Observations April 8-11th

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  1. Claude Cat

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    Lets get this show on the road.

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    Thunderstorm just hitting Melbourne.
     
  2. Claude Cat

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    2 Lightning Strikes in Armidale.
    Heavily raining too.
     
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    Sky was amazing leaving home just now. Swirling and dark and sinister. So very dark to the west
     
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    Kids running around in the rain! Flash/bangs here in Frankston! Awesome clouds
     
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    The mrs was gonna go for a swim... She changed her mind pretty quick
     

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    Sky looks very sinister, something incoming.

    Gutters all cleaned ready for the deluge.
     
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    Northerly moisture feed on the way , quite dark and threatening over Tumba , temp has dropped steadily throughout the afternoon.
     
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    Update: Raining is even harder now in Malvern. :D
     
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    Hammering with rain outside .Team Bears managed a quick clean of some gutters before this storm landed.
     
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    Looking very dark over Oliver's Hill. Quite a few rumbles in Frankston. My wife's on duty at lifesaving today - despite beach closures and electrical storm, people are still out in it. One windsurfer had to be rescued by Coast Guard!
     
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    Mild up here. Main range looking towards Perisher region in the general background. Bit of smoke amongst the cloud. Nice and calm currently.

     
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    Nice storm front from Toorak Park, Armidale.

    Back in Box Hill, seen about 5 more lightning strikes and lots of thunder. No rain ATM.
     
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    Thunderstorm, part 2, hitting Canterbury.
     
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    May get a part 3 looking at Radar
     
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    Air quality some what better now.....that's the end of fuel reduction burning for a little while when this system moves east...raining steadily now in Burwood area.....
     
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    Beautiful evening in Sydney town. Sky is filled with textbook-Cirrus clouds, signs of distant disturbances to the West. Patiently waiting for the shift in seasons following this system. :)
    Here comes some shem polar, condensing air.
     
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    The approaching front was spectacular with an unusual accumulation of massive Cumulonimbus over Western edge of the bay. Nice and cool here now
     
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    Ethereal Cirrus and western glow over Newcastle.
     
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    Still raining here in Box Hill....
    It will probably be even more wet in Melbourne tomorrow, with the bigger polar trough.
    About 8mm in the tin.
     
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    Some beautiful tropo folding going on with this baby..
     
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    Mammatus on the way in? or way out?
     
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    Out. The sun's coming out for last light.
     
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    The storms have passed through Narby now, but the temp's still fairly mild.
     
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    Sitting up by the Murray in Barnawatha, mild, no wind, clear skies with lots of stars. Hard to connect with whats been happening further south.
     
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    Smack bang in the middle of stubble burnoff , should be smoky here till around ANZAC Day
     
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    Another thunderstorm rolling through Melbourne. Nice way to start the day.
     
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    Another brilliant light show happening over Melbourne at the moment. Woke me up 6am.

    Currently laying in bed watching it all out the window over the bay. Not too shabby.
     
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    Thunder woke me up too. Two strikes so far. The rain is very hard.
     
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    Mount William down to 2.8C
     
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    Crazy lightening around the G this morning, ran for my life through the tree filled park on the way to work half asleep. Woke up real quick when lightening almost struck one of the light towers!! :eek: :emoji_zap:
    **mad video of lightening over the G on my insta - "snowblowa" :wave:
     
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    I got 12 mm around 4pm yesterday (bendigo) with a thunderstorm, more showers over night with more thunder and lightning this morning. 20mm in my gauge, twice the official.
     
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    My favourite winter obs station!!
    Portland 9.7(app4.2) with 40km/h wind gusts straight off the Antarctic!
    Brrrrrrrrrrrr
     
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    They're burning off up here in the ACT
     
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    Temps have crashed in Melbourne. 11c outside now with an it feels like 10c
     
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    Bit of variation in the sydney forecasts still for tomorrow , and it gets more divurgent later in the week.
     
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    Heavy rain and lots of thunder rumbles here in NW Tassie. Don't think I'll be getting the firewood stack finished today.....
     
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    Yep,bloody cold this morning in Melb. Approx 12degC.:eek:

    Team Bears not very interested about going out in the cold as yet.:wave:
    Yes. Those lightening strikes are scary when they are close by.... very scary noise....a day for coffees inside today..:)

    Claude Cat better watch those slippery tram tracks if he is on his bike.:thumbs:
     
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    Major drop in temperature at Buller in the last hour. Now 2.3 degrees. It should go below freezing in the next hour or so hopefully.
     
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    Shifting a little more westerly, not sure it'll come down that quickly so soon.
     
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    I felt it on the ride - I was almost over dressed at the start, but by about 8:30 it chilled down considerably.
    18C on the home AWS at 6:30 and when I was home it was down to 11C.
     
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    Only a couple of degrees off snow at the VIC resorts now. Warm and windy in Dubbo.
     
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    Looking south from Kingsford Sydney. Clear skies and a beautiful Autumn day in Sydney. Maybe some thunder tonight. Canberra very wet now I hear....
     
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    120kph gusts at falls/Hotham