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Observations 25-31 May Season Starter

Discussion in 'Alpine & Snow' started by Jellybeans, May 25, 2019.

  1. Jellybeans

    Jellybeans calm and rational Ski Pass: Gold

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    Here she comes.

    Look at that conveyor belt of systems.
    This is going to be big.
     
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  2. IAB

    IAB A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Obs thread a month ahead ;)
     
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  3. Lady Penelope

    Lady Penelope One of some lot ... Ski Pass: Gold

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    Err, yes. I will lend you my crystal ball, @Jellybeans !
     
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  4. Jellybeans

    Jellybeans calm and rational Ski Pass: Gold

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    :out:
    Somebody clearly has the morning blues!
     
  5. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    I observe the prediction thread sitting on 18k views (in not even a week).
    I wonder how many of those are the Grasshoper on the CNTRL+R.

    [​IMG]
     
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  6. Sage Oya

    Sage Oya Like the herb, lover of Pabst, cup ramen devotee Ski Pass: Gold

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    Beautiful looking day outside in Sydney, the air feels crisp and it doesn’t seems as Smokey as it’s been recently thankfully :p.
     
  7. Karicta

    Karicta A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Still warm in Melbourne but skies darkening and a sense of foreboding that precedes a really good storm.
     
  8. Astro66

    Astro66 Still looking for a park in Thredbo Ski Pass: Gold

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    8mm of wet so far at Perisher.

     
  9. Astro66

    Astro66 Still looking for a park in Thredbo Ski Pass: Gold

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    Too warm now. But some cold air coming looking at the satellite. Should hit mountains after midnight IMO.

     
  10. iagreewithhim

    iagreewithhim One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Smokey


    Smoky
    [​IMG]
     
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  11. SnowBound

    SnowBound One of Us

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    That speckled goodness.
     
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  12. xuěboarder

    xuěboarder One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Just started nuking rain near the airport.
     
  13. DiscoStuAU

    DiscoStuAU One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Which airport?

    Light rain starting now in Melbourne City
     
  14. xuěboarder

    xuěboarder One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Oops, Melbourne
     
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  15. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Mount William 5C and 15mm in the tank for today.
    Temp dropping. Snow in the Vic resorts to 1800m by 11pm IMO
     
  16. Boodwah

    Boodwah One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Winter just hit Melbourne, yay.
     
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  17. doogasnow

    doogasnow One of Us

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    Tonight’s front just about to hit the strezleckis Gippsland. Fire is going for the first time in about a week.
     
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  18. cookieman

    cookieman One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Raining heavily Melbourne inner NE
    Winter switch has been turned on
     
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  19. DiscoStuAU

    DiscoStuAU One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Rain clearing out of Melbourne City now, we had a good drop - just over 6mm. Not overly cold - sitting on 13 ATM.
     
  20. Snowy Joey

    Snowy Joey One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Been hammering down the last 3 hours in the Dandenongs. 21.6mm, some really heavy falls at times. Wind picking up now as it’s clearing. Still 10c.
     
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  21. Kletterer

    Kletterer Thredbo Doughnut Tragic Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Mount William 9pm 3.1 Degrees, 16.2 mm in the can.
     
  22. Trail Blazer

    Trail Blazer Part of the Furniture

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    27.1C in Sydney today. Last chance for a beach day tomorrow before the effects of this system creep north. Wish there was some rain due with it
     
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  23. Onlybackscratchers

    Onlybackscratchers One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Is that something or do I have SDS?
     
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  24. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Bit warm for Buller overnight. Looks like it snowed early but no accumulation.

    Currently snowing on South Peri cam, negligible accumulation though.
     
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  25. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Suns out, no guns out this morning.
     
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  26. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    22mm in Charlotte Pass gauge in the last 24 hours. Sitting on 0C at the moment.
     
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  27. rocketboy

    rocketboy One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Could sure feel that pre-fontal this morning at Kiama/Gerroa. All very confused from one wind gust to the next. Warm one moment hint of cold the next, and ... Now feels to be cooling nicely.

    Meanwhile, a few hope fulls at "backdoor"

     
  28. almontyrat

    almontyrat One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Clear and sunny on the northwest coast of Tassie but starting to get some love down south
    [​IMG]
     
  29. SnowBound

    SnowBound One of Us

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    Has that "somethings coming" feel to it in Sydney this morning...
     
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  30. Jellybeans

    Jellybeans calm and rational Ski Pass: Gold

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    Hotham on -2.3 degrees now
    Buller on -1.9 degrees
    Falls on -1.0 degrees

    Buller got a bit of a dusting (and seems rather busy for the pre-season):

    Hotham earlier this morning:
     
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  31. almontyrat

    almontyrat One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Absolutely pelting down rain and blowing a hooley here in NW Tassie and that mawson cam has turned white again, I think I can safely say "INCOMING"
     
  32. TomGroggon

    TomGroggon One of Us

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    Been below or near zero at the big 5 today no prefrontal rain just snow bring it on.
     
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  33. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Using GFS's simulated IR modelling HERE, you can see the current IR Himawari sat pic as such:
     
  34. almontyrat

    almontyrat One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Ben Lomond getting pasted
    [​IMG]
     
  35. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Crash boom lightning embedded in the front near Cape Otway
     
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  36. Swiss

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    Some suggestively gusty wind picking up in Canberra.
     
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  37. Lifes2good

    Lifes2good One of Us

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    Sydney was gorgeous today - started off cloudy but cleared by lunchtime and was absolutely sparkling. Sat in the sun this afternoon having beers after soccer. Felt like late summer still.
     
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  38. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Polies must be returning to town for the week.
     
  39. Karicta

    Karicta A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Altocumulus and nimbus flying over Melbourne as I bbq the kids dinner (before it go dark).
     
  40. dawooduck

    dawooduck relaxed and comfortable Ski Pass: Gold

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    A lovely day in Jindabyne after a wet windy night. Cloud building behind the range.
     
  41. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Cape Otway AWS just got flogged by the frontal band.
    14mm in an hour.
     
  42. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Make that 18mm in 2 hours.
     
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  43. Jellybeans

    Jellybeans calm and rational Ski Pass: Gold

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    A foreshadow for things to come for the mountains.
     
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  44. bywong_yuki

    bywong_yuki One of Us

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    Well I was very surprised by the 6mm this morning @ farmlet Bywong. A nice little tank top up. Happy days. More of the same please.
     
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  45. bywong_yuki

    bywong_yuki One of Us

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    I observe we really don't want all their hot air before ski season. Happy if they bunker down in their own electorate.
     
  46. Karicta

    Karicta A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    And so it begins.....
     
  47. Chowder11

    Chowder11 Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Crossing the bay at the moment, gusty wind has really picked up ahead of it.
     
  48. Arsas

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    I observe the higher snowguns are blasting on FV
     
  49. Snow Blowey

    Snow Blowey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Where we're going - we don't need snow guns!
     
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  50. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    It's 2019.
    You mexicans need some bloody live webcams (that work in the dark too).
     
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