Observations 8-10th May 'Toast To Winter' System Obs

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  1. Mister Tee on XC Skis

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    Lake Mtn. village (1370 M.) has had a dusting of snow today and maybe more snow will come tonight .We will shall wait and see.
     
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    Hotham base this morning vs this afternoon.
     
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    Good to see the stake cam back on
     
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    A cold dark damp windy day on the Jindy North Shore.
     
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    When you refer to "Jindy North Shore", do you mind if I ask where exactly? Kalkite?
     
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    Cheers.
    Sorry about OT but it gives me a better idea of where you are talking about and the weather conditions there.
    Thanks. I have a place at the "bottom of the hill".
     
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    I am within 50kms of Thredbo and Perisher .................. as the crow flies.
     
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    Been chucking it down with proper snowflakes tonight (temp straddling 2° C). Lots of intermittent snow showers, and now standing at 14.3 mm for the event total.
     
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    Last shower just dropped us from 6c down to 4.5c. If it goes another degree or so we could get some sleet
     
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    Mt tassey south gippsland at 750m asl
    Showing 2.1c
     
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    Mt gellibrand down near cape Otway
    At 150m asl just had a shower go through there and temp drop to 3c!!
     
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    BOM radar shows incoming bands of precipitation for Lake Mtn. and Mt. Baw Baw


    Name: MOUNT BAW BAW Lat: -37.84 Lon: 146.27 Height: 1561.0 m


    May 9th 2020 08:00pm -1.8 C. at Baw Baw.
     
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    Gonna be some skiable terrain again at Buller tomoz
     
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    Perisher has had 24 mm's of precip since 2.30 pm, from around the 1.7 deg range to -0.3 .
    Possibly 15 cents of mixed grade to something decent?
     
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    Yeah steps filling in

     
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    Perisher AWS is a horrible AWS to guesstimate snowfall depth IMO.
    Going off Sou-Peri cam, I'd be saying 5-7 cents.
     
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    Thredbo TS is even worse.
    It's mostly good for rain but shite for snowfall. No doubt, wind plays its part, but it is extremely inaccurate with total snow figure precip amounts. Last weekend was a perfect example.
     
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    Why not go to the Snow Stake - showing 12 cm now if we take the top of the " negative meniscus" LOL.... W
     
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    I observe the 50km number is NOT relevant in NSW.
     
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    Throwing it down at Falls Creek !!
    2235 9/5/20
    Oh to be up there tomorrow and rock hopping on my Op shop planks!
     
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    It may again become relevant in NSW ,the lunatics are being allowed out of the asylum and some of those have already proven how little they care.
     
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    Dusting at Perisher and Thredbo.
    Bloody cold too.
    Roads would be horrid.
     
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    Snow settled above ~700m on Tassie West Coast.
    Lake Burbury (235m ASL) - top right of frame:
     
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    Bit of a report from strezleckis.
    Here, we got down to a surprise 2.8c about 11.30 last night. Accompanied by sleety heavy showers with hail at times.

    Over on mt tassey(750m asl)the temp got down to 0.1c with precipitation passing through there.
    Balook(660m asl) 0.8c with showers passing through
     
  28. Mister Tee on XC Skis

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    Oh this is good !!! :)
    but we forum wallahs can only watch and wish while we here in VIC. are still under lockdown.

    :-(

    This system has delivered.

    All Mr.Tee friendly XC/BC ski locations are now quite possibly skiable. I would be skiing them now if we were allowed out!!.Even Lake Mtn. looks white with full cover and rock hopping on Op shop skis a possibility for those who can access the terrain.
    The snow overnight has filled in many locations so turning and stopping safely on XC /BC planks looks feasible going by the web cams.
    1.Dinner Plain Poma
    2.Whiskey Plain on the Dinner Plain to Wire Plan XC ski route
    3.Dingo Dell at Mt.Buffalo
    4.TBJ at Mt.Stirling
    5.Bluff Spur Hut view at Mt.Stirling
    6.Baw Baw !!!!!
    7.Hot Ham
    8.Falls Creek.

    9. Mr. Invisible not skiing on fresh tracks in the sunshine and having an aneurysm with XC ski deprivation syndrome.
     
  29. Mister Tee on XC Skis

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    Falls Creek.10.5.20
    The imaginary soft drink can has been almost buried on the table.
     
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    Someone's getting some at hotham...
     
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    LM has a rock hopper cover, more rocks than hopping .
    https://lakemountainresort.panomax.com/

    BUT Baw Baw , Buller and Stirling are kicking goals .
    Oh to be there and having some rusty legged turns!
    Are they your tracks going down the hill in beautiful arcs along the Little Buller trail @CarveMan ?

    Baw Baw got more snow overnight and looks well XC skiable for Nordic rock hoppers. :)
    Two weekends in a row...… NO access :-(
     
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    Somebody has been skiing at the Dinner Plain nursery slope/Poma run.
    10.5.20
    It could have been me in a parallel universe with almost parallel turns!. I could have been a contender!
     
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    Its just so wintery at the moment, glorious.
     
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    Nope we came down to Melbourne during the hair dryer on Thursday, the ticking time-bomb that is my 8 month pregnant wife brought our delightful Autumn Buller sojourn to an end. 6 glorious weeks of walking & mtn biking with a bonus week of ski touring at the end!
     
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    At least somebody is skiing out there and the surf today at Westernport is amazing too. One day left to go
    here in VIC .and we might be let out of LOCK DOWN. Bring on the Nordic skiing and surfing I say !
     
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    Still snow on Mt Bogong.
    The summit and West Peak are in the clouds.
    Might clear up later.

     
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    Went up the hill with grandkids. Did not stay at the resort other than a quick look however went for a little walk along Pipers Creek......plenty of water running in there from yesterday’s rain and melting snow. Definitely melted quicker than last week. The aqueduct would be going ok as well. A bit of residual cloud on the higher peaks.



     
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    You are a stand in or de facto Mt. Bogong snow camera operator. :)
     
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    I'll take a pic every Sunday no matter what the weather.
    Whether you see it or not.
     
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    Went up Stirling today for a wander, can confirm 10 cents fresh.
     
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    It is quite awesome to be working in the yard with a backdrop of snow on the range. Burnt a big pile of bushfire clean up today and cooked hot dogs looking out across the clear green land with Ramshead shining white in the distance.

    Feels like winter

    It's the Vibe.... ⛷
     
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