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Observations 3rd - 9th September

Discussion in 'Alpine & Southern' started by Ubiquitous Steve, Sep 3, 2018.

  1. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    3pm over Melbourne:
    -22C @ 500mb looks hopeful.
    FL around 2.5k ASL though - that needs to change first.
    Wagga showing a few degrees cooler (@ ~800mb).
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  3. Wally

    Wally One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Currently driving from Whitfield to Mt Beauty and its been heavy rain the whole way. Almost at the Kiewa Valley Hwy. Rivers look like therly are rising
     
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    Olgreg One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Bands of cloud coming in from the west. Looking towards Perisher through the Snowy River gap from Dalgety hill. Still dry down here in the shadow of the alps
     
  5. The Plowking

    The Plowking Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    To say I got rained off down in Portsea at 3.30 is an understatement.
     
  6. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    Thunderstorm warning cancelled for Victoria. Mostly a fizzer (in TS) over the metro area except down the lower peninsular.
     
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    DiscoStuAU One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    And rainfall. Bugger all in the city so far
     
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    Boodwah One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Drizzle all day DP, doesn’t feel v cold. Snow all turning to snot
     
  9. The Plowking

    The Plowking Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Torrential down the pen.
    Some good thunder and lightning.
    Was working on an irrigation install checking lawn coverage when it came in...kind of hard to do!
     
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    DiscoStuAU One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    There's a small thunderstorm moving through south eastern suburbs ATM by the looks of it. I'm sitting watching tv and noticed a flash out the window looking to the bay.

    Looking at the radar loop it developed quite quickly.
     
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  11. The Plowking

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    Torrential in bonbeach
     
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  12. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Cold air boundary looking very obvious to me, Just starting to clip Portland (SW VIC) now.
    6-7 hours from the Alps yet IMO (5-6 from Buller).
     
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  13. The Fallen

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    There was a similar boundary over the Alps at 3pm. So was hoping the current band was cold enough. Time will tell.
     
  14. Jellybeans

    Jellybeans Walking on a dream Ski Pass: Gold

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    Hearing some thunder and lightning in the distance in Box Hill.
     
  15. snowgum

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    Its pouring in SE subs Melbourne! @ 7pm

    Its no fizzer for some! If a tad mild for my liking!!
     
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  16. mr

    mr Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Just got cold in melbs
     
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  17. DidSurfNowSki

    DidSurfNowSki One of them Ski Pass: Gold

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    Mt Hotham down to 0.9C... come on !

     

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  18. Kletterer

    Kletterer Thredbo Doughnut Tragic Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Mt. Seaview near Port Mac. has had 59.4 mm so far Sept. 68mm for Forster.
     
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    Belly A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Lots of rain band in front of the cold. Just belted down in Queanbeyan, another band coming and Thredbo top +4c :( need the rain though ...
     
  20. Snowy Joey

    Snowy Joey One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Good heavy showers here in the Dandenongs although we seem to have escaped most of what they got just down the hill.
     
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    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    Nearly got me on the ride home. I was in the garage not 60 seconds and it started pouring. It didn't last long though.
     
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  22. Funky

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    Back to solid rain in Thredbo Village...
     
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  23. dmz

    dmz More cheeeese Gromit Ski Pass: Gold

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    Got to Buller at 6pm. Heavy fog but no rain. Fellow lodgers said we had some rain here today. Glad to have missed it. hoping for a dusting overnight.
     
  24. The Plowking

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    Dust on crust? Ew
     
  25. shauno

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    Had a bit of rain come down for a while sitting in a pub looking at it in Canberra. Pretty good regardless of the snow loss if thats the case as we need the rain. Not to much but it came down pretty good for a period there in town.
     
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  26. The Fallen

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    Snowing nicely at 1800m PB. Temps have dropped noticeably.
     
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    shame Thredbo top station is down today.

    going to be a real surprise to find out what gets served up tomorrow morning. might be still snowing when the V8 opens.
     
  28. IAB

    IAB A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Looks like temps dropping but still 2C at Perisher Village level. Precip rates increasing.
     
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  30. Funky

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    The 30min obs for Thredbo are down, but I can see that at 9.30pm it was 1.2 degrees at the top of Thredbo, but looking at http://m.bom.gov.au/nsw/thredbo-top-station/
     
  31. Funky

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    FWIW, it is pissing down in the Village, but looking at the Cruiser Cam, it isn't snowing there.
     
  32. chicski

    chicski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Solid rain in Jindy. 9c. No fire.
     
  33. rocketboy

    rocketboy One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    According to BOM @ Perisher Valley at the same time (ie 9.30), it was 1.1 degrees.

    It could be wrong, but it has been dropping during the day, so it isn't out completely. Either way, it isn't snowing at ~1660m
     
  35. Kletterer

    Kletterer Thredbo Doughnut Tragic Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Lots of colour on the Canberra radar . Solid rain here in Kambah.
     
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  36. Funky

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    Oh, and if you have a look at all the other weather stations there, they aren't correlating with anything that I can see, so, I'd say Thredbo is accurate enough...
     
  37. The Fallen

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    Solid snow at PB. grass under the eaves is now white so its settling nicely at 1800.
     
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  38. Lady Penelope

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    Yes. I can hear it on the roof. About time.
     
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    blueandwhite One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Slashing it down with rain at Buller base camp by the gates. BoM temps looking UGLY up top.
     
  40. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Perisher vindicated by height for now:
     
  41. The Fallen

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    Pays to flog the horse.
     
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    Interruptedbyfireworks One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Yep pouring rain in Queanbeyan. Haven't heard it this heavy/continuous all year I don't think
     
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    Got me a few times on the way home.
     
  44. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    ~1800m is down to where it's expected IMO. No surprises thus far.
    Snow might fluct a little lower tonight but proper accums are from ~1800 up.

    Radar starting to ring the bell on Vic.
     
  45. Bato

    Bato One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    At around 8pm it was snowing from half way up the Antons Tbar track.
     
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    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    That's a keen late-eve dog walk.
     
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    chicski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    7c and raining heavily in Jindy.
     
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    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Gross
     
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    MickM One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    some love now @Buller
     
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    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    33mm in the BoM can, most of which fell in the last 12 hours.
    Good drink lol