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Observations Observations. 21st September -27th September

Discussion in 'Alpine & Snow' started by Donzah, Sep 21, 2020.

  1. Undies

    Undies Pizza! Ski Pass: Gold

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    Cool, clear, and breezy in Blackheath this morn.

    Patiently waiting for the 5pm show.
     
  2. teleroo

    teleroo Ignored Member Ski Pass: Gold

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    Snowing at Lake Eucumbene
     
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    Snowing in Jamestown SA according to AdelaideNow. Second time this year.
     
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    Likewise..
     
  5. Sean G

    Sean G Hard Yards

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    I’ll be leaving Blackheath for work in Lithgow just after 4. Will be back after 1am. Could be an interesting drive.
     
  6. big_onion

    big_onion Hard Yards

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    Heavy snowfalls at Dinner Plain this morning with plenty more to come looking at the radar. First couple of pics are approx 1200-1300m with the snow beginning around 800-900m
     
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  7. DidSurfNowSki

    DidSurfNowSki One of them Ski Pass: Gold

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    Absolutely chucking down on the Blue Cow live cam.

    Edit: Just started to hail in Canberra
     
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  8. SnowBound

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    Take pics.

    I'm sure I'm preaching to the converted here - but drive safe. Could be pretty icy by then
     
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  9. Undies

    Undies Pizza! Ski Pass: Gold

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    Am thinking about popping out to jenolan caves today, coming back mid-arvo. Is this folly?
     
  10. Hermon

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    Look at those Sea Level temps in SW Vic atm - Warrnambool 4.5c and belting down rain. Spectacular really. The "blob" is currently moving North towards Ballarat....
     
  11. WarrandyteWX

    WarrandyteWX One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Hotham reporting 18 cents overnight, with a decent blob incoming from the north.

     
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  12. doogasnow

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    Yup was just about to comment on this.
    It’s real cold air out that way atm.
    Mortlake is 3.3c and raining, sits at 140m asl.
    Surely once that hits around Ballarat region it would fall as snow ?
     
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  13. Majikthise

    Majikthise Sage Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    You will be a few hours ahead of the action i reckon. Spend the day running a '12 foot' instead.
     
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  14. Snow Blowey

    Snow Blowey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    +1 driving to sydney tonight. Told her to get away by 4pm.
     
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  15. Snow Blowey

    Snow Blowey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    6 degrees at broken hill this morning with rain. bbrrrr. Wind has kicked off in Dubbo in the last hour. Pollen storm. Big fluffy flowers of the shit raining down out of my liquid amber tree.
     
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    Falls Creek:

    Chains are being fitted to 2WD vehicles at The Orange Bridge. Engaged 4WD excepted. AWD are advised to fit chains.
     
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  17. Jellybeans

    Jellybeans not woke enough Ski Pass: Gold

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    Hammering down at Buller, at the looks of things:
     
  18. Nidecker

    Nidecker One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Wet but white :)

    Sorry Wilsons Valley RTA Cam

     
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  19. Chowder11

    Chowder11 Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Flakes at Buller are as big as I've ever seen on the cams currently.
    LBS cam is nuts
     
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  20. dawooduck

    dawooduck relaxed and comfortable Ski Pass: Gold

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  21. Interruptedbyfireworks

    Interruptedbyfireworks One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    My favourite snow cam (and ski run!) is looking beautiful :love:
     
  22. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Mister Tee on XC Skis A Local Ski Pass: Gold Ski Pass: Silver

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    Game on at the usual Mr. T. XC ski locations....
    The imaginary women's Nordic ski team have already waxed up their skis and are heading out there now.
    Whiskey Flat

    The Falls Creek Table o Meter

    Lake Mtn.

    TBJ at Mt. Stirling ( 1270 M. )

     
  23. malas1

    malas1 One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Cabramurra at least 10cm
     
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  24. Snowy Joey

    Snowy Joey One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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  25. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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  26. hongomania

    hongomania One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    It is really nuking down in DP, elite flake size. Huge. Impressive to see, even the late Sep solar energy seemingly defeated

    20200925_111459.jpg
     
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    Xwing One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    I took this an hour ago. Snowing nice at Smiggs. Zoom in....great fall rate.
     
  28. Jellybeans

    Jellybeans not woke enough Ski Pass: Gold

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    40cm ish?
     
  29. doogasnow

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    Western/central vic very cold atm!
    Ballarat down to 2.3c and there just about to cop heavy precipitation.
    Airies inlet right on the coast sitting on 3.9c
     
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  30. Telestrom

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    Telestrom A Local

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  32. doogasnow

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    Ballarat down to 1.6c and precipitation falling.
    Airies inlet 3.8c on the beach.
    Sheoakes 3.5c which I think is about 150-200m asl
     
  33. doogasnow

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    Sheoakes 0.6c at 236m asl and precipitation
    Ballarat 1.2c and precipitation
     
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  34. skimax

    skimax Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Snowing in Ballarat
     
  35. Untele-whippet

    Untele-whippet beard stroker Ski Pass: Gold

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  36. balmz

    balmz One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Just on a work call with someone from Ballarat on the call they reckon it's puking.
     
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  37. Belly

    Belly A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    We're getting a lot of rain in Canberra by traditional winter system standards, I think this is going to be a big storm.
     
  38. Snowmaker7

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    Snowing down to ~200m now
     
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    Windy, raining - Blackheath
     
  40. lightfoot

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    Came up bogong yesterday to check base quality prior to storm. Most chutes got thin 100m vertical in.
    Snowed heavily from 1am at my camp 1700m. Light to moderate NW, that has continued all day.
    Approx 20cm by 7am at my sheltered location drifts of up to 30-40 up top in loaded pockets.
    Cold good quality snow that came in light unfortunately. No prefrontal sludge to get a base underneath so quite tricky to choose routes.
    Whiteout all Morning, in the trees would be good for depth perception but there's no base. Only gullies worth skiing yesterday were death cookie, cable layer and bogerama with afternoon gully run having some good turns.
    Hasn't stopped snowing light to mod all day. Drying out at the hut hoping for some clearing in the morning.
    This load fell on edgable rimed crystals from wed and although it came in with moderate NW wind hasnt formed any consolidated slabs I have seen but the vis has kept me conservative today.

     
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    The temperature is down to 5 degrees and feels like 0. Over 10mm of rain since 9am and more to come on the radar. Why couldn't this have been a few weeks ago?
     
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    Snowing in Gisborne, Vic
     
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  43. Mister Tee on XC Skis

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    Cycling today was OK until the next band of rain came through NE Melbourne and then the temperature dropped considerably .
     
  44. Snow Blowey

    Snow Blowey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    6 degrees at Parkes (NSW) and raining Thats snow about 50km to the east around Orange.
     
  45. GlendaN

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    Perisher Ski Tube building from the Man this afternoon
     
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  46. DiscoStuAU

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    Some pics from a colleague who lives just outside of Ballarat:

     
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    Serious flakes on the HV cam
     
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    I reckon mt dandey might get a fair sprinkle as well shortly according to radar
     
  49. Kletterer

    Kletterer Thredbo Doughnut Tragic Moderator

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    Snowing now in the CBD of Orange
     
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