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Predictions 20-24th Sept - Trough followed by Cold Shot

Discussion in 'Alpine & Snow' started by Rat trap bindings, Sep 17, 2019.

  1. Rat trap bindings

    Rat trap bindings One of Us

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    Are we looking for a new predictions thread as there seems still to be some sting in the season?
     
  2. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    For which system? I am not seeing any notable snow-bearing systems on the horizon TBH.
    Might be some cold air pool influence on Monday but looks kinda dry to me.
    A discussion for the BBQ thread for now.

    We are however seeing the upper level cold pool for this system 16/17th over the CT’s this arvo. Might be a chance of snow this arvo above 1100m IMO.
     
  3. Rat trap bindings

    Rat trap bindings One of Us

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    I was thinking maybe this weekend may have something in it?
     
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    mick chopps Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    *trough
     
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    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    The trough drawn in through inland of the continent looks like it’ll bring 10-15mm of rain to the alps, Friday night, Saturday. All to warm IMO.
    However the cold air arrives Saturday with a dusting and further cold air arriving Monday. Looks cold.
    Probably a dusting to a few CM each day IMO.
    Looking quite dry.
     
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    mick chopps Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    so barely a whimper worthy of a thread...
     
  7. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Slack forum chat, but I’ll change if for the pedantics;)
     
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    mick chopps Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Quiet time of year in the weather forum... need to give the mods something to do.


    Oh look, time for a "stay on topic"
     
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  9. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Stay on Topic.
    It’s still up for discussion. The memorable systems are always the ones we never saw coming.;)
     
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    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Quite the ridge out on EC, it’s all West OZ/SA-biased.
     
  11. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Monday, however, looks good for an upgrade IMO.
     
  12. Jellybeans

    Jellybeans calm and rational Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yeah, Monday looks like it can be more.
     
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    A reasonable chance of an upgrade imo.;)
     
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    dry, looks cold enough, lets see , peaking too early/
     
  15. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    This thing looks ‘West Oz-enough’, to me.
     
  16. Rat trap bindings

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    Darn it... thought I was on a prediction winner.. shall try a $150m powerball
     
  17. Seafm

    Seafm Too far from the snow Ski Pass: Gold

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    You're too late, I've already won it.

    Oops. Stay on topic:nono:
     
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    BoM predicting 15-50mm of precip for Thredbo Top Station with snow only on the higher peaks for Saturday
     
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    Yeah this weekend was always a lookaway
     
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  21. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Mister Tee on XC Skis A Local Ski Pass: Silver

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    Do you think Perisher Valley will get a sprinkle snow on Monday? BOM and Ms Bunn seems to think so.
    http://www.janebunn.net/perisher
     
  22. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yep. Won't be much but I think dusting - 3cm is likely IMO.
    All models agree.
     
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    dunno about this one ,spring seems well and truly here on the western slopes ,norwest hairdryer been blowing for the last 36-48 hours.
     
  24. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Mister Tee on XC Skis A Local Ski Pass: Silver

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    The 10 km XC ski loop at Perisher was cooked when I was there on 22/9/19. I was on the rock hoppers and was skiing on grass, mud, rocks, water courses and red dusted sludgy snow. I could hear the fat lady singing in my ear!.The blizzard like conditions at Perisher on 23/9/19 might have been of some use to the terrain on the lifted runs but it was not enough to fix the XC terrain.