Observations July 4th - 13th Snowmageddon II

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  1. TomGroggon

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    Snow on the ground cold wind more snow next few days then Friday to Monday bingo August is going to epic By the way thats when I will be in Thredbo I wish I could go now but could be a 3m base by then just sayin
     
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    We need an observations thread. I am not sure how you do the right tag etc now.

    Windy in Jindy. Cloud banking up on the range
     
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    Breezy in Melbourne this morning. Clear skies and the sun is out.
     
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    It is blowing hard up at Perisher. A lot on wind hold. Cover still great and this top up will help things along nicely.
     
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    After two blue bird days at Buller, I wouldn't surprised to see icy conditions after melting and re-freezing overnight. Now that the storm's effect has started it's very foggy and windy.
     
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    looks pretty tight.
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    Scarlett looks great approaching perth.
     
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    Past few days have been seriously cold in inland Vic - yesterday Ballarat didn't even make 9 degrees despite the sunny weather. Similarly Bendigo only made it to around 8.

    Breezy in eastern suburbs at the moment - that wind is really cold. I wouldn't be surprised if it ends up colder than the models are predicting.
     
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    For this weekend's system - prefrontal bow wave crossing the melbourne area now? Wind has well and truly cranked up today, I see a 70km/h gust on the Perisher AWS and 100km/h at Thredbo.
     
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    And looks chilly in the mountains as well going by the AWSs.
     
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    showers and 10.5C in Yea.
     
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    Some great wind blown @ Mt P & Nth P - some serious gusts interspersed with weak sun through racing clouds. Temps cold all day. Snow gods are doing a snow dance IMO.
     
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    Certainly looks like dark, stormy skies on most cams.
     
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    Sunny and blue sky all day here in Geelong, wind has really got up this Arvo though.
     
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    just driven melb-hotham-dp
    a little fog at hotham minus 1
    sunny at dp
     
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    just started snowing lightly at Buller
     
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    a bitterly cold wind has just hit western melbourne .. was walking the dogs and i may have well been back up at hotham .. was freezing !!!
     
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    Got to Hotham at 4pm. Cloudy but visibility good. No snow. Very windy though.Still fairly windy now.
    Tomorrow might be a Blue Ribbon day I think.
     
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    Just started snowing at Hotham.
     
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    Heavy wet snow falling at Hotham.
     
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    touché
     
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    Still puking at Hotham. Nice big snow flakes - non stop over the last hour.
     
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    Wicked, dmz. I observe Scarlet's midriff looks sexy.
     
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    Dusting on cedarwood cam
     
  26. dmz

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    Off for an early night to catch the awesome new snow tomorrow. Yes its still puking at Hotham!!!
     
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    Squall line incoming dmz, what is it bout the topography that always sees wicked moisture blast between say deniliquin and the bp at glenrowan???? Always bloody delivers, streaming in now.
     
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    I can't see Eagles Nest at Thredbo. Cloud level looks half way down the hill. Wind has dropped. Think it's snowing up there.
     
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    Off topic but scarlet has been printed and lives inside my locker, gotta be a good omen Donza. Post pic in the morning lol!
     
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    3cm at Hotham village
     
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    Cedar wood cam showing an each also. Like.
     
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    Raining In harrietvile, hopefully that's translating to snow
     
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    Hotham looks like its doing well going from the radar.. keep it up!
     
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    Where is Cedarwood cam?
     
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    yep, snowing consistently, and looks like more on the way, first Heavenly lifts tomorrow!!
     
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    Snow is finally settling outside my window at Buller and radar looks great for lots more
     

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    Sleety graupely stuff falling at Buller.
     
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    Bullets VS can looks a bit damp.
     
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    You can see a dusting on garden ledge but temps must be marginal
     
  41. Arne

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    Snowing to Thredbo village now and starting to settle. Has been all night up on the hill.
    More importantly No Wind.
    In fact it's almost dead calm.
     
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    At 1365m, that's pretty good for this little system
     
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    I observe lots of cars crossing the dam at Jindabyne
     
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    Same table this morning at buller. It's wet but it is sometimes snow coming down.
     
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    Lots of nice fresh snow this morning at Hotham. Visibility poor, wind moderate and lightly snowing on and off. Im out there!
     
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    I observe very solid snow falling in Thredbo village.
     
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    I observe Scarlett's (snowzillawhatever) belly looking sexier on sat pic.

    I observe Scarlet is officially our next big system, locker door confirms. Level 3 mcg locker room temps have risen sharply this morning....

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    wet snow at hotham
     
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    Wet at Buller, great fun skiing though.
     
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    It was always going to be cooler in the north.
     
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