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Observations 7-10th November Polar Blast Obs

Discussion in 'Alpine & Snow' started by POW_hungry, Nov 7, 2019.

  1. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Decent fall throughout Tas above ~700m overnight, nearly 20mm collected on Scotts Peak (400m) AWS overnight.
    [​IMG]

    Dusting on Buller and still falling. 7.2mm of juice in the Juice Box there. -1.2C currently.
     
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    nfip Cold n' Rusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    8 degs are far king cool here at Hobart.
    Been blowing and squally showers all night.
    One of the boys went hiking up Kunanyi yesterday arvo reports snowing up top.
    circa 1200m .
     
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    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Hermon One of Us

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    I observe that a whole lot of dirt from Inland Australia has ended up in the Tasman Sea.
     
  5. Ijay

    Ijay Hard Yards Ski Pass: Silver

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    It's not all in the Tasman, we got top dressed down here last night.

     
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    Tasjez Hard Yards

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    Jacko4650 One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    They are some amazing webcam images there. There are numerous cams that show snow showers with huge flakes coming through. The ski resorts could learn a thing or two about how these are set up. Thanks for the link. Like. Save.
     
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    stansi One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Snowing now at Davenport, temp. still +1.3
     
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    ecowain One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Windy, sleety, and dusty on the Cooleman plains last night.
     
  11. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Thredbo TS puffing 50 knot gusts.
     
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    Been really coming down in the strezleckis since about 2pm. Temp has sat on 10c all arvo so no real cold air coming through at this stage. I’d say we’ve had about an inch of rain today, also very blowy out there!
    Snow to 700m for southern vic Tommoz so could get interesting
     
  13. skimax

    skimax Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    I'm in Brisvegas put just hosing down in Gippsland Holy farrrrk what's the wind prognosis for Saturday morning , we are trying to run a market !!!
     
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    doogasnow One of Us

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    Where abouts in gippsland will u be ski? Regardless, it’s will probably be wet cold and fairly windy
     
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    skimax Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Towards Neerim South , not your elevation of course we are only 180mASL
     
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    stansi One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Now 2.7 at Davenport, and wet.
     
  17. doogasnow

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    Beautiful spot know it well! It’s a cold spot to, cops that freezing sw airflow
     
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  18. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    On the bubble at Hotham now +0.1C on the steady drop.
    All go from here above 1700m IMO.
     
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    nfip Cold n' Rusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Dusting on Kunanyi.
    No surprises.
     
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    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    According to flight instrumentation on my flight into Tullamarine; Freeze level is sitting at around 1500m at the moment.
     
  21. Winterwolf

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    I'm with the BoM and if anyone has a pic of snow in NSW they would like to share by posting it on here so i can tweet it out, that'd be great - we are interested in showing snow at one end of the state and fires at the other. I'm guessing snow cam images are not for use in tweets and are copyrighted? Attribution will be given.
     
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    SMSkier One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    I’ll head up later today mate. Plenty of rain so far at PV. Nothing to speak of on the lee side of the range so far (Jindy etc). Just 2 days of strong winds.
     
  23. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Chucking it down on Basin Cam.
    Thredbo TS registering the negs now and 2mm in the last hour.
     
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    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Falls Creek racked up 50.6mm of precip to 9am this AM.
     
  25. Donzah

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    Pic from Mt Buller Fb
    [​IMG]
     
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    GS Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Pleasant day for racing ^^^, or cycle on Mt Stirling..
     
  27. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Perisher getting plastered. Looks like it's set in up there.
     
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    absentskier Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Will be interesting to see the snowline lower at Thredbo today
     
  30. telecrag

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    Better melt quick! Might take my skis for opening next weekend.
     
  31. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Buller, accumulating white stuff quickly.
    Even out-gunning the heated walkway on the village cam.
     
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    Jacko4650 One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Really coming down in some places. Nice shot of the phat flakes here:
     
  33. Snowy Joey

    Snowy Joey One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Baw Baw had no snow when i checked the cams just before 9am. 5.6mm in the can according to the AWS there.
     
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    Xplora One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    A lot of that was rain and it came in hard and fast last night. The Mitta Mitta rose about 400mm this morning. Some slushy snow earlier on in the day yesterday and a bit a snow happening now.
     
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    Telestrom A Local

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    Coming down at Falls

     
  36. Jellybeans

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    Buller and BB both with a decent snowfall so far, the ground pretty much covered.



    Plenty more showers on their way.

    Coming down in Dinner Plain.
     
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    Currently pelting down on blue cow live cam
     
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    Road Closed to Charlotte Pass.
     
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    Looking icy on the wilsons valley cam. Eagerly awaiting @SMSkier ’s report. :)
     
  40. Donzah

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    Heaviest precip about to hit NSW

    Thundasnow inbound
     
  41. dmz

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    This outbreak should carry the Falls Creek underground glacier over the summer.
     
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    Yeah should be snowing at that elevation! Looks like some flakes falling on the selwyn cams
     
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    The socials are abuzz - anyone would think it's never snowed in November before.

    Hotham:


    Falls:
     
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    My FB memories tell me it was snowing in this day 2018.
     
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    It’s as heavy as you could hope for.. Report to follow! Road closed to CP.

     
  46. Mister Tee on XC Skis

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    Just bucketed down in Jindy for a while cleared up a bit now and its colder.
     
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    1620 Satpic showing the best and worst of our weather/climate....
     
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    "Looks like 2020 is going to be a huge season"

    ROFL
     
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  50. chicski

    chicski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Ground cooling.
     
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