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Mega Thread Alpine and Southern Spring Weather Banter Thread

Discussion in 'Alpine & Snow' started by Claude Cat, Oct 1, 2019.

  1. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Pfft called it too early!
     
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  2. skifree

    skifree A disciple of the blessed avi giraffe Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yeah, but I had stuff to do, cloths to wash, food to prepare, beer to drink.

    You know how it is.

    But as @Telemark Phat would say, I made a poor life choice this arvo.
     
  3. Xwing

    Xwing One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    POW_hungry Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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  5. Kletterer

    Kletterer Thredbo Doughnut Tragic Moderator

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    EC Master. There is a reasonably wide spread on EPS .
     
  6. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Don't worry. I missed today!
     
  7. skifree

    skifree A disciple of the blessed avi giraffe Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    I looked for you.
     
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  8. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Tomorrow! 3 kidlets means it won't be early!

    (Fyi - phone just auto corrected kidlits to killers! :whistle: )
     
  9. PMG

    PMG One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    -7.4 at PV this morning.
     
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  10. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    So google is telling me it will snow in jindy tomorrow. Wishful thinking or is Jack sending me a goodluck message?
     
  11. Donzah

    Donzah Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    No.... Sorry x
     
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  12. Mister Tee on XC Skis

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

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    Mt.Baw Baw 9/10/19. XC skiing in October :). Is there any chance of another dose of this during October?
     
  13. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Fresh Snow/sleet showing on Thredbo basin cam.
     
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  14. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Chucking it down at Perisher:


     
  15. Kletterer

    Kletterer Thredbo Doughnut Tragic Moderator

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    Jellybeans not woke enough Ski Pass: Gold

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    Some moisture in it too.
     
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  17. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    15-20 cents on the Main Range IMO.
     
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  18. nfip

    nfip Cold n' Rusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    nice little topping for the bc crew to play on.
    I'm headed to Hobart next sunday so no go out there for me.
     
  19. Undies

    Undies Pizza! Ski Pass: Gold

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    The season that never ends.
     
  20. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Whilst this is light years away, GFS progs a particularly boring period through the last week of October.
    Slack, dry winds nation-wide.
    If this is the effects of an intense strat disturbance being felt, it's not worth much in our region.
    [​IMG]
     
  21. Jellybeans

    Jellybeans not woke enough Ski Pass: Gold

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    GFS toying with another clippey coldfront.
     
  22. rocketboy

    rocketboy One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Strangely warm wind under an overcast sky this arvo in the Illawarra
     
  23. SMSkier

    SMSkier One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Windy afternoon at Moonbah. Light drizzle but barely enough to wet the ground. Mountain looked ok this morning while I was fencing at home.



    However, looking towards PV this afternoon the mountains are shrouded in cloud and copping some rain.

    BOM confirms rain so far.......

     
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  24. Interruptedbyfireworks

    Interruptedbyfireworks One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Hi weather gurus, does anyone have an indication yet of what the weather might be like on 26 Oct at around 1100m near Jindabyne? The Jane Bunn auto forecast update this evening shows breezy and some snow up high about the peaks. Thank you :)
     
  25. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    A fair chance of long wave trough influence. EC proggs a cut off low, whilst GFS has a ridge dominating scenario. A fair bit of divergence, yet.
     
  26. Interruptedbyfireworks

    Interruptedbyfireworks One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Ok I guess I’ll have to wait until it’s a bit closer then? Thanks :)
     
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  27. Ret-ro

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  28. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Ramping up on the 25th on EC:
     
  29. Swiss

    Swiss One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    A bit of snow on the PV cams right now.
     
  30. scottski

    scottski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Snowing and raining at my little shack off the Alpine Way at 1230 ASL
     
  31. Warlock_01

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    A little wintry today in falls, about 1cm has fallen in the village with a mix of flakes and graupel
     
  32. mr

    mr Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    looks like it might keep coming for some time today
     
  33. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Really coming down on NSW resort live cams. Winds are somewhat benign at 15-30 knots for a wintery burst...
     
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  34. Jellybeans

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    Coming down decently at Buller.

     
  35. SMSkier

    SMSkier One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    I’ll post some pics in the PV thread. Currently hammering in at Charlottes Pass....

    It’s all grauple / sago so building quick on the rain impacted base.







    Managed to scope tomorrow’s lines though.
     
  36. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Should be blue bird by first light. Get 'em @SMSkier
     
  37. SMSkier

    SMSkier One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    That works! Leeward slopes should be ok. The ice layer from the rain was evident though. Will see how it pans out. Creeks up as well.




    Not sure if this link will work but winds were very strong at the turning circle....



    It’s currently pushing of the mountains with occasional wind blown snow at Moonbah.
     
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  38. POW_hungry

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  39. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    This front sitting South of the Bight (highlighted in red below) is a full-blown winter system. If it weren't for the sub-trop ridge we'd be in for some real winter weather, on the mainland.
    Parts of Tas should see 20, maybe 30cm out of it up high tomorrow, through Saturday IMO.
    Snow above 500m for SW Tas tomorrow night, IMO.
     
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  40. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    GFS flirting with EC's lead tonight for the 25/26th Oct.
    Some 2-3 runs behind EC.
    [​IMG]
     
  41. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Standby for some big upgrades...



    [​IMG]
     
  42. Jacko4650

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    Snow across all of the resorts and still going in places. Plenty of accumulation on this roof.
    Hope this is just a bright headlight or something and not a snow bush fire - buller just now.
     
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    I have the next two weeks in Tassie .
    Layer up !
     
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    10 cms fresh. I reckon we picked a good line drop in close. Nice and gentle. Ski buddy on the recovery trail so nothing too tough.

    Blue sky and a light breeze....

     
  46. Claude Cat

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    Lovely turns being made at Hotham.
     
  48. maverik

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    That's awesome! Probably in singlets i would assume!
     
  49. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    5-10mm accumulated at the front's passing this afternoon for Tas.
    Observationally, temps around 4/5C for 500m elevation, currently. Winter has re-descended on Tas today.

    Snow has begun to fall on Mount Field in the last hour:
     
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