Observations 27th-31st May

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  1. DiscoStuAU

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  2. Time

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    Where is this photo taken from?
     
  3. DiscoStuAU

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    Up on the Bogong High Plains road at the Rocky Valley Dam, down at the waterfront
     
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    Camped on North Ramshead last night. It was pelting down this morning with winds knocking me side to side. Good fun.
    Snow ended at about 1700m coming down Dead horse gap.
     

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  5. POW_hungry

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    You're bloody keen bro. Hats off.
     
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    Awesome speckled southerly cold feed. But moisture feed lacking.

     
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  8. POW_hungry

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    There's been 20-30mm in the resorts with some good precip on the radar through that speckling, IMO we can't really complain this one has lacked moisture. I think we've seen some tapering of the cold air boundary (as progged) which has contributed to marginal conditions today.
     
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  9. Claude Cat

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  10. Claude Cat

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    It was always going to be marginal today.
     
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    Looks like a few more centimetres have fallen at Baw Baw on the cams. The little mountain isn't doing too badly from this.
     
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    Snow level dropping NSW a dusting in Thredbo Village winds more westerly still a bit more to come IMO
     
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    Dusting at LM

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    Hard rain and hail in sunbury.
     
  15. TomGroggon

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    Ha there is a groomer on front valley at Perisher
     
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  16. POW_hungry

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    I observe Perisher spreading it's wealth.
     
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    you beat me to it!! I was just uploading my screenshot. Well played sir
     
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  18. TomGroggon

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    Snowing heavily top 2 bottom at Thredbo
     
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    Seemingly, frequently, heavy snow showers through Charlottes.
     
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    Dumping now at Perisher . With Mother Nature and the groomer front valley cam will look great as feature cam coming into the opening
     
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    Appears to be a strong band/trough passing through Central-East Vic now. Buller racking up the mm.
     
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    Hey guys
    Just took a sneaky arvo drive up to LM
    Rain/snow mix from the turn off. Was puking big flakes half way to the top. Snow was covering the road around 4kms from the top of the road.

    Rained heavily all the way from Lilydale right the way through
    Just stopped off at Marysville coming home and finally stopped raining. I'll chuck some pics up soon.
     
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    Snowing down in Falls Creek village properly now. Settling on the roads, trees and so on.

    Estimate about 3-5cms up higher with more in sneaky stashes.
     
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  26. CarveMan

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    Nice work, thanks :)
     
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  27. stridercdh

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    Puking on the Buller VS cam. :)
     
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  28. Fast Eddie

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    Big Blob heading directly for NSW resorts. Should be a bit in it.
     
  29. rM788

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    Love your soulo... :)
     
  30. Swiss

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    Rolling in over the Brindabellas...

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    Had a few flakes here on the western fringe of Canberra for a minute or two.
     
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    Thanks! I have never felt safer in any other tent up in the mountains.
     
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  32. rM788

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    Agreed... Very strong n easy pitching :)
     

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  33. the133448

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    Perisher now has a base on FV
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  35. Snowy Joey

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    Coming down hard at Perisher:woohoo:
     
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    Very nice!
     
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    Woohoo maybe something other than the magic carpet running for opening
     
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    That'll be a first!
     
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    Short memory. 2015 front valley was groomed top to bottom with no patches from first day of the season to the last day of the season. Don't hold out much hope for that for opening weekend this year though
     
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    Yep. And top notch snow making on Mt P the same year.
     
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    Still coming down at Buller by the looks of it.
     
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    Wow looking good
     
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    That does not surprise me one bit
    I was up there at 4pm and the road was already white. Was hammering hard.
     
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    !?!? Lordy, Lordy !?!?
     
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    It was an interesting story until it mentioned "Snow Bunnies anticipating the event..."
     
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    Isn't that us? ;)
     
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    Far way to go to get the base, they like to have a metre to 1.5m there , they made a lot in an inversion a couple of weeks back and its just sat at the bottom. Tonight could be interesting.
     
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    Nah,
    I let the feeding frenzy go by then play the hit and run game when the hill has some reasonable space.
     
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    aka the biz / snow farming Oz essentials 2017 ......................