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Predictions: 9th-15th August

Discussion in 'Alpine & Southern' started by FourSquare04, Jul 28, 2013.

  1. Claude Cat

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    What day?
     
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  2. Claude Cat

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    Doesn't look like it's been updated yet.
     
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  3. mick chopps

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    Furry muff. Outdated chart looks good IMO. [​IMG]
     
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  4. Claude Cat

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    [​IMG]

    it just updated.

    [​IMG]

    I *still* think friday is a clipper!

    But Monday looks awesome

    IMO
     
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  5. skiflat

    skiflat Old n' Crusty

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    Monday looks good
     
  6. Claude Cat

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    GFS still going with a cut-off IMO

    [​IMG]
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  7. Claude Cat

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    I predict wind hold.
     
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  8. Neslot

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    24-48 hours? or is most of the goodness coming Monday onwards
     
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    Hi CC. Do you predict this all weekend, or just tomorrow?
     
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  10. Claude Cat

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    I've been putting both.
    IMO
    Friday/Saturday is a clipper. Better in the south 15-20cm at this stage. Cold system, good down to 1100m.
    Windy though.

    Monday/Tuesday is big. 40-80cm - higher elevations will do better. Initially warmer on Monday (1600m and above) but the snow level drops as the system moves through. Monday appears to be quite windy too.
     
  11. skiflat

    skiflat Old n' Crusty

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    If CC is calling a 3 foot storm then WOW

    Mon/Tue looks good

    I am not set on Friday/Saturday either
     
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    Freeze levels over Vic alps on 00Z GFS drop from 2000m to 1400m overnight Friday, but by then it dries up.

    Monday night -Wednesday has the potential for 30-40cm IMO.
     
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    [​IMG]

    Very much a clipper but totals look good
     
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    Wind hold Saturday do you think CC?
     
  15. Claude Cat

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    Saturday should be ok IMO

    [​IMG]
     
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  16. Donza

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    850 temps look passable for friday night

    hence why snow rather than rain is forecast.
     
  17. Donza

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    Saturday looks to be clearing fast with moderate winds.
     
  18. Claude Cat

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    IMO Friday system clears off before it warms up.

    GFS backing away on moisture levels for Friday to Saturday.

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  19. Donza

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    IMO i'd put more faith in axs
     
  20. Claude Cat

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    I'll put more faith in EC [​IMG]
    CMC is showing only a dusting for Friday IMO
     
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  21. Donza

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    Or Jane?- she is being very bullish..
    You putting your faith in jane?
     
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    ^^A Jane doubter! Burn him, burn him!!!!!!!!!!
     
  23. Karicta

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    Clipper schmipper

    The nw feed is on a collision course for the vic resorts IMO

    I wouldn't be confident if not for Jane though
     
  24. Donza

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    I'm somewhere between
    More than GFS and EC (cc) and less than jane
    15-20cm to 1500 with 65kmph winds
    clearing out fast.
     
  25. Claude Cat

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    Stay on topic.
     
  26. Claude Cat

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    Isn't that what I predicted above? Although I think it will be cooler than that.

     
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    Not really sold on good moisture, as for snow or r@#n after the frozen wet stuff falling from the sky at Hotham on Saturday Arvo Im struggling to see marginal temps turn to snow. It was minus 2 or 3 heading back to camp on Saturday and we were covered in molten ice. hence my novice attempt at the above prediction.
     
  28. Claude Cat

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    00UTC UKmet somewhere between GFS and AXS (this morning) for Friday. I expect EC to be similar.
    IMO
     
  29. Neslot

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    bom nsw doesn't sound positive about snow till Monday.
     
  30. Claude Cat

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    That's because it's a clipper. Tomorrow will definitely favour Vic & Tasmania. So long as it's cold enough.
    IMO
     
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  31. skiflat

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    13 tomorrow in MEL is good
    18 Saturday and next week in MEL is not good
     
  32. The Plowking

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    Struggling to see 18 on sat for melb myself.
    Maybe Sunday.
    Friday temps.... Hmmmmm.
    Not convinced. Lots of prefrontal that may not be cold enough imo.
     
  33. Claude Cat

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    00 UTC EC shows clipper tomorrow, dry by Saturday.
    Slightly worried about the 850s tomorrow.

    Lots of moisture Monday.
    IMO
     
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    Kind of like eastern USA/canada. Warm uppers, cold surface temps last wknd
     
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    All very confused
     
  36. Claude Cat

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    IMO I revise tomorrow down to 10cm above 1500m in the south, and a dusting in NSW.
    (Based on latest EC run)
     
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    Cold pool hanging around falls and hotham

    A lot of warming required for it to fall clear, don't think it will

    Cloud intensifying in northern bight. Break away stream heading more north?

    Still can't see why Jane isn't right, although the upper end of her prediction is a long way from the models...

    IMO.
     
  38. Claude Cat

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    Friday is just a side show IMO
    Monday's where's it at.
    Concern to me is that the freeze level will be 1800m for a fair part of the moisture band on Monday,.
    Generally not a great set of updates this afternoon.
     
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    Personally I am struggling to read Friday, Jane's prediction took it from sideshow to a potential real event

    But IMO Tuesday more interesting than Monday
     
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  40. Claude Cat

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    Looks to me that it's drying out quite fast on Tuesday (EC) IMO.
     
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    CMC, TWC and GFS v AXS and EC on timing

    So, you are prob backing the right horse
     
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    Jane still likes tomorrow calling 20-40cm perhaps more........
     
  44. Claude Cat

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    Yeh kind of happy that the moisture for tomorrow has backed off.
     
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    It'll be alright guys have some faith.
     
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    I'm on it, the tropical stream is more WNW instead of the usual NW feed. We're looking at a longer stream of 'direct-hit' moisture, and cold seeing as most of the feed has missed the red centre. IMO
     
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    Will NSW resorts miss out today and will we see it favor VIC resorts - Donz, CC?
     
  48. Claude Cat

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    Looking at the radar, they (NSW) should do ok IMO
    Looking a lot more promising that last night.
     
  49. Donza

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    Underwhelming nsw bom is wrong imo
     
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    I'm sticking with my original 20/25cm for Buller, radar and temps looking good, rain band is definitely further north than I thought it would be.