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Observations 3rd -9th August

Discussion in 'Alpine & Snow' started by Undies, Aug 3, 2017.

  1. Snow Dog

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    Damp freezing rain at Buller this morning. Rain at -3.1 a new record for me. Tree down on. Oow Camp
     
  2. Snowy Joey

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    Some great shots on Hotham's Facebook page
     
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  3. Lady Penelope

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    Great pics and reports everybody - highly distracting! @Donzah, where is the link to that Perisher mid-station camera? Looks awesome ....
     
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  4. Edgecrusher

    Edgecrusher Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Awesome pic that. Really tells the story.
    Sure beats the view outside my office here in Melb CBD. Grey clouds and a touch of drizzle. :(
     
  5. Snowy Joey

    Snowy Joey One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Heavier showers here in the Dandenongs for the last half hour, temp 6.4. Looks like it's heading straight for BawBaw.
     
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  6. SAsurfa

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    Totally, Australian bush with snow is so beautiful and unique!
     
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  7. Wally

    Wally One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Falls Creek FB page reporting that all car parks are full and not allowing anymore traffic up the hill
     
  8. Edgecrusher

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    Radar tells the story - bands of showers sweeping up out of the Strait. LM and BB to pick up some more.
    LM has certainly done well out of this system, which must be a pleasant change, and bringing a big smile to @teckel's face.
     
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  9. filski

    filski Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    I observe I'm going to Perisher on Thursday - Fri. Late to the party but never for breakfast.
     
  10. FourSquare04

    FourSquare04 A Local

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    I observe that everyone needs to beg, borrow or steal whatever they can to get down there right now it's off tap

    IMO best conditions since Snowmaggeddon 2014 or even as far back as August 2012

    This storm will be remembered for a very, very long time
     
  11. Donzah

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  12. spottedreptile

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    "And if it snows, that line down south
    Will never ta-ake the strain . . . ."
     
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  13. benchives

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    I am reading this every second page!!!
     
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  14. spottedreptile

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    Chance'd be a good thing with all this snowgasmia going on!

    I observe that the Border Mail had an article yesterday on how the snows are disappearing from Australian resorts and reliance on snowmaking will become the norm. Al Gore must be somewhere about.
     
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  15. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    Stay on topic, weather obs only.
     
  16. CarveMan

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    Yes this is on par with the 2012 event.
     
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  17. Rick Ross Da Boss

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  18. filski

    filski Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    I observe sneaky tricks from the locals to preserve fresh tracks.

    Oil tankers in Vic
    Trees across roads at Thredbo

    Are there any lengths they won't stoop to? ;)
     
  19. Rick Ross Da Boss

    Rick Ross Da Boss One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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  20. SnowBound

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    Windy here northern beaches of Sydney.

    Bloody cold.

    No work being done.

    Epic jealousy of everyone at the snow.
     
  21. SnowBound

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    somebody give this man a charger
     
  22. POW_hungry

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    Still have a moisture-laden atmos to good heights as of 9am this AM. Drying out over Mt Gambier. maybe another 2-3 hours left in it IMO.
    FL around 1000m @9am over Melbs.
     
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  23. kimberlee81

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    He shall be henceforth known as "7% Man".
     
  24. Mctavish

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    Hasn't stopped snowing all morning @ Perisher
     
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  25. FourSquare04

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    Just went for a walk up in Frenchs Forest during lunch, doesn't feel particularly cold?

    Can confirm it's now blowing an absolute gale here though!
     
  26. FourSquare04

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    How much accumulation - another 10c?
     
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  27. IAB

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    Heavy snow and plenty of people at the bottom of the Ridge chair. Lowest elevation of the resort, 1609m.
     
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    8mm since 9am in the gauge.
     
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  29. SnowBound

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    That's probably my fault, I got off the plane from Bali this morning wearing shorts and shirt.
     
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  30. Edgecrusher

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    Looking dark towards the south as the showers sweep across the SE suburbs in Melbourne
    [​IMG]
     
  31. The Plowking

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    unbelievable
     
  32. FourSquare04

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    Holy smokes - Cedarwood Cam :eek:
     
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    I observe this thread is pure porn and needs to be archived for future reference :D
     
  35. JayDee78

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    Still dumping down at Smiggins
     
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  36. snowblowa

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    Who says we don't get good snow here aye? ❄️
     
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    Solid falls on Wilsons Valley cam
     
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  38. Ubiquitous Steve

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    Excitement galore....and we thought the trip to camp ck was tricky!!
     
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    Perisher reporting 100cm storm total on Instagram.
     
  40. FourSquare04

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    VERY solid for WV!
     
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    Just drove back from Perisher. Can confirm snow till nearly the Thredbo river. It was deep and quite dry this morning. Few early turns through center valley then North P were both my picks.

    Crowds were huge for a monday...
     
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    Outside the Burning Log, Guthega. Still coming down really heavy :D
     
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    ^says the man making the most of his new lifestyle .
     
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    I observe massive thanks & appreciation to all the people on the hill taking the time out to post live obs in between pow runs :D
     
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    I observe Beautiful fat big flakes still at FV.
     
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    why on earth would you go there unless taking advantage of the perisher staff lunch meal...
     
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  47. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    I observe a bit of a ground cooler over the last few days. The Main Range would will be very dangerous ground over the next 2-3 days after a warmish layer fell on Thursday/Friday.
     
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    Looks foggy :whistle:
     
  49. FourSquare04

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    I observe the beast continues to spin and unleash its fury:

    [​IMG]
     
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    I thought it was over but now it's back :)
     
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