Predictions Predictions: September 13th-17th

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  1. sbm

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    Let's hope spring keeps on trucking all the way to the october long weekend. This coming system looks decent for the Main Range. I suggest 10-20cm above the treeline.

    GFS looking nice.

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    ACCESS warmer and earlier?

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  2. Claude Cat

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    Was looking wet on this morning's EC run, after looking pretty good for a few days.
    IMO
     
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    Mid to late september
    dart board territory.
    Models go on LSD this time of year.
     
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  4. Astro66

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    GFS love.

    R##n 14th. Then 20-25cm 15th-17th, maybe more. Imo. Just in time for my arrival.

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    Any thoughts on the following weekend (19-20)?
     
  6. Claude Cat

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    Nothing much showing up on GFS. Beyond the EC 10 range, but as it's projected, nothing much would be expected.

    IMO
     
  7. Claude Cat

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    14/15 looking fairly weak on EC this afternoon.

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    IMO a bit of prefrontal, with 5-10cm following - as it currently stands.
     
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    Pls tell me you see a massive 1040 high for that weekend and a couple of days either side ;)
     
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    Just kind of nothing, really.

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    EC for Friday
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    Have had to postpone my plans this week , life getting in the way of my life , so now riding this one home with Astro.
    Spag looks OK to me , cold pool etc , but I've got that wrong before.
    AXS modelling also favourable but this far out , and as Donza says its a dartboard so disregard for now.
    Tropopause theta also has recorded a couple of potential nodes 8 & 10 o'clock , I'm a little unsure of exact timing there.
    edit sorry maybe more bbq than prediction.
     
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  12. Donza

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    Looks OK to me
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  13. Astro66

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    Bit of a downgrade on 15th - 17th. So probably more like CC's figures of 10-12cm.

    But 14th looks better alignment of cold pool and precip. So I still think it could be a 20cm+ system.

    Oh BTW. AXS-G seems to confirm. Cant be bothered to post.

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  14. sbm

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    Based on this afternoon's 4 dayer, the weather and wind looks pretty good for this weekend, no worries about camping out saturday or sunday night. Bailing monday morning sounds like a good idea though.

    We'll hopefully just get an overnight freeze on saturday night, at least higher up. The corn snow from now through to sunday will be primo.

    No overnight freeze on sunday night. Monday could be a day to watch the wet & glide avalanche risk.

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    Yeah agree. Should be a cracker this weekend.
     
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    Who cares :cry:
     
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  17. Donza

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    You guys are making me laugh.
    You are trying to dartboard a system at this time of year?
     
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    GFS is a little better today
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    I'm not entirely convinced about this system at this stage, though.
     
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    I LEARNED IT FROM WATCHING YOU!!
     
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    No , I struggle at best of times.
    Have learned never to put any faith in the models.
     
  21. Donza

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    ha....
    Lesson one.... change of seasons = huge variability in models.
    Lesson two... do not look further than 72 hours at this time of year (at models for a result)
    Lesson three... you need 4 consecutive model runs of consistency of a result to forecast a result.
    Lesson four... as @The Plowking 4 day chart. In my mind the last panel of the 4 dayer looks tasty. Well positioned high ..nice fronts and interior of Australia trough.... all these ingredients are good.
     
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    agreed on 4 dayer, good fat high for some touring maybe on weekend
     
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    Not much to suggest it all sliding I agree IMO
     
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    Lows with lows above them don't slide
     
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    His beard would be ned kelly by now
     
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    Feather Sat if yr interested.
     
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    thanks.....maybe just maybe, @Boodwah......you go in from diamantina hut / hotham end or bung or north end?
     
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    Yesterday BOM had snow forecast for Thredbo on Monday and Tuesday (around 7cm each day) and this afternoon they have changed Monday to r**n and Tuesday to 3 cm
     
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    Geez, looks good.
    Baby imminent any day.
    This season's been a write off for me. 2.5 hrs at BawBaw....was enough there!
    Certainly is nice not having had any real rain events this season, especially considering the average depth across the board (excepting Buller!)
    On a brighter note got my certificate of Occupancy yesterday.
    Much snow next season hopefully.
    Probably some prefrontal but nice back end
     
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    CofO is great. yes feeling like we may get a reasonable spring, looking good for 4 or 5 days at hotham with the kids first weekend school holidays. no wash outs yet, and some good freezes coming up. from memory last year the snowpack just sogged out in spring, no good freezes
     
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    Razorback from Diamantina, return day trip. Alpine start - there's a bloke out from Wyoming who wants to do it.
     
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    3 of us heading out to feathertop early friday morning for 2 nights .might see some of you out there
    Sorry for being off topic
     
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    It's the cool boarders beanie on him that I worry about :)

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    Looks like a rain event on EC this evening
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    IMO it will be good ...15-16th on
    The High anchored SW of Perth is perfect
     
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    Sure is borderline. Looks dryer 15-16th imo.
     
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    OT - I'll give you a definitive prediction for Sept 17th.

    I'll be eating ceviché in Ecuador :D

    #dreamingofalaska
     
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    Monday has the moisture & could go either way but improving.
    Tuesday nice SW feed of cool / cold air ?
    Uppers are cold but 850 borderline.
    IMO
    #middleofseptember
     
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    Strong model divergence this morning eh
    Winning GFS
    Not so much AXS
    Will watch this with interest (maybe) from Plaza Major in Madrid next week
     
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    Weakening and warming on EC
    IMO

    Not expecting anything much out of this now.
     
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    and afterwards it's ridge for dayz.

    might dust the creams off and turn up to pre season training...
     
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    Winning.
     
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    rain nor snow? i just dont want a washout
     
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    On EC it's looking at 5-10mm rain at worst, but seems to be decreasing by the run. IMO
     
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    Looks like most outlooks going off it completely for the Tuesday and maybe a little rain on the Monday.
     
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    Ok. My take from GFS and AXS charts.

    14th : Prefrontal rain late in day. Uppers ok, but not cold. 850's look warm.
    15th : Rain turning to snow as uppers remain ok. But 850's cool.
    16th onwards : Sporadic flurries.

    Net gain 8-10cm IMO.
     
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    Looks average on EC
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