Observations May 6-12th System

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  1. William

    William A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    So the latest Severe Weather Warning has the storm surge peaking at 4.0m now, that's 1.6m above the predicted tide for Outer Harbour. About 0.3m of that is attributed to the air pressure and the rest is 1.3m of wind piling and wave run up, not bad considering the small fetch the gulf has for a straight westerly wind. Got some pics and video. I'll edit this post as I upload them.

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    If you get a black screen its probably still processing on Flickr's server.
     
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  2. Seafm

    Seafm Too far from the snow Ski Pass: Gold

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    Make you feel like you're still in Cairns but minus the heat.
     
  3. William

    William A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    It does somewhat, certainly felt a little Cairns like over summer with a few of the stormy days we had...actually became humid.
     
  4. Seafm

    Seafm Too far from the snow Ski Pass: Gold

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    It was a shocker of a summer here this year, bucketloads of humidity but no rain:(
     
  5. William

    William A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yeah so I heard from family. I'll be up in July, looking forward to it. Was trying to swing it for Amateurs but we're timing it for a UK family contingent arrival at same time.

    Anyway best mention something about the how cold and blowy it still is here lest I get reprimanded again.
     
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  6. Untele-whippet

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    Getting windy, up to 74kph here tonight. BM's.
    Feels like the season is changing.
     
  7. glug1

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    My gauge in Bendigo: Sat night 7mm, Sun 14mm, Mon 16mm.
     
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  8. Chowder11

    Chowder11 Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Nice steady rain again this morning on the drive to work and as I look out the window.

    Sky is pretty dark but radar suggest the rain may pass soon and be showers for the rest of the day in the SW flow.
    Noticeably cooler today also.
     
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    Belly A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Not very cold, I observe that I was able to walk the dogs this morning in Queanbeyan in light trail pants and a sweater ;)
     
  10. Claude Cat

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    Got a wet arse on the way to work today. ;)
     
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  11. Chowder11

    Chowder11 Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    I was lazy again, woke up to rain so rolled back over.
    Would have got really wet riding as it didnt really stop all morning
     
  12. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    I stupidly decided it wasn't THAT wet I needed the wet weather knickers. And to cap it off the hot water system at work was on the blink. :mad:
     
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  13. Chowder11

    Chowder11 Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Bugger
     
  14. Snowy Joey

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    My gauge says 32mm of rain in the last 24hrs, in Emerald vic. Finally starting to feel cold.
     
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    Had 30 at Hallam so very close.
     
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    too much curry last night huh?
     
  17. mr

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    absolutely howling at 600m in tallarook ranges last night
     
  18. Roger Mexico

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    Mt Buller AWS
    61mm since 9am yesterday

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    Drizzle now
     
  19. Chowder11

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    Those showers are packing a punch.

    Decent heavy falls in them.
     
  20. Bloke

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    Thredbo AWS up to around 160mm

    Nice occluded front on the 4am map too:
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  21. Snow Blowey

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    Cold air looks like hitting Buller soon. NSW Late this afternoon.
     
  22. Claude Cat

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    Mt William still at 4C, not that cold.
     
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  23. Donza

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    i don't think it ever will get cold...
     
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    Thats cold enough for up high in NSW. Just got to hope there is still some moisture left to fall out of the sky.
     
  25. DidSurfNowSki

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    I observe that temps in the Snowies have not moved since 4pm yesterday, ie hovering between 2.5 - 4C at Thredbo Top Station.
     
  26. AJS

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    I observe a lovely late summer, early autumn day in Sydney :mad::cry:
     
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  27. skimax

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    Wear pants next time CC and stay on topic ;)
     
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  28. TIA_Macca

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    Turning white in tassie
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  29. kylep

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    That's a tarp :out:
     
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  30. Claude Cat

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    It has dried off here in Melbourne. Wind is still quite strong.
     
  31. Miffy

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    Looks like its snowing on the Perisher Centre Valley cam.
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  32. Ubiquitous Steve

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    yes Team Bears concur...they have been sitting in Gisborne having lunch outside soaking up rays of sunlight..wind is subsiding...the "Climate" has been restored...it is now safe to go outside!!:froth:
     
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  33. almontyrat

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    That may be a tarp but the snow that is falling on it is now obvious
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  34. Claude Cat

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    Moonta near Adelaide (yesterday)

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    sunny at Melbourne's north.
     
  36. TomGroggon

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    Thredbo Top 1.4 going down snow soon
     
  37. skimax

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    Ive never understood where you ski at Mawson
     
  38. agentBM

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    Thredbo top temp dropped 2.5° in past 20 mins to 1° with some in the gauge....snow imminent
     
  39. Donza

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  40. Claude Cat

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    Mt William up to 6.4, perhaps the cold change won't last that long.
     
  41. Edgecrusher

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    Mt Buffalo has cracked 300mm for the entire system. Hotham 175mm
     
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  42. Ubiquitous Steve

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    friggin hell....don't think Dungey /West Kiewa Ford is trafficable at moment...who would have believed this event was a possibility??? don't think Team Bears would even consider it for a few days....:confused::confused:

    what is in that Mt Buffalo massive that attracts so much water????LOLLOL
     
  43. telecrag

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    Does look a bit like that peak from Close Encounters…….
     
  44. nfip

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    Blink and nup...
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    Was going to say the same (blink and miss) is that clearing skies I see? :headbang:
     
  46. Chowder11

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    is the ground cool now?
     
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    or is that "Are we there yet ?"
    Checks Calendar ....
     
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  48. Edgecrusher

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    The 160mm Hotham picked up in the 48 hour period to 9am this morning was the heaviest 48hr fall of rain in the month of May since records have been kept, dating back to 1995.
     
  49. woggybot

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    Temps at Thredbo top station definitely trending down now.

    Now, is there moisture left and will it get below 0C?
     
  50. Claude Cat

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    Doesn't look like much on radar or the satellite pictures. However all the models say precipitation (in the alps) to continue right through the night and all tomorrow.