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Observations August 23rd-27th

Discussion in 'Alpine & Snow' started by telecrag, Aug 23, 2016.

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  1. Normo

    Normo Mostly Harmless Ski Pass: Gold

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    Sago, then sleet, now snow in Jindy.
    Settling nicely! :)
     
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  2. saintberry

    saintberry Hard Yards

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    I observed snow on the Friday Flat cam and I'm about to get in the car to drive down from Sydney.
     
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    Lady Penelope One of some lot ... Ski Pass: Gold

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    The latest from Smiggins

     
  4. Kletterer

    Kletterer Thredbo Doughnut Tragic Moderator

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    Friend in Jindy just sent me a vid of some pretty heavy snow falling. Settling nicely too...
     
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  6. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    Seems that way.
     
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  7. WaitAwhile

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    Heavy snow falling from Bullocks Flats all the way into Jindy.
    Nice slow drive from the ski tube and no accidents.Lots of snow settling .
    Backing a bit of now in Jindabyne but settling nicely on roofs and gardens
     
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  8. Lady Penelope

    Lady Penelope One of some lot ... Ski Pass: Gold

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    Snow has eased now but I'd estimate 3-4cm accumulation here at Smiggins.
     
  9. skichic

    skichic A Local

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    I observe a cm or so settled on my front lawn. Lake level Jindy.
     
  10. SAsurfa

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    This Thundersnow?
     
  11. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Baw Baw still racking up the mm in the AWS. 10.4mm since 9am this morning.
     
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    Observed some lightning driving over the southern highlands tonight (wollondilly, mittagong). No rain though.
     
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  13. dr80

    dr80 One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    24 hour snow totals.
    Buller 3 cm.
    Baw Baw 18cm.
    Predictions on the mark
     
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  14. DidSurfNowSki

    DidSurfNowSki One of them Ski Pass: Gold

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    Perisher reporting 5 cm last 24 hours and 40cm over the last 7 days.
     
  15. Vermillion

    Vermillion Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Dem 5cm-sized snowflakes.
     
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  16. DidSurfNowSki

    DidSurfNowSki One of them Ski Pass: Gold

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    If you read the Perisher thread, most of those mighty 5cm flakes occurred while people were travelling down off the hill.
     
  17. PMG

    PMG One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Drove from Canberra this am. Overnight snow on the hills around Michelago and further south. Quite a bit going out of Cooma and Berridale. Very pleasant drive. Thredbo had a few cents. A bit dust on crustish in spots but fun nonetheless. No breeze atm. Bluebird.
     
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  18. Vermillion

    Vermillion Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    When was the last time Perisher or Thredbo recorded an overnight/24 hour snowfall that was not in 5cm increments? It's a good thing Spencers Creek isnt measured like this to keep them honest.
     
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  19. DidSurfNowSki

    DidSurfNowSki One of them Ski Pass: Gold

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    I so missed your weather observations while you were away Verm, welcome back.
     
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  20. Vermillion

    Vermillion Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Just keeping everyone honest mate, not an easy job in the snow industry in Australia.
     
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    robbo mcs One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Actually several times for perisher in the last 10 days, 1cm, 3cm etc

    In all seriousness Perisher seems to report 0-5cm in 1cm increments and anything above 5cm in 5cm increments. Works well for me, not really much difference between 21cm and 23cm as far as I'm concerned, but I do want to know difference between 1cm and 3cm..

    EDIT : Oh by the way, never go to the USA if this kind of thing bugs you. The stupid resorts over there only ever report snowfalls in increments of 2.54mm. Very dishonest if you ask me ;)
     
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  22. Claude Cat

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    Snow showers on and off all day at Buller.
     
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    Thredbo village - too hot! Wow it's warm

    Here all week so will report live the carnage as it happens

    Hope to get a fewlong days before the rain
     
  24. bullet

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    I observe perisher the snow is holding up really well generally speaking. Down low there's some holes etc though.
     
  25. bullet

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    Paralyser today
    [​IMG]
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  26. bullet

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    View of MR and Kosi
    [​IMG]
     
  27. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    I feel like I've dreamt that scene...:clap:
     
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    Wind picked up a bit this arvo. It was quite brisk too.
     
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    Here's another ultra wide showing from nearly charlottes to guthega.
    [​IMG]
     
  30. FourSquare04

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    Thredbo, never.

    Perisher were reporting in 1cm increments for a while but have since returned to their old ways of reporting in 5cm increments. Very annoying but what can you do. Don't know why they need to be dishonest when they are the biggest resort in Australia
     
  31. Jellybeans

    Jellybeans not woke enough Ski Pass: Gold

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    Nice and cold at Buller all day. Cloud cover wouldn't go away though
     
  32. The Plowking

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    Hence the trapped 'nice and cold' ;)
     
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    Today was blue and white and rather untracked at Mt Ramshead LBC .
     
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    It actually is just Mt Twynam, could give you a pick looking the other way this morning but it wouldn't compare. And yes all those slopes facing you were pretty nice
     
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    Ah so it is must of uploaded wrong pic, it's hard to see an a small phone, lol.
    Still looks nice.
    We're you at Twynam today?
     
  36. Myazma

    Myazma One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Eye. All those slopes running east from Little Twynam (the ones with the horizontal bands of trees), hold beautiful snow and rarely get really tickled.
     
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    Foggy and windy up at Perisher this morning.
     
  38. Myazma

    Myazma One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    [​IMG] Couple of hundred metres higher
     
  39. POW_hungry

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    Perth only reached a max of 15.8C and is it any wonder why...
    [​IMG]
     
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    DbSki Old n' Crusty

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    When will that make Vic resorts.
    Big blobs in SA now
     
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    POW_hungry Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Circa 9-11pm Tuesday.
     
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