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Observations: June 21st - 25th System

Discussion in 'Weather' started by MickM, Jun 19, 2012.

  1. Karicta

    Karicta A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Thanks astro

    I observe falls and Buller in a ssw

    And hotham and baw baw in a nw

    Go figure
     
  2. mick chopps

    mick chopps Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Thanks Astro and Karicta! Looks great!
     
  3. badabing

    badabing Hard Yards

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    I see some cold temps good for freezing the base.
     
  4. Astro66

    Astro66 Still looking for a park in Thredbo Ski Pass: Gold

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    [​IMG]
     
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  5. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    The two most important obs since I got to Buller:

    [​IMG]

    and:

    [​IMG]

    Cold southerly blowing, was snowing lightly when we drove up the hill but seems to have stopped. From the feel underfoot it was definitely warm at some stage, even though the AWS was out one could infer that from Hoth/FC anyway.

    More pics at: http://aussieskier.com/social
     
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  6. cin

    cin Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    that statue is going to get piles
     
  7. PowWow

    PowWow Hard Yards

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    Got to Perisher about 10pm. -4 at Daners Gap, -3 in PV carpark. Now completely starry night at Sponars (-2C).
     
  8. Neslot

    Neslot One of Us

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    approaching minus 8 at pb, is the snow finished?
     
  9. Boodwah

    Boodwah One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Observe that in a big system like this, Hotham will always score best.
     
  10. cin

    cin Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    temperatures in nsw resorts have plumeted in the last hour or two. -6.7 thredders TS
     
  11. badabing

    badabing Hard Yards

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    Brr -7.3 at thredbo and -9.9 at Bottom of the Perisher Quad Express Chair
     
  12. teckel

    teckel Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Fan gun pumping at LM
     
  13. Nidecker

    Nidecker One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    nice perisher mid
    [​IMG]
     
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  14. Gallopers

    Gallopers First Runs

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    not a cloud in the sky here at perisher with a light breeze, epic day atm
     
  15. nisstrust

    nisstrust One of Us

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    Perisher and Gotham look stunning on the cams right now with clear blue skies! Can't wait to smash it [​IMG]
     
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  16. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Snowing lightly at Buller.
     
  17. scullee

    scullee Old n' Crusty Moderator

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    Tweet from Hotham that it's been snowing in harrietville
     
  18. Karicta

    Karicta A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Very light 'snow' falling at falls
     
  19. ians 158

    ians 158 One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Same at Hotham
     
  20. woggybot

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    clouding over again in the NSW fields!
     
  21. loweee

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    Just got back from Perisher. Sunny cold morning with 10-15cm of fresh dry snow on top. For June 23 it was quite epic. Crowds got into it quickly so went to Blue cow where it was a little cloudy. When we got back to Perisher it was blowing snow and had come in again. Car said -1c in the car park when I left at 12. Looked like it may have been snowing again when we looked up from the Hatchery area towards the range.
     
  22. Undies

    Undies Premature Pool Room Person Ski Pass: Gold

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    Why on earth did you leave?!?!?! [​IMG]

    Sunny as a sunny thing here in Sydney. Time for some vitamin D before regular transmission is resumed.
     
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  23. Portski

    Portski Hard Yards

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    At the bottom of the Quad it is -2c, and -4.7c at the top!
     
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  24. badabing

    badabing Hard Yards

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    Surprised I can't see any snowmaking on the cams.
     
  25. FourSquare04

    FourSquare04 A Local

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    Yep - a classic Sydney winter's day today eh Undies, although slightly cooler than usual (definitely for June with a top of 15 today). Light to moderate W breeze blowing and glorious clear blue sky day.

    Beautiful in the sun but chilly out of it - it's going to be COOOOOLD tonight / tomorrow morning.
     
  26. SnowAndrew

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    Snowmaking still going over in the superpipe area (you can see it on the eiger chalet cam). After the falls and massive nights of snowmaking - they are probably moving to after hours snowmaking mainly coz i know in previous years people have complained about being blasted by guns through the day.
     
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  27. dawooduck

    dawooduck relaxed and comfortable Ski Pass: Gold

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    knee deep for people that use socks for trousers
     
  28. Karicta

    Karicta A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Hasn't stopped since my last post, indeed became heavier. Prob 2cm...
     
  29. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Swung west at Buller this arvo, we all know what that means.
     
  30. smitty484

    smitty484 Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    From Hotham's facebook. Epic pic.

    [​IMG]
     
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  31. Style Doggie

    Style Doggie Hard Yards

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    Just got back from Guthega, what an epic day!. Boot deep and light all day long, found places to lay down freshies every run. Been skiing NSW resorts for 25 years and definitely the best day I've had in Oz, perhaps even better than many Hokkaido days (maybe I'm still a bit excited). Weather wise it stayed sub zero all day and had a few light flurries during the day but mostly sunny [​IMG]
     
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  32. Karicta

    Karicta A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Still going. Coming down hard and accumulating nicely but small flakes
     
  33. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Raining at Buller.
     
  34. VSG

    VSG Pool Room Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Profanity!
     
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  35. Dacer

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    Snowing lightly at perisher atm but doesn't look enough to accumulate much
     
  36. Gallopers

    Gallopers First Runs

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    snow getting slightly heavier at perisher in the last five minutes and a fairly stiff wind to go with it.
     
  37. loweee

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    Looking from my place up towards Perisher this morning looks like it is snowing. The gauge at Perisher suggests a couple of cm's overnight a little heavier in the last hour or so.
     
  38. Karicta

    Karicta A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Light misty not snow falling in village

    Looks like a few cm overnight
     
  39. timonearth

    timonearth Hard Yards

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    Looks a bit wet on the falls cams at the moment. The ones in the village anyway.
     
  40. phantomas

    phantomas Hard Yards

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    maybe update your location so everybody knows where you are?
     
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  41. Style Doggie

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    Footed it to the top of Olympic before lunch, flamin windy but well worth it. Untracked and about 20 to 30cms deep and dry. Snowing lightly on and off, the cover is in great shape.
     
  42. dawooduck

    dawooduck relaxed and comfortable Ski Pass: Gold

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    Well done. What is the boot pack from the top of the Quad looking like ?
     
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  43. Style Doggie

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    Quads only running to mid so we came over from the top of mt P. what's boot pack? If that means how much were we sinking when footing it, if you stayed on the crust it was fine but on the wind blown pockets it was up to knee.
     
  44. robbo mcs

    robbo mcs One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Bootpack refers to the track you climb uphill on. If you are the first it is difficult as you get all the soft snow. However, you also get the best ski out. As more people go they tend to walk in the same compacted tracks, which forms a bootpack.

    Major props to you if you were the first to track up the top of olympic! People will be following your bootpack for the rest of the week

    Robbo
     
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  45. Dacer

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    Had some freezing rain over night at perisher, pleasant valley quad had to be de-iced before opening, also put a hard crust on a lot of the new snow so no more freshies.
     
  46. Prokasaurus

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    Whats going on at baw baw AWS 24mm?

    Barely even a spit here in moe less than 40km south o_O
     
  47. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    Baw Baw AWS always a bit dodgy for precip totals.
     
  48. Prokasaurus

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    Yea ive noticed that this seems particularly dodgy though ha.
     
  49. Style Doggie

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    OK now I understand, no boot pack when we went so I guess we started it. It was a slog in places but really worth it.
     
  50. timonearth

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    Wet and misty at falls. Not at all pleasant. Hopefully things improve tomorrow.