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Observations May 26-30th System

Discussion in 'Alpine & Snow' started by Claude Cat, May 25, 2016.

  1. Chowder11

    Chowder11 Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Under a decent one atm. (cheltenham)
    radar looks solid for the arvo also
     
  2. DidSurfNowSki

    DidSurfNowSki One of them Ski Pass: Gold

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    Sun is out in Canberra. Blink and you'll miss it.
     
  3. Snorkler

    Snorkler Part of the Furniture

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    It's warmed a bit now, places getting above 0.
     
  4. The Plowking

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    That's one big lake though..
     
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  5. The Plowking

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    Bollocks.
    In 2nd change of clothes.
    Heavy showers still here in Mt Eliza
     
  6. Ubiquitous Steve

    Ubiquitous Steve A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    very solid weather day in sunbury all day....last couple of hours things have mellowed somewhat...stopped raining for now..

    we will be monitoring BHP RD closure closely over next couple of days as some work ops still to be done if possible...
    Ropers Hut just got firewood working bee completed in nick of time :which is how we thought things would pan out...
     
  7. Edgecrusher

    Edgecrusher Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    We've had some very heavy showers here in Brighton over the past hour.
     
  8. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    Bucketing down here in St Kilda rd. Not really looking forward for the ride home.
     
  9. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    And now the sun is out. :doh:
     
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  10. DeskRider

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    Sunny at top of Collins St ATM..
     
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  11. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Shame about the temps because the radar looks epic
     
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    Edgecrusher Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yeah that'd be perfect for buller, LM and BB right now. A sneaky 10-15 with some nice heavy showers.
     
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    15.2 , turning heater on :rolleyes: what are ya , soft or something :D;). Just joe king
    ok - at Tumbarumba, 32.4 mm in my rain bucket , min temp -1 max 5 temp dropping again will probably get negative again tonight. Some really heavy clouds rolling over from about 4.30 pm.
     
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  14. The Plowking

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    Month early
     
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  15. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yeah was saying that when I was walking to lunch today, the sun is just a few weeks too high in the sky still.
     
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  17. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    It's pretty evident at the moment why FL's haven't dropped. The uppers are hardly ideal for resort (or sub-resort level snow) at least not until tomorrow! - I mentioned this the other day.

    As of 7pm tonight, GFS has forecasted upper level temps over the alps as:
    500hPa -23C
    850hPa 4C
    1000hPa 5C

    Friday has the slightly cooler SW flow and pronounced by a rogue cold pool pushing up to the west of the ranges, albeit virtually useless to the mainland Alps.
    Saturday is cooler again but the precip won't be there.
     
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  18. 7wombathead

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    good precipitation/snow being recorded by perisher weather station. There is a bit of juice still left in the first stage.
     
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  19. Vermillion

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    That's it in a nutshell. If you had a look at the latest Melbourne sounding you'd also see it.
     
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  20. POW_hungry

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    I tried looking for the sounding but could only find the latest published sounding as 25MAY 12Z?? Where do you get yours from mate?
     
  21. Vermillion

    Vermillion Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    2300UTC mate, so about what, 9am, 10am this morning?
     
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  22. Balsta

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    [​IMG]
    The night vision probably makes it look better than it is, but seems to be a nice cover of snow accumulating.
     
  23. incogski

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    Doesn't feel that cold in Sydney CBD, but the wind has gotten stronger through the night.
     
  24. DbSki

    DbSki Old n' Crusty

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    Little snow on VS cam at Buller

    Date / Time 27/04:30am
    Temperature -1.9 C
    Apparent Temp -8.3 C
    Dew Point -2.0 C
    Relative Humidity 99 %
    Delta-T -0.1 C
    Wind Direction SSW
    Wind Speed 22 km/h
    Wind Gust 32 km/h
    Nautical Wind Speed 12 kt
    Nautical Wind Gust 17 kt
    Rain Since 9am 18.8 mm
     
  25. DidSurfNowSki

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    Snow makers are on in Perisher FV.

    -2.5C top -1.1C village
     
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  26. jungfrau

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    Baw Baw should be getting some looking at obs.. Collision course on Sat image looks interesting
     
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  27. stridercdh

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    Looking nice on Buller VS cam ATM.:)
     
  28. agentBM

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    sure looks purdy in pink at present....you need to see 7am cams for this
     
  29. jungfrau

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    Guns on Hotham cam
     
  30. AJS

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    [​IMG]

    Once again Perisher get their guns going and Thredbo doesn't... Currently -3.9 Thredbo top station and heading down, -3 at Thredbo Village and -2.1 Perisher Valley... Why no SM at Thredbo? :doh:
     
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    Obviously they don't want to have anything skiable for opening day...........Once again looks like I'll be heading to the village 8 @ Perisher for first day on snow.
     
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  32. Snowy Joey

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    Those cams sure do look good. Would interesting to see baw baw cams.
     
  33. Snow Blowey

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    Different guns and different topography at Thredbo and Perisher.
     
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  34. neko

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    I observe Perisher have turned the guns off. Thought they would have them cranking on FV and goats gulley right now to try and build up as much as possible.
     
  35. The Plowking

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    Re: snow guns

    Whilst temps look good for next 5 days to make snow, most models going for a warm inland rain event at the back end of reliable chart range.
     
  36. jungfrau

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    Hopefully that stays North
     
  37. Vermillion

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    This morning if you look at the radar you can clearly see the disturbance caused by King Island in Bass Strait, and the showers it's creating in the Eastern subs of Melbourne and Western Gippsland.
     
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    With 2 weeks between now and the opening of the season, you'd really only be cranking out the snow guns (and spending money) if you were confident on a return (read: some of it remaining for opening).
     
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    Flurries being reported in Thredbo Village just now on FB
     
  40. skimax

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  41. teckel

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    Snow at LM overnight :)

    [​IMG]
     
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  42. Ubiquitous Steve

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    glad we fitted the Maxxis 573 Bravo tyres to our butt....;)

    whether any of this snow makes it to middle of next week is the question????

    Kyneton/Carlsruhe cold but still this morning..sun is out all is good..:cool:
     
  43. Snowy Joey

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    Good for Baw Baw.

    They were always going to get some once this system went Sthly
     
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    Ha - snow gun angst in may ahead of a warm spell
     
  46. Ubiquitous Steve

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    ahh that's how we measure snow depth in OZ. like in millimetres..:metun:.....in the States well u probably couldnot see the vehicle by now!!!!where they measure in meters.....:oops:
     
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    Just bucketed down in Adelaide and with the rain the temps dropped from 15 to 11
     
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    Heavy rain and hail in Traralgon right now
     
  50. Snorkler

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    A nice batch of higher moisture content snow to sit on top of the cool stuff that fell overnight. That should help make it a bit more resistant to rain at the end of the cycle, especially if it freezes nicely/