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    Reports of decent snow falling at FV Perisher.
     
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    Thredbo aws suggesting it's calm up top. Maybe I will drag myself up there for a few relaxing turns.......
     
  21. Majikthise

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    i bet it was a wattlebird
     
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  22. Belly

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    It 'feels' colder in Canberra having just stepped outside.
     
  23. hongomania

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    Snowing at DP, strong blow in. Moderate precip rate and intermittent with good sized flakeage. Keep it up huey!
     
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    Pretty sure the anemometer broke last night, it's been zero since midnight. Before that was mega winds.
     
  25. Untele-whippet

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    Looks like the wind gauge got blown away at midnight if you look at the 24 h history.
     
  26. Undies

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    Actually it was an Indian Myna, which made it even funnier.
     
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    Na na definitely calm up there im telling myself as I look round the house for my motivation
     
  28. Donzah

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    Thats a change. I was in Cbr last thurs/fri. In a tee shirt
     
  29. nfip

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    Thats a LOT of cold air South of Aus.

     
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    Cruiser cam is puking snow. Sunny warm and blow a black dog off it's chain in Sydney.
     
  31. POW_hungry

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    Mount Gambier @ 10am this AM (arvo airmass for the Mountains), has 850 temps lowered, with marginal warming in the uppers.
    Says to me these levels are here to stay for the remainder of the day. A positive outcome after the last 18 hours. An easy 10cm today above 1600m IMO.
     
  32. Rush

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    Drove down Hotham this morning. Car thermometer said -1 down to about 1600m.
     
  33. Vermillion

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    Are car thermometers the temperature equivalent of Perisher's powerade bottles?
     
  34. Deanski

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    Looks to be snowing on front valley cam perisher.
     
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    NSW cars are calibrated in 5 deg. increments each year at rego time.
     
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    Sunny. Mild. Blowing a stiff WNWly in Melbourne CBD. Change is a comin.
     
  37. cyclopath

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    It annoys me when the snow symbol comes on in my car, and it clearly isn't.
    Sorry, OT.
     
  38. POW_hungry

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    Jumps on, and chimes at me +3.5C in my VW...Annoys the heck outta me.
     
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    Just the right temp to invade Poland.

    My subie thermometer is broken. Currently reading 33 degrees.
    Drives me up the wall . The inability to post insta posts of #howhotisit? is a bugbear.
     
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    4c in mine. Don't think I've ever seen snow falling from the sky at 4c. SOT.
     
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  41. Claude Cat

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    ok, ok, stay on topic.
     
  42. The Plowking

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    few between frontal coldies on the peninsula.
    Reckon that blue line is cutting Vic in half lengthwise atm
    17 on the Murray
     
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    Frkn windy and warm in St Kilda East
     
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    Mine's bang on fortunately. Warm as in Sydney and 33.2 in Coffs :o
     
  45. The Plowking

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    I think I can see the 540 line just above my house in Bonbeach.
    It's blue, right?
     
  46. Trail Blazer

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    Low to mid 30s and dry westerlies up to 80 clicks. Not great fire weather
     
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    Radar is looking rather nice now, all good.
     
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    Sounds like good fire weather to me!
     
  49. Undies

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    T-shirts and beer in Sydney. What season is it?
     
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    I observe Thredbo jumping on #BlizzardofOz 2.0