Observations 14 October and onwards a little...

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  1. Ubiquitous Steve

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    nice warm day in Melb about to go for lunch not sure if its got to 24 about to find out..
    rain radar clear over SA/Vicco

    some cloud band noted sweeping across sthn WA not looking to extensive...

    BOM has Melb and Sydney max temps on parity in low 20's:emoji_triangular_ruler:

    BOM says Melb around 19degC at present time...
    all is good in the sthn states(well mainland anyhow):emoji_prayer_beads:
     
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    I'm loving this Spring in Brisbane. 21 degrees here at the moment, and we haven't had one day in the 30's yet.
     
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    yes it is now , but again 6 degrees this morning in Melbourne, will be nice to see some sustainably warm temps for a while
     
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    What??? Yes we have!
     
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    The long term average is around 27C for Bris in October. We have had 32C and 3 days above 29C and more above 27C. I don't classify that as very cool.

    I'm hoping this isn't a precursor for what's to come :(
     
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    Beautiful sunny Saturday in Sydney, forecast max of 23 and 28 tomorrow.
     
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    Blowing strong from the north here in Melbourne.
    Over these winds.
     
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    Its been really cool in Brissy this spring , Global anti?, only 2 warmish days so far . its great
     
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    yep, twice within a week....I'm hoping the remains of my shed from the last storm don't end up in another suburb.
     
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    Winds are a blownin' in Jindy tonight.
     
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    25C here in Sydney, on its way to 30C and I'm off to the cricket this arvo (Matador Cup)

    Meanwhile there looks to be some serious precip ahead of the front around Adelaide at the moment. Thredbo's forecast calls for 30-50mm of rain today then two days of snow, up to 50cm or so.
     
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    The number of trees down in the NE region is phenomenal and I guess more will come down tonight and tomorrow. More power cuts I suppose. I should go buy more candles. Starting to get quite windy in Wodonga but it's warm so the breeze is helpful - so far.
     
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    130kph at Mt Hotham this morning
    Best chance for snowing above 1700m tomorrow morning.
    Weak from a cold point of view
     
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    Rain has set in for the last 90 minutes or so in eastern Melbourne.
    It's probably been going for a bit longer in the west.
     
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    Glad I got off Bogong this morning - check the radar! :eek:
     
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    Good snow?
     
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    Just had a nice storm roll through Yackandandah.
     
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    10-15mm across the Melbourne metro area.
     
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    Was a ripper wasn't it. Constant lightning, and very fast moving stormclouds.
     
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    Team Bears were up finalizing the second table for Mulhuaser and we went thro a couple of little storms but it was not too bad 5.30..6.30pm
    but coming home we ran into amazing ..mega flash lightening ..about 7.30pm......then just after leaving Omeo Highway and passing over the Lockhart Gap we ran into storm from hell....horizontal rain and zero visibility for 15mins....nearly ran Bears off road...!!

    good solid rain down Hume Hwy towards Melb and windy.....
     
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    Big flakes coming down in Perisher...
     
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    Bears where nearly ganna cut thro Yack/Beechworth but thought better of it after we hit those storms..too scared of trees down in the heavily treed route...so we headed for certainty in grasslands of Wodonga...we were scanning those causeways just in case of local flooding..
     
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    Scenario: Northern Hemisphere Visitor (NHV) to a local.....

    NHV: Wow! Snow in Oct, just like back home!
    Local: Yep
    NHV: But isn't it Spring?
    Local: Yep
    NHV: And hasn't your season, like, well finished?
    Local: Yep
    NHV: ...And you've had so much snow this month, like your snowiest month in winter?
    Local: Yep
    NHV:..............WTF??!!!
    Local: .................................Yep....................
     
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    20 cents on the cards
     
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    Local: What's that you're from North America?
    NHV: Yeah, that's right...
    Local: Didn't you guys just receive over a foot of fresh snow in October, 2 months outside your season recently?

    pfft... Horses for courses IMO.
     
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    This be in August would be foam fest on these pages...
     
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    Freeeezing here in Sydney now. It was quite warm around 9:30 - 10am this morning but now down to 12.7 on the Northern Beaches.
     
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    October corn on wetsern faces kind of beats August sticky glue.
     
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    Anyone got a handle how early it will clear Wednesday.
     
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    tis crazy weather...and the thunderstorm last night in NE.. was wildly crazy...
    Team Bears now getting confused...one day preparing for summer operations next day blizzard survival necessary....o_O
     
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    AXS-R should be pretty much on it. Been good this year.
     
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    City just got 10mm in 30 mins. Light shower by Bris standards...:emoji_closed_umbrella:
     
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    Just been looking @ the radar, was a nice bow signature,any local reports of a torn? after this passed.
    [​IMG]
     
  44. smitty484

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    Impressive looking storm but didn't pack much of a punch
     
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    not the usual level of predictions happening around here...

    thinking going up to mountain creek tomorrow and tearing up bogong sunrise to sunset on wednesday.

    BOM going for snow above 900m. that + up to 30mm! sounds too good to be true
     
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    Dont look at the calendar.
    It is game on.
     
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