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Observations June 8th - 11th System

Discussion in 'Alpine & Southern' started by Astro66, Jun 8, 2016.

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  1. MarkV

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    Yeah. Raining heavily here in the Latrobe Valley. Baw Baw should get something out of this. It looks on the radar that the moisture is pushing through. Hopefully something for the major resorts as well.
     
  2. MickM

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    Raining heavily here (Gordon near Ballarat) Maybe 5-10 cm for Vic. Just clip resorts IMO
     
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    I see a few hardy souls skiing on about 40 mtrs of snow on perisher front valley.thats dedication hope it snows for them tonight.
     
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    I observe that its not snow weather at Tumbarumba. Warmest morning for over a week with bright sunshine , zero wind and 8c. Cant see much happening in NSW today , lucky to even get a dusting. Nor can I see anything for the next week at this stage.
     
  5. hongomania

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    I observe snow on mt wellington. Cold and wind chill high in hobizzle. I love tassie
     
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  6. MickM

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    Lake Mountain & Baw Baw getting some love atm
     
  7. coldsmoker

    coldsmoker Hard Yards

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    Light granular snow falling at Hotham and it is COLD. ground is frozen solid after freezing rain last night so should accumulate
     
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    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Give it an hour or two.
     
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    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Bairnsdale radar looks the goods over the next 2-3 hours for the alps (right on cue again). Buller/Baw Baw might do ok out of this band. Actually looks like it's coming down hard at BB.
     
  10. Pasquin

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    ... very lightly snowing in Mt Buller ...
     
  11. TomGroggon

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    Baw Baw has done OK only started snowing 2 hours ago
     
  12. TIA_Macca

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    Looking good up on hotham , just need more moisture
    [​IMG]
     
  13. MickM

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    Some flakes showing on Apira Lodge cam at Buller
     
  14. Marquise de Kappy

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    Wow Baw Baw. What a difference 3 hours make! Hope it makes it to Perisher.
     
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    Looking much better than an hour ago!
     
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    Starting to snow in Thredbo Village or maybe rain on Mountain Watch cam
     
  17. cookieman

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    Snow starting to get a little heavier at Hotham
     
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    Sago starting to fall in thredbo
     
  19. Karicta

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    Looks like big flakes at Buller
     
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    Sago turned to snow at Thredbo,
     
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  21. Marquise de Kappy

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    Looks like the white wonder has arrived at Perisher going by the cams. Hope it continues for a while.
     
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    I am up at Mt Donna Buang at the moment. Car tells me 1c and its pelting down snow/ice mix. Don't know how to describe it.

    Will post photos later on.
     
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    Wind and shower activity has increased in Camberwell, nice winters day.
     
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    A few cents accumulation at Perisher, sago/snow mix...
    [​IMG]
     
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  25. mr muddle

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    Strangely dry around my place today,

    Looking at hotham cams and its sunny at DP!
     
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    Snowing steadily on Buller cams.:)
     
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    Where is "your place"??:confused:
     
  28. jungfrau

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    Looks like nice flakes at DP observed on web cam
     
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    Baw Baw looks great huh? Gotta be 5-10 cents worth this arvo. Good ol' SW special.
     
  30. POW_hungry

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    Meanwhile irony has come to Selwyn in the form of some grazing brumbies on Racecourse.
    [​IMG]
     
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    lightly snowing in Nimmitabel
     
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    More from my chef on the ground at PFV...
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    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Wow, mustn't be far off Jindy then.
     
  34. dawooduck

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    A snowy sky scuds across Sydney
     
  35. Kelpieboy

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    Temp has dropped 5c in last 2 hours at my machinery shed near Tumbarumba , dark lovely clouds up in the hills , wind has picked up. There is a certain smell in the air ,.......................smells like...............maybe some snow. ROFL
     
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    ^^^Mount Wellington for anyone who was wondering...:confused:
     
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    Last time i checked this was a weather obs thread....and theres the f**king weather im observing
     
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    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Chill mate. It doesn't take more than 10 seconds to write where the obs is from... Not everyone's a geography wizz. It could be Norway for all we know!
     
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    Drove through heavy rain right up the Hume this morning. Turned right - got to Mansfield at midday - it was sunny! Up the hill into wet mizzle at 2pm 0c MT Buller. Decent snow shower for 45min at about 2pm. 1cm at most. Nothing since but has turned cold. Hope something else can push through.
     
  41. TomGroggon

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    Looks like Thredbo are making snow at Merritts
     
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    [​IMG] Looks like Indian ocean and the Bight are heading back towards average sea surface temps. Not sure how that will effect snow falls. I will leave that to the Gurus.
     
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    Calm and sun in the Well :cool:
    Time to turn guns on at Hotham surely.. -2.7 dropping to -6.5
     
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    Looks like guns now blazing at Buller.
     
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    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    It's largely the warming in the pacific (+'ive anomolies in central/equatorial regions of the Pacific) that leads to El Nino - in general terms that means climatic reduction in rainfall for Eastern Aus.
    In the eyes of us snow-heads we would prefer a positive anomaly for Southern/Indian ocean as it promotes convection (increased precip in the nodes), but not specifically over vast areas as it can also promote heating of our snow bearing systems.
     
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    Big night of snowmaking coming up minus 9 for Thredbo top
     
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    Today going pretty well as expected. Baw Baw the winner but drying out quickly as it turns much colder.
     
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    Moisture dried up now, snowmaking the next phase IMO
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    Yes I think the big resorts will go nuts over the next 3 or 4 nights
     
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    Thredbo today about 4.15

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