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Observations March 29-31

Discussion in 'Alpine & Southern' started by bullet, Mar 29, 2019.

  1. Seafm

    Seafm Too far from the snow Ski Pass: Gold

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    https://www.gunumalodge.com.au/web-cam/
    I don't know if @Richard has added it to the list of webcams yet.
     
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  2. DiscoStuAU

    DiscoStuAU One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Some coldies coming through Melbourne City now. Really feeling like winter - it's awesome stuff
     
  3. Jellybeans

    Jellybeans Walking on a dream Ski Pass: Gold

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    Hailing in Box Hill at the moment.
     
  4. Untele-whippet

    Untele-whippet beard stroker Ski Pass: Gold

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  5. Richard

    Richard Maintenance Dept Administrator

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    Nice one, That's a ripper. :thumbs:

    Will include right now - cam traffic with the cold snap has jumped for yesterday and today
     
  6. dmz

    dmz More cheeeese Gromit Ski Pass: Gold

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    Just in time to save the Falls Creek underground glacier!
    A true season starter!
     
  7. DiscoStuAU

    DiscoStuAU One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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  8. Snowy Joey

    Snowy Joey One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Snow now settling at Lake Mountain
     
  9. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Small Convective cell building in Sydney.
    Violet Blue underbelly with white Smokey whisps as the outflow.
    Tinges on the snow season to me.
    All the while surfing Maroubra in board shorts...
     
  10. Richard

    Richard Maintenance Dept Administrator

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  11. Lady Penelope

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

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    Yes. 49mm in my rain gauge. Best rainfall for months :)
     
  12. SMSkier

    SMSkier One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Went up the hill for a look. Not a lot of snow but plenty of sightseers out and about. Cool enough but not overly cold. Caught up with a few folks including:

    1. @rocketboy...pic at CP. Snow was not sticking.



    2. Eyre Cafe for a quick beer. Where it was bucketing down for a while. Melting just as quick but the temps were dropping a little.




    3. Video link if it works....?
     

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  13. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Rotation over the Alps at the moment.
     
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  14. Snowy Joey

    Snowy Joey One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Excellent reporting, thanks @SMSkier!
     
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  15. rocketboy

    rocketboy One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Does that mean pump and dump in next few hours?
     
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  16. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    MId-level 700mb/~3000m (4pm)
    [​IMG]
     
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  17. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Radar looks likely
     
  18. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Means wind switch is in the air and the coldest air is just West of the alps, due over in the next few hours - so snow to around 1100m IMO.
    There's moisture on the 'dar so should pulse a bit.
     
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  19. Zimbooo

    Zimbooo One of Us

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    Raining quite hard here (nth Sunshine Coast).
    BOM has put up a severe thunderstorm warning (heavy rain and strong winds) for the area.
     
  20. bullet

    bullet One of Us

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    Starting to settle at charlottes lookout
     
  21. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Hasn't yet settled as the 850 temps have been meh AF today. Only now are we starting to see 0C in/around Perisher.
     
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  22. bullet

    bullet One of Us

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    What do you mean? , I'm at charlottes and there's about 1cm on the ground
     
  23. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Just saying, the temps at ~1800m have been marginal today so it's good reason why it's only now just starting to accumulate, as 850 temps are on the drop.
     
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  24. Jacko4650

    Jacko4650 One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    I observe trouble brewing. Up to no good or ready to have some serious fun??? Shovels near ramp, landing pad being inflated??? Snowboard in the foreground - perhaps aiming for the first snow jump of the season?
     
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  25. snowgum

    snowgum One of Us

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  26. bullet

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  27. Marquise de Kappy

    Marquise de Kappy One of Us

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    Where is that and what cam?
     
  28. chriscross

    chriscross One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Baw Baw- bottom of Hut run. Almost looks worth a drive.
     
  29. bullet

    bullet One of Us

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    Yep they are marginal, not really anything sticking on the ground at perisher .

    Driving past Spencer's, the rods in the car I couldn't resist
     
  30. Snowmaker7

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    Rain rates of around 4mm/hr at cabramurra and nearly -1. Must be absolutely dumping down there! Looks good for it to continue for the next couple hours as well
     
  31. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Good convection off the Sydney coast this arvo, with moderate/strong winds. Mascot just logged 45 knot gusts.
    White caps

    QF4 from Honolulu on an East/West approach following a flick to Westerly this arvo around 3:30pm.
     
  32. chicski

    chicski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    5c in Canberra. Been decidedly chilly out there today.
     
  33. currawong

    currawong Old but not so Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Feels bloody cold in Mt Beauty. Can't believe thermometer is measuring 12. Feels like half that. Heater is on for the first time since spring
     
  34. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Mister Tee on XC Skis One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Snow cams today show light autumn snow settling at Mt. Buffalo, Mt . Stirling , The Baw Baws, Lake Mtn. … in other words all the Mr. Tee friendly XC ski locations. :)
     
  35. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Mister Tee on XC Skis One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    It is a L ON G drive to Mt BB and/or Mt.St.G. just to see some possibly rock hopper skiing snow.
     
  36. Jacko4650

    Jacko4650 One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Sorry - Baw Baw - Hut Roll cam.
     
  37. SMSkier

    SMSkier One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    By 5 PM it had settled quite nicely at CP. About 4 cms on the boardwalk. Snow was settling in PV and Smigs. Light snow was falling (and melting) as far down as Wilson’s Valley.






    A good little weather event this one for Autumn. Snow on the hill and 22 mm of rain across the paddocks!

    Fireplace on.........
     
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  38. Snowmaker7

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    Snow reported on the Central Tablelands around Shooters Hill
     
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    Bloody NRA are everywhere these days!! ( ;-D
     
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  40. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Mister Tee on XC Skis One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    You mean the NRMA don't you ;-P ?
     
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  41. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Mister Tee on XC Skis One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    I have just been for a walk in the park near my house. I could not feel my feet or my hands and it poured with rain. It feels like winter.
     
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  42. Untele-whippet

    Untele-whippet beard stroker Ski Pass: Gold

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    Windchill -5.1C hereabouts upper BM’s
     
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  43. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    It's only relative if you mention where 'your house' is, roughly. You do that much BC, is your home Seaman's Hut or downtown Alice Springs?
     
  44. Untele-whippet

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    Definitely no MTB tomoz!
     
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  45. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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  46. SMSkier

    SMSkier One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    And PV still getting some......

     
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  47. Mister Tee on XC Skis

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    I am sometimes found at home in the NE suburbs of Melbourne.
     
  48. Townsend

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    You are right!
     
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  49. Kletterer

    Kletterer Thredbo Doughnut Tragic Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Quite likely that Cooma will see its first frost tonight .
     
  50. Untele-whippet

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    Shooters Hill CT’s