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Observations 30th - 2nd June Snow System

Discussion in 'Alpine & Snow' started by dawooduck, May 30, 2020.

  1. dawooduck

    dawooduck relaxed and comfortable Ski Pass: Gold

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    Wind is picking up, need rain, need snow.
     
  2. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Himawari8 Sat tonight showing good frontal system diving SE ahead of the cold pool due Monday.
     
  3. Mister Tee on XC Skis

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    It is Very windy here with cloud increasing in NE Melbourne
    22:32
    30.5.20.
    Possible pre frontal activity?
     
  4. SMSkier

    SMSkier One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Wind has been up all night. Bit of incoming cloud slipping under the radar.

    Looking SW....



    Towards the mountains.



    EDIT: Not that windy. A few branches down though.

     
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    oldgeezer One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Very warm on the NSW south coast overnight, overcast this morning.
     
  6. dawooduck

    dawooduck relaxed and comfortable Ski Pass: Gold

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    Same on the Jindy North Shore .... too warm
     
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  7. Homer

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    Speaking of wind, there was a 139 km/h gust recorded at Thredbo TS at 1.51 am.
     
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  8. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Bugger all moisture in that subsiding front so it's fine.
    1.4mm at Falls sounds like the worst of it.
     
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  9. Mister Tee on XC Skis

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    Mild, mostly still and partly cloudy at present in NE Melb. .Time for a bike ride to clear the head.
     
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    Ramshead One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Lovely benign windless weekend in Sydney continues into Sunday brunchtime. Pic from yesterday’s Royal NP hike
     
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    Kelpieboy One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Brief rainband passed through the high perch around midday dropping 1.1mm ,temp too high for anything but rain , wind gentle wnw.
     
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    Kelpieboy One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Warning to Sheep Graziers
    for the Northern Tablelands, Illawarra, Central Tablelands, Southern Tablelands, Central West Slopes & Plains, South West Slopes, Riverina, Lower Western, Snowy Mountains and Australian Capital Territory forecast districts

    Issued at 11:05 am EST on Sunday 31 May 2020.

    Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, showers and westerly winds are expected to develop during Monday. Areas likely to be affected include the Central Tablelands, Southern Tablelands, South West Slopes, Snowy Mountains and Australian Capital Territory forecast districts and parts of the Northern Tablelands, Illawarra, Central West Slopes & Plains, Riverina and Lower Western forecast districts. There is a risk of losses of lambs and sheep exposed to these conditions.

    The next warning will be issued by 5:00 pm EST Sunday.

    ................and there it is folks ,confirmation something is afoot.;)
     
  13. stormkite2000

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    It be cold no doubt in vic alps when the south westerlies blow in.
     
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  14. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    To no surprise of my own, it's snowing on the Thredbo basin webcam.
     
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    Beautiful afternoon on Sydney NB's. Suns out, mild, barely any wind - what a day to see out Autumn...
     
  16. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Mister Tee on XC Skis A Local Ski Pass: Gold Ski Pass: Silver

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    Most of humanity was out on the Main Yarra Trail today .
    The weather is still sunny, a bit cloudier and the NW breeze has increased.
    I expect some cold front activity later tonight.
     
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  17. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Basin webcam copping a good coating now.
     
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    Temp dropping steadily here; down to 5.6° C, with RH close to 90%.

    EDIT (as of 7:18 PM): not dropping any lower.
     
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  19. dawooduck

    dawooduck relaxed and comfortable Ski Pass: Gold

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    Mountains are now socked in with game of thrones darkness and light rain spitting on Jindy North Shore
     
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  20. Ramshead

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    Well it is May 31 so winter is definitely...
     
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  21. Snowy Joey

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    Some light showers in the Dandenong ranges this evening. Still very mild out.
    Pic looking towards My Donna Buang at about 4pm.

     
  22. Mister Tee on XC Skis

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    Your Donna Buang? When did you buy it?
     
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    Haha good old auto correct so funny sometimesLOL
     
  24. Ultra2.0

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    Cams this morning showing some light falls ovrnight at the higher levels. lot of incoming on the radar!
     
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    Great looking blob
     
  26. Claude Cat

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    A dusting on Bourke St, Mt. Buller, which isn't that far above village height.
     
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  28. Snowy Joey

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    6.8 degrees outside here.
    Bullers got a nice dusting overnight.

     
  29. Snowy Joey

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    light dusting at Thredbo this morning.
     
  30. Jellybeans

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    Looks like it's dumping at Buller:
     
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    puking
    nice
     
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  32. Gregah

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    Freezing level starting to lower. Fat flakes now at DP.
     
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  33. stormkite2000

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    Pretty much unfolding as we expected atm.
     
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  34. Mister Tee on XC Skis

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    The weather is Cold and wet here in NE Melbourne this morning.
    Most ski locations in VIC. according the snow cam.s have a light dusting and the snow is visibly captured falling mid air as I type on these cameras. Even Mt.Buffalo and Lake Mt. look white. I will drive up to Myrtleford soon and check the web cameras again at 4 pm.
     
  35. POW_hungry

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    It's a bugger Mount Gambier not sending balloons up lately.
    This is ADL @9pm AEST, approximately the same frontal band that is impacting Vic resorts now.
    STACKED.
    [​IMG]

    EDIT: It just updated with this morning's launch, so refer to blue trace lines for what I was referring to.
     
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  36. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    ....And just like that BoM listens to POW. ;)
    Mount Gambier just updated. Nice moisture profile with a mid-level dry layer @ ~3.5km
    9am today 1st June:
     
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  37. Swiss

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    Perisher cams seeing some action now
     
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    Looking really good at Falls.
     
  39. Interruptedbyfireworks

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    The mountains looking quite dramatic from east Jindy

     
  40. Ultra2.0

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    looking like some fat flakes down to the village at thredbo, via the cams, still warm and sunny in Sydney.
     
  41. BlueHue

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    Ha ha while you are there can you take a walk a little up the hill and tell me if they are putting roof trusses on the new build with a garage below!
     
  42. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Cape Otway with a -2C apparent temp.
    Winds increasing, sliding back to 10C.
     
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    There were many new builds so I didn’t notice sorry!! Beautiful area though, I’m jealous.

    And in other news IT IS SNOWING!!!!

    Wet flakes from Rennix walk (just after Ski Rider) and sticking to the ground from Prussian chain bay.

    This is on Kosciuszko rd by the way.
     
  44. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    -20C uppers are in town.
    Right on time.
    12 hours of power begins now.
     
  45. derwent

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    Looks just about skiable now..
     
  46. JustCantStop

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    Yeah - there's already 4cms or so on the Cedarwood table. Bring it on!
     
  47. Interruptedbyfireworks

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    Wintery and magical at Perisher, next stop Charlotte Pass!
     
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    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Is the gate open??

    Thought it closed a while ago? Or are you walking it?
     
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    OPEN!!!!!!

    And freaking scary haha I’ve never driven to CP before. Low visibility and I watched the road turn white seconds after the plough cleared it. So I turned my newbie self back around to Perisher.

    There is a break in the snow now, some blue sky trying to peek through again.

    EDIT to say I stopped at the lookout above CP, so if there is another gate between there and the village then I don’t know about that.

     
  50. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Nope that's the end of the road! Well done :)