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Observations August 13th - 17th; Alpine Obs

Discussion in 'Alpine & Snow' started by teleroo, Aug 13, 2019.

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  1. teleroo

    teleroo One of Us Ski Pass: Gold Ski Pass: Silver

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    Lake Eucumbene snow cover still holding up on Tuesday morning (snow started Thursday night remember). Most persistent snow cover I've seen here but I'm sure not unprecedented.
    Clocked minus 11c on car thermometer at Kiandra on the way in to Selwyn on Mon 11th.

     
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    From the sky this morning, just something quite else. Snow sticking around in the central table lands for over a day is not common! 2nd pic included so you can compare!

     
  3. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    same, same

     
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    Had the amazing experience of flying over the CT's from Sydney to Adelaide late yesterday. Wow, never seen this in my life, and 2/3 days after the event?

     
  5. Snowy Joey

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    Few pics from yesterday. Headed out from Smiggins to find some nice powder. Tired body today!!
     
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    Sat Pic for today, snow still up on the CT's, Main Range looking mighty fine!

     
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    Trail Blazer Part of the Furniture

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    Incredible longevity of that CTs snow!
     
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    Finally cleared properly at Buller today. Before and after shots of the last storm action finally possible. Got to say that the vegetation in some areas is starting to show through already. I guess a lot of the snow was settling on a zero base which doesn't help.






     
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    Lithgow sitting on -1.3C rn.
    BOM forecasted a min of 0C
     
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    Snow flurries just starting at Hotham.
     
  11. Snowy Joey

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    Windy and 1c at Perisher.
     
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    Date range extended to the 17th; as nothing much expected to happen until the 18th.
     
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    Snowing nicely on the Falls, Dinner Plain and Baw Baw cams.

    I also observe a nice upgrade to the Buller Village Square Cam
     
  14. Snowy Joey

    Snowy Joey One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Lightly snowing now at perisher.
     
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  15. dmz

    dmz More cheeeese Gromit Ski Pass: Gold

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    been snowing on and off today at Buller. Snowing pretty heavily now with lovely flakes.
     
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    it has been snowing on Benlomond nicely all morning and into this arvo which we are happy about
     
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    Benn snowing nicely in PV for about 45 minutes or so
     
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    dmz More cheeeese Gromit Ski Pass: Gold

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    Probably got a couple of cents at buller today. Nice big flakes. Quite unexpected really. Hoping the wind doesnt whip up tomoz.
     
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    dmz More cheeeese Gromit Ski Pass: Gold

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    I spoke too soon. Bucketing down at buller as we speak.
     
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    Rain turned to very heavy loud wet snow as we turned into the Thredbo village just now.
     
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    Somethings falling at PV.....

     
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    Been raining heavily here at Island Bend for an hour or so. A few sneaky flakes earlier but when it was way too warm to stick. Temp 1.8 so very surprised to see Perisher still above zero (normally 3 degrees diff) so it would normally be snow up there. Last blast just now had some solid in the wintery mix, so could be a pleasant surprise tomoz.
     
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  24. teleroo

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    Bit of graupel at Mt Selwyn around 11am today but then nada, apart from some grey clouds to the south and west. Passing showers now at Lake Eucumbene, but seems too warm for anything exciting.
     
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    Started snowing around 5pm at Perisher quite heavily and dry eased off to sago after about an hour but a good dusting had accumulated by then
     
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    Baw Baw got a little love today, but any love is good love.. Hopefully we get some more :D
     
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    Still snowing in PV, quite heavily at times. A bit wet and is melting on the windows but the cat tracks outside are filling in nicely.

    Never mind the kitchen, it’s reflecting off the outside of the double glazed..
     
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    looks to be a tad warm at the Valley. but should be okay above 1800m. maybe some cold air to the south yet to come - and some more moisture hanging around.
     
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    PV obs....

    Wet road from Sawpit. Some snow accumulation at Dainers (1650ish) but not much. Bit of slush on the road from Prussian Creek.

    Maybe 3 cms snow at village level. Very wet!!

     
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    Light rain @ Thredbo village ATM
     
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    That’s exactly where I’m about to head... good day in the aussie backcountry
     
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    Thredbo closed - can’t get in
     
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    Only ever happen at Perisher ..see another nice top up , 27 in the gauge
     
  36. POW_hungry

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    This thread needs locking.
     
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    I looked at temps , some rain early on?
     
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