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SE AUS Summer Weather: Heatwaves & Storms thread

Discussion in 'Alpine & Southern' started by Claude Cat, Dec 1, 2010.

  1. teckel

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    Re: SE AUS Summer Weather: Heatwaves & Storms thread

    Verm, given the drought has broken, I'd say we'll be OK in terms of wetness. Let's just hope it's cold as well. We often seem to follow the NH in terms of winters (or is it that they follow us). (Not thinking straight today - first day of a really heavy cold) I'm certainly wanting a very cold winter.
     
  2. Stratus

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    Re: SE AUS Summer Weather: Heatwaves & Storms thread

    Has anyone has noticed the cold fronts pushing past way under Aus, over the last few weeks. Good sign IMO.
     
  3. Rush

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    Re: SE AUS Summer Weather: Heatwaves & Storms thread

    [​IMG]

    They've been pushing past way under Australia all summer. Nothing has changed.
     
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  4. Claude Cat

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    Re: SE AUS Summer Weather: Heatwaves & Storms thread

    That's what I thought, I'm trying to remember the last real front that we've got through Melbourne - it was a long time ago.
     
  5. The Plowking

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    Re: SE AUS Summer Weather: Heatwaves & Storms thread

    You need a Mulching mower Verm. Mow once a week.
     
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  6. The Plowking

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    Re: SE AUS Summer Weather: Heatwaves & Storms thread

    Yep.
    2012 is the big one. This years the 50/50 one.
    Based on stupid 20 year old 4 year cycle. No Science
     
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  7. Vermillion

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    Re: SE AUS Summer Weather: Heatwaves & Storms thread

    Maybe I need to hire garden care service to come do it for me [​IMG]
     
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  8. Vermillion

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    Re: SE AUS Summer Weather: Heatwaves & Storms thread

    Yeah im thinking the same. This winter wet and warm with some gluggy big falls mixed in. 2005 but more moisture. Next winter could be the good one.
     
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    Re: SE AUS Summer Weather: Heatwaves & Storms thread

    I feel your pain fellas.... i had to mow my lawn for the second time this season, and it may need another cut before the end of autumn...it's grown like crazy this year

    Zoysia rocks!
     
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  10. The Plowking

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    Re: SE AUS Summer Weather: Heatwaves & Storms thread

    Yeah, go the Zoysia!

    Just checking the surf and noticed Vic might have its first extended period under a high pressure system from end of next week according to all models.
    Prolly wont happen this season...
    Surf/ wind still crap so back to bed
     
  11. Claude Cat

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    Re: SE AUS Summer Weather: Heatwaves & Storms thread

    It feels a little unstable at the moment. I wouldn't be surprised if there's the odd rumble this afternoon.
    Mind you - this morning's bike ride felt very autumnal.
    Thursday looks like a cold and possibly wet day.
     
  12. Rush

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    Re: SE AUS Summer Weather: Heatwaves & Storms thread

    Almost time to break out my winter suits.
     
  13. Claude Cat

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    Re: SE AUS Summer Weather: Heatwaves & Storms thread

    EC seems to have been spot on the money with the overnight rainfall.
    We've had 7.5mm so far.
     
  14. BenLomond Iceman

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    Re: SE AUS Summer Weather: Heatwaves & Storms thread

    a coolish summer in tassie nearly over . Launcestons average for summer of 23.1 degs with a day to go . About 1 degree below average for february.. Almost feels like Autumn now with cooler nights and some cold fronts with week supposed to provide highland snow!
     
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    Re: SE AUS Summer Weather: Heatwaves & Storms thread

    you melbourne people need to get out more. It's heading for 40 degrees in central NSW today and tomorrow. Poor bugger working with me wants to go home to Ballarat tomorrow and surf at warnambool on tuesday. Forecast is for something like 16 down there!
     
  16. The Plowking

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    Re: SE AUS Summer Weather: Heatwaves & Storms thread

    Id take 16 over 40 anytime. I am in the minority tho..
     
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    Re: SE AUS Summer Weather: Heatwaves & Storms thread

    + 1
    Except when it interferers with my fishing.
     
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    Re: SE AUS Summer Weather: Heatwaves & Storms thread

    +2 I would prefer 20-22C though and a light wind with breaking cloud.
     
  19. The Plowking

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    Re: SE AUS Summer Weather: Heatwaves & Storms thread

    Captain funny-man.

    You'd be out of a job in Japan son those guys plough snow like you've never seen.
     
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    Re: SE AUS Summer Weather: Heatwaves & Storms thread

    Weird clump of moisture drifting in from the west, this dumped close to 50mm over the Grampians last night as a storm. Might see a few mm out of this before a band of showers tonight.