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SE AUS Spring Weather/Storms thread.

Discussion in 'Weather' started by Vermillion, Oct 3, 2010.

  1. Ubiquitous Steve

    Ubiquitous Steve A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Camp Mulhe had lots rain sat night as i huddled in my dome tent.Rained steadily for good nine hours sat night no thunder/lightening though.Probably 4/5 inches o/n.Wind was steady but not turbulent mild temps Rds handling heavy rain well cos of extensive veg up to rd edge.Campsite got good natural drainage no need for table drains.Fire big burnt most of sat night.A big blazer!!!Bit damp up there in NE at moment. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  2. glug1

    glug1 Hard Yards

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    "Bendigo must be rejoicing?"

    You could say that... they had the police out at the spillway to direct the traffic because so many people were out there for a bo-peep. [​IMG]
     
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  3. Ubiquitous Steve

    Ubiquitous Steve A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    What are chances of a M F heavy rainfall event over Thompson catchment.Are the Baw Baws deflecting the passing rainclouds??Can Upper Yarra Dam send water to the Thompson??
     
  4. skiflat

    skiflat Old n' Crusty

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    Thomson is at the top, so water can only go OUT of it [​IMG]

    Sugarloaf
    Maroondah
    O'Shannassy

    All 100% full

    They can pump/release some more into Silvan which is 90% full and then from there to Cardinia, but it takes ages.....
     
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  5. Vermillion

    Vermillion Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Very windy in Melbourne today, and wind coming from the E and clouds moving westwards, it's weird it doesnt happen often.
     
  6. Ubiquitous Steve

    Ubiquitous Steve A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yes wind very strong from East as came down Hume Hwy passing through Euroa:was full on last night about 10pm.Diesel was getting a buffeting thought nasty tornado might be comming after me!!Thanks s/d for dam report.Now we all waiting for wed and after wards for next monsoon thingee!!
     
  7. ice_man

    ice_man One of Us

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    I know... it doesn't seem so strange for me looking east for rain clouds, given I've been in Queensland all week [​IMG]

    And a nice big bout of tropical weather on it's way, by the looks of things.
     
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  8. Snow Blowey

    Snow Blowey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    would have passed you steve as i fuelled up at Euroa Shell around 10.30pm. Very windy. Car was all over the road. Initially i thought i was getting tired but when i got out to fuel up i worked out why the car was moving around.
     
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  9. The Plowking

    The Plowking Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Its a dirty horrible wind in Vic.
     
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  10. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    Hate the easterly. Not good for anything.
    As the fishos will tell you, Wind from the East, brings the least. I'd have to agree.
     
  11. Vermillion

    Vermillion Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Wind from the East makes fishing anywhere in the ports pretty much impossible (save some areas near Tankerton in WP). Disgusting ive been out in wind against tide Easterly up the top end and it was some of the worst fishing weather ive ever seen.

    Looks very wet again next Tuesday/Wednesday according to both GFS and AXS. Again not a strong cold front more a cut off low + trough at this stage.
     
  12. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    The weather is very hard to predict at the moment.
    EC (for Melbourne) has a couple of mm for Wed, 5mm Thursday, 6mm Friday, 17mm Sunday, 8mm Monday.

    GFS has a massive amount of rain for the entire SE over next 180 hours
    [​IMG]

    The test in Adelaide looks to be rain affected in the latter stages.
    Farmers must be tearing their hair out - now too much rain.
     
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  13. Rush

    Rush Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Australia, QLD and NSW are all tracking towards one of the wettest years on record. Flood warning people are keeping a close eye on the next week. Severe crop damage has already been reported.
     
  14. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    Wetest spring for Melbourne in 18 years

    I suspect Bendigo and the NE it's been a whole lot wetter.

    Indeed the article says this ...
     
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  15. skiflat

    skiflat Old n' Crusty

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    GFS & ACCESSG - Going for yet another wet weekend.

    My tanks are full, and they overflowed last weekend.

    I have nowhere to put the water [​IMG]

    What a waste
     
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  16. ice_man

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    Here in South Gippsland no records have been broken (or even close) - but rainfall still a tad above average. Nice change from the drought years. East of about Traralgon I hear it's a different story.
     
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  17. Vermillion

    Vermillion Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    I wonder how many trees have come down in the past 48 hours? All this wind after the ground is so wet, and the wind is from the East so not the normal direction, I reckon some big ones could come down soon.
     
  18. Stratus

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    Bottle it and make lemonade.
     
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  19. Stratus

    Stratus A Local

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    Had a fairly moderate size branch fall down in our yard the other night. I heard the SES got a lot of calls.
     
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  20. The Plowking

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    Ahh but they have had plenty of rain when we have missed out over the past 4 years due to ECL's. Sale and east often misses out on the drifters that come from the W-NW
    2011 may trend back to more fronts and then 2012 is the year of the SW front I reckon. A 2m+ season.
    Ask PG - he knows...
     
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  21. glug1

    glug1 Hard Yards

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    Bendigo got about 350mm, a record Spring (wetter than some years)

    November was the 5th month this year to be the wettest on record.
     
  22. Vermillion

    Vermillion Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Very wet in NSW today, looks like the northern sections of VIC should get a good soaking again today.

    Good systems lined up for Mon/Tues next week then Thurs/Fri aswell.
     
  23. Ubiquitous Steve

    Ubiquitous Steve A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    a.t. went for walkies around Mt Macedon last evening and lots trees newly chained sawed after falling across roads.Wondering if result of violent thunderstorm or as you noticed wind from East with wet soils.
     
  24. Undies

    Undies Premature Pool Room Person Ski Pass: Gold

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    Has been positively Melbournian in Sydney today. Constant and fairly heavy rain since sunrise here at Manly.
     
  25. Donza

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    I'd say positivley Queensland..

    it feels so humid

    smell the ocean today? its super strong in the city...its like the storm water is being backwashed up the pipes....
     
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  26. Claude Cat

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  27. Vermillion

    Vermillion Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    You bum I wanted to start one! [​IMG]
     
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  28. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    You had plenty of time! [​IMG]
     
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  29. The Plowking

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    [​IMG]
    Melbourne 2010 anyway.
    We get showers here usually, not rain
     
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