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Observations Observations 7th to 15th July

Discussion in 'Alpine & Southern' started by Donzah, Jul 7, 2019.

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  1. iagreewithhim

    iagreewithhim One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Sleet at best on the Merritts cam atm.
     
  2. DidSurfNowSki

    DidSurfNowSki One of them Ski Pass: Gold

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    Wintery mix, cough, cough. ;)
     
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  3. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Decide to take a before photo.

     
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    Bit slushy smiggins today so went to Brumby T-bar at Blue cow for better colder stuff and light r**n, snow and ice
     
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    Snowing proper at Perisher. Time to go home.
     
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  6. mholling

    mholling Hard Yards

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    *wintry* mix, cough cough cough
     
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  7. snowblowa

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    Cold air pushing through Windy Hill (Essendon), squally coldies smashing window :wave:
     
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  8. Every2years

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    Some heavy bands rolling through Adelaide. Really hoping there is actually a bit more moisture than yr.no is now predicting to hit the mountains overnight (and hoping the midweek clipper comes off ahead of our arrival on the 21st).
     
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  9. LMB

    LMB Old but definitely not Crusty! Ski Pass: Gold

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    I observe that it’s been r**ning all day in Thredbo, and is currently bucketing down with no sign of white in the snowzilla falls. Must be stripping what little existed...
     
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    sdsdc Hard Yards

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    Yep seems temperature drop and moisture has reached Melbourne. Hopefully will be at the alps soon.
     
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  11. chriscross

    chriscross One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Poor little Baw Baw needs some love from above!
     
  12. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Ouch
     
  13. snowblowa

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    cold air coming....
     
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  14. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Unfortunately that was always going to happen.
    Anything above 1750 will be gaining
     
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  15. Dave Clark

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    Wet snow and accumulating slop on the roads
     
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  16. samtheman

    samtheman Hard Yards

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    Observed rain/slush for most of the day at hotham.
    Snowfall made some short appearances at the top, but unlikely to have been snow at the bottom. Photo of wind blown accumulation by lunchtime attached.
    After that, headed back down to base.
    Heavy rain all day down at harrietville. Still dripping atm. Temps 8 degrees.
     

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  17. Trail Blazer

    Trail Blazer Part of the Furniture

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    Yes, levels were expected to marginal for lower down but this time yesterday I don’t think anyone expected it to be as wet as it was today at, say, Perisher.

    POW mentioned the models were 1-2C under what eventuated. Made all the difference
     
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  18. Ubiquitous Steve

    Ubiquitous Steve A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Don’t know about that as we were going off piste to 3/4 way down World Cup at 3pm, had a super fun if a little wet day, gonna be on tomorrow.
     
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  20. gareth_oau

    gareth_oau Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    I’m greatly saddened by this after all the expectations and your trip over. I hope it changes soon
     
  21. dawooduck

    dawooduck relaxed and comfortable Ski Pass: Gold

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    Welcome to 2019 .... +0.1 degree of despair. Passing showers in Southsea
     
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  22. rocketboy

    rocketboy One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    That +1 degree of difference from the "norm" is starting to have a big impact more and more often. This was a classic deep south injection and by the time it got to the Land of Oz it became that little bit warmer. The lack of moisture is also a continuing feature. Just look how dry the roads have been in the morning on blue metal and on the dirt.
     
  23. steeps

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    Fizzer so far. Raining in Jindy. Plus 7. Still wet in PV. Not negative. Temps. But maybe my attitude ! Really. Is it that hard to wish for proper cold ?
     

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  24. FourSquare04

    FourSquare04 A Local

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    I observe that this so called “polar express” is an epic fail
     
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  25. Homer

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    Patience my friends.
     
  26. JeremyG

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    Looks like snow on South Perisher cam and reports of wet snow in Smiggins since 3:30pm. Not perfect but by no means a fizzer
     
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  27. Ubiquitous Steve

    Ubiquitous Steve A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Wet crud at Merritt’s Live Cam....
     
  28. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Well for thredbo
    The cold air was 10pm eta
     
  29. rocketboy

    rocketboy One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    I still have confidence that this will turn out okay over next few days and week. But a classic fail on the first front. Happened last year ahead of it going crazy as well.
     
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  30. Fast Eddie

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    And settling
     
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  31. rocketboy

    rocketboy One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    I thought latest updates show the cold air coming a bit later around 12 with some juice left.
     
  32. Baw Baw Bear

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    Snowing nicely at BB
     
  33. Jacko4650

    Jacko4650 One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Still blardy warm at Island Bend @ 2.9 degrees and pissing down with clear stuff.
     
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    Sitting in Perisher Carpark 1 degree. The heaviest of wet clumpy snow falling. Sticking to cars but partially melting on the road.

    Great season starter / base builder
     
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    For all u nsw folk, calm ur farm, no need to panic. From little wet things, big white things grow. We are all going to wake up tomorrow to fluffy white stuff
     
  37. Jellybeans

    Jellybeans Walking on a cloud Ski Pass: Gold

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    Snowing at Buller quite nicely and heavily at times from what I can hear from inside.
     
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    The 'get out of jail free card' for any great forecaster...
     
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  39. chicski

    chicski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Pity we’re already a month into the season.
     
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  40. Snow Blowey

    Snow Blowey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Was at blue cow today (not skiing just sight seeing). Was raining there and melty at around 2 pm when we left.

    As of early this morning Thredbo was on par with pre Thursday snow conditions. Would imagine it's worse now. Definite gains above 1700m.

    Yesterday was awesome. Today was a washout.
     
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    Interesting comparison from the BC cam
    Current

    Versus 530p

    Definitely more accumulation on the rocks next to the chair tower in centre of picture.
     
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    Not today it didn't. I have high hopes for tomorrow.
     
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    Felt like snow weather finally when leaving work - Malvern
    10c rain :)
     
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  46. Slovenski

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    Gee, watching from up here in QLD the latest Perisher obs doesnt inspire me much. Borderline freezing temps coming down so slowly but the precip got going.
    Anyone up there got a conditions update?
    I know in the past it can snow at those temps as long as the higher elevations have the negs.
    PV FV cam looks ordinay with plenty on the ground though.
     

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    Still raining in Jindy. Plenty of moisture. Of the wrong kind. although. 2mos forecast for PV may change my negative mind.
     

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  48. Mister Tee on XC Skis

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    After enjoying the bumper 2018 Ozstriyan ski season nothing will match it this season.....
    ....so far.
     
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    ‍ Where’s the cold air . Speckled cloud coming up from the south but still warm in nsw
     
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    5.5c up here atm in the strezleckis. The satellite pic looks really good coming up at vic from the sw! Full of very cold goodness for later tonight and tomorrow
     
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