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Observations Alpine Observations 23-27th October

Discussion in 'Alpine & Snow' started by POW_hungry, Oct 23, 2020.

  1. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Post alpine obs here.
    Storm potential over the Main Range and in the Monaro at the moment on the radar.
     
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    Stormy afternoon on the Monaro - even a bit of hail.
     
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  3. dawooduck

    dawooduck relaxed and comfortable Ski Pass: Gold

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    Calm under grey sky's on the Jindy North Shore. A little spittle to settle the dust.
     
  4. SMSkier

    SMSkier One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Looks like it’s socked in for a few hours :thumbs:....

    Started with this bit of cloud shaped a bit like a shark yesterday.



    Moonbah - 12 mm to date with zero wind. Paddocks (weeds and all) responding as it falls.



    Perisher with 24mm till 9a.m. and about 14mm since. Looks like the mountain is getting a good flush.

    Jindabyne was getting a decent amount when I was there 30 mins back.

    Quite mild temps though so watching to see if that cool change makes it later this evening......
     
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  5. dawooduck

    dawooduck relaxed and comfortable Ski Pass: Gold

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    Lovely rain, back to full tanks and standing puddles, so green.
     
  6. BlueHue

    BlueHue One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Wet, and yes green green glorious green!
     
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    rocketboy One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Wet as , not heavy rain , just consistent
     
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  9. SMSkier

    SMSkier One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    93mm to date (this event) for Thredbo Top Station
     
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  10. dawooduck

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    Ffzzttt ....
     
  11. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Mount Hotham down to +1.6ºC, precip accumulating.
     
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    SMSkier One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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  13. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    A dusting at Falls Creek, Hotham, Buller and Baw Baw this morning.
     
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    POW_hungry Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Snowing on the Basin live cam at the moment - Winds from ESE. So 2020.
     
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    My wife is walking/running the Cascade Track atm above Thredbo. She said it was snowing this morning on the way out.
     
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    SMSkier One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Results of yesterday’s weather up at Thredbo has now made its way down to my boundary.....





    Weather from the “East” arrived 20 mins ago bringing light rain @1100 ASL. Can’t be far off from the resorts if it’s to make it that far in.

    Cool day today here. Fireplace running.

     
  17. Ijay

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    I suspect a few of us have the fire going today, we sure have. Hot water barely hot with so much persistent cloud cover.
    14mm to 9:00 this morning and a misty drizzley day.
     
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    GS Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    great photo
     
  19. SMSkier

    SMSkier One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Flakes on stake....

    Temp just above zero. I’d guess it’s been snowing for a bit above 1900 going by the BOM.

     
  20. POW_hungry

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    Yeah should carry on into the morning too.
    That Eastern flow will always surprise.
     
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    This morning from Cradle Mountain:
     
  22. Ijay

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    That's looking really good, overnight snow followed by sunshine and light winds.
    Windy and wet here on the FSC.
     
  23. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    2-5cm on the Main Range above 1700m
     
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    Looking like heavy sleet shower on the way up to Peri, as a nice precip band moves in (from the NE!?).

    Note cooma down to +4ºC
     
  25. SMSkier

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    Sleet and snow down to Wilson’s Valley. Not sticking.

    Snow at Dainers Gap and sticking. A few cms.

    About 7 cms at PV circa 1850 ASL where it’s showing minus 2. It’s super dense snow! Couple of pics taken at the base of Eyre.




    Currently heavy fog / cloud with light wet snow.

    I’d guess the Alpine has fared better but no vis.

    Footnote: It snowed this day last year as well.
     
  26. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Heavy wet sleet on the Live Cruiser cam.
     
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    POW_hungry Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Sleet on Friday Flat cam now.
     
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    Sleet/snow at 1200m Wollondibby
     
  29. SMSkier

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    Definitely more up high. Can’t see out to the Alpine from the CP lookout but the boardwalk has about 10 cms. Would anticipate more has fallen and built up on any pre existing drifts that survived the rains. Reminds me of the snow that came from the East earlier this season. Sitting heavy on leaves and branches......


     
  30. Jonathan_P

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    Fog has lifted to reveal the accumulation on Front Valley, nice with a coating of snow:)
     
  31. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Edging closer to that half a foot call ;)
     
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    USA & Australia, seems about right :)



     
  33. Mister Tee on XC Skis

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

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    Baw Baw got a few cm. of snow last night. Can we have a nice 15-20 cm snow system for Mid. Nov. at Baw Baw please?. We will be allowed out to rock hop on it then.
     
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  34. skimax

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    its not out of the question mr T we live in hope.
    Im about to order some more firewood as its looking cool right up to the new year at this stage.
     
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    We had hail today in Berridale. Poor dog is terrified as some of the lightening was very close.

    We have had lots of rain in the last week. I actually have some grass as well as lots of weeds but so wet I cannot mow it. Normally the weather thing at Cooma airport has more rain than we do but we have had a lot more then it says.
     
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