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July 24th-31st(Observations)

Discussion in 'Alpine & Snow' started by Sandy, Jul 25, 2006.

  1. Heli

    Heli A Local

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    Nothing showing up here, in fact the sky has almost cleared, stars and moon are shining through, -2C and the snow showers finished a couple of hours ago.
     
  2. Jayski

    Jayski First Runs

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    How is Hotham going to fare. Anyone want to give an amateur that can't read weather charts an update?
     
  3. Heli

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    Check Yarrawonga Radar (and East Sale, if you have access) as well as Melbourne radar. Significant difference in these flows from the SW, as the moisture reflected on the Melbourne picture is often too low to get over the ranges, and therefore doesn't show on the YWG returns, thus giving a more accurate idea of what is to hit the Alps.
     
  4. rossi

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    Still dumping on village cam at Buller.
     
  5. Heli

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    [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Maybe you need to hit "refresh", both the Buller and Falls car park cameras show no falls of any kind.

    And it's still clear skies here......
     
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  6. rossi

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    Too slow Heli it was on the 2049 shot which refreshed at 2104. You just missed it.
     
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  7. Vermillion

    Vermillion Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    wow. who would have predicted a 30cm 'dump' of snow out of this system, i was hoping 10-15cms at best. now we only need 3 more of these and im a happy camper.

    The drive back was crap, there is snow below chalet creek hairpin, its good to see white bridge covered in snow [​IMG] decided to come back through yea, big mistake, lots of idiots who cannot drive on the road. damn those range rovers!

    lots of showers on the way too, driving back i was being hit every 10 or so minutes by a different one, and they werent all light either, so some good falls to come, up to 10cms for mostly baw baw, LM and buller tonight.

    Sometimes you are surprised [​IMG]
     
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  8. MISFIT

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    Looking more like a 40cm+ dump with 27cm already down and all those showers still to come. [​IMG]
     
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  9. rossi

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    I love it when the nay sayers and doomsday merchants are proven wrong. The season aint dead its late.
     
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  10. steve8113

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    just spoke to a friend in vic, near melbourne and they said its been raining good for about 6 hours now, so hopefully is goes to the alps
     
  11. gilby_06

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    whaaaA??? where's s/he from?

    I haven't had rain here in about 5 hours!
     
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  12. Vermillion

    Vermillion Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    i wouldnt call it 'rain' i would call it more frequent showers than anything.

    but its still good. [​IMG]

    rossi - its a start, but its the end of july, we're not out of the woods until we get another couple like this in the next 2 weeks. and no rain.
     
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  13. steve8113

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  14. Alex.C

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    Amusingly enough that radar is currently showing a little blob of precipitation sitting around Mt Baw Baw and just a few random speckles in other places.
     
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    Heli, any indication of how much fell today? news are reporting 40cm's, but i'm not so sure that was the case. do let us know.
     
  16. rossi

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    Must be just about yibbida yibbida for this thread.
     
  17. gilby_06

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    well definatly not at Falls Creek, checking out the cams all day and they seemed clear.
     
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  18. Spiderman

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    I'm in bayside Melbs and it has been raining very consistently. Sometimes moderate, sometimes light but hasn't let up much since I got home from work at 6pm. BawBaw should be doing well and hopefully Buller.
     
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  19. rossi

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    Sorry to be rude but you'll thank me for it.

    gilby_06 I dont know if you have an eyesight problem or the technology baffles you.

    Go to the ski.com.au web cam site.

    * bring up the Falls Creek Carpark web cam.

    * observe the 0900 image - something strange with it?

    * now have a look at the 1300 image - the carpark edge is black yeah

    * look at the current image the formerly black carpak bit are now white with some tyre tracks.

    What caused all this? Your guess.
     
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  20. Vermillion

    Vermillion Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    sorry i spilt a bit of a salt. my mistake.
     
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  21. rossi

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    If the answer to the question is 'cars' I'll hunt him/her down and kill him/her.
     
  22. BH

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    reports from Perisher snowed all day not real heavy stuff- Snow level to wilsons valley approx 20cm by 4pm at Smiggs carpark. Visibilty was pretty bad and was very windy- Heading up tomorrow for some wind blown freshies on Kamakaze YEE HAA!!!

    Hopefully North P will open soon.
     
  23. Taipan

    Taipan Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Well its been a good result.

    This year has been frightful with forecasting. The models are having real trouble with this stuff. (And they shouldnt be at only 72 hours out!)

    Looking at what we had 72 hours ago in weather forecasts and the previous 3 days - it all looked pretty marginal. At that time it looked to be pretty lucky to get 5cm a day each day.

    And those who have been writing the season off before about the 3rd week in August should go away into a dark corner and hang their heads.

    Still a long way to go and some hope for something serious in the next 10 days.
     
  24. rossi

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    :cheers:

    (a quiet round of applause and we all retire to the next thread to eagerly await the approach of the next system)
     
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    I knew that would happen...Its snowing on the 2249 Buller Village cam...quick or you'll miss it.
     
  26. CarveMan

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    Still snowing at Buller.
     
  27. luvthabumps

    luvthabumps A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    and the radar still shows moisture tracking NE towards Buller - lets hope it keeps up for at least a few more hours and should be looking very nice in the a.m. :woohoo:
     
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    I have my fingers crossed for the under dog being Baw Baw. Plenty of moisture in the area for them but the temp continues to get warmer. -0.3 atm.

    But I'm at Buller on the weekend so let hope it keeps it up for Buller as well.
     
  29. Alexski

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    Baw Baw showing best precip for today 25mm by midnight. Cabramurra (selwyn) also showing good amount at 14mm and still accumulating.
     
  30. luvthabumps

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    Buller only reporting 5 cm for 24 hr period .... + 13 cm for 24 Sunday does not equal 27 cm being reported last night on Ch. 7

    Baw Baw only reporting 3 cm from 25 mm of precip.

    [​IMG]

    anyway was still a good result for all concerned - top ups throughout the week would be nice.
     
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  31. BlueMountains

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    I really don't think its about proving each other wrong. We all want the same thing. We had some light flurries up here but nothing of note. There still has not been one event this season over the ski fields where a classic cold outbreak has occured. Hopefully later in august will bring this but at the moment, things are not looking great.

    http://www.users.on.net/~pearcewalker/2006weather/shooters31-7-06b.jpg
     
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