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Observations September 25th - 27th

Discussion in 'Alpine & Snow' started by nfip, Sep 25, 2016.

  1. nfip

    nfip Cold n' Rusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Ripped from Vic Storm Chasers.
    Kelvin-Helmoltz clouds at Paddys River ACT
     
  2. blackice

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    Been raining steadily since lunchtime but a short and heavy snowfall in PV just now. Back to sunshine for the moment
     
  3. Seafm

    Seafm Too far from the snow Ski Pass: Gold

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    Did I call it quits too early then?
     
  4. blackice

    blackice One of Us

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    Not sure, were you here?

    It's been dry since the snowfall. Heavy clouds still lingering but the sun is breaking through pretty frequently.
     
  5. Seafm

    Seafm Too far from the snow Ski Pass: Gold

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    I pulled the pin when that shower came through about 2pm. Still got two more days though:D
     
  6. teckel

    teckel Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Why no predictions thread for this period? BOM's forecasting white stuff for LM over the next 2 days.
     
  7. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    I guess everyone has lost interest. Looking like 5-10cm through Wednesday.
     
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  8. teckel

    teckel Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Lost interest over 5-10cm? That would have been epic last month for LM. A shocking, shocking winter.
     
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  9. Seafm

    Seafm Too far from the snow Ski Pass: Gold

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    How far north?
     
  10. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    NSW resorts should get some.
     
  11. Seafm

    Seafm Too far from the snow Ski Pass: Gold

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    Sounds good to me:)
     
  12. Jellybeans

    Jellybeans not woke enough Ski Pass: Gold

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    Looks alright to get the snow surface ready from a dump. Definitely good from a LM perspective.
     
  13. teckel

    teckel Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Trouble is, every system this winter favoured the northern resorts.There were none that came directly from the south. The one above is no exception.Coming from the south too far west, then dumping r*** from the NW :(
     
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  14. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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  15. glengary

    glengary One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Absolutely. As they say in the footy " Always next year ". If the area can survive financially until then.
     
  16. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    Some small cells working their way through Melbourne. Could be building.
     
  17. Chowder11

    Chowder11 Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Is it going to hold off for me to go for an arvo run at 5:15ish?
     
  18. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    50/50 if you get stuck under one of those small cells.
    Just had a 5 or so minutes of moderately heavy rain here in St Kilda rd, but the sun is back out.
     
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  19. Team Weasel

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    Just had a few cms on feathertop. Clearing a bit now but might have some more inbound later.
     
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    Chowder11 Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Cheers, ill check the radar when I get home and see if I can get a 30 minute window
     
  21. Tanuki

    Tanuki Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    What's it like up there?
     
  22. NewTurns

    NewTurns One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    I observe it is gusty and lightly snowing and sleeting in the Ramsheads....cold.
     
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  23. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    Looks like a rain band will hit melbourne between 5 & 6pm.
     
  24. Edgecrusher

    Edgecrusher Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Looks like the heaviest rain is gonna pass over the bay and miss the CBD.
     
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  25. Chowder11

    Chowder11 Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Raining good like now in Elwood.
    Got my run in just in time, could see the dark coming over the bay.

    Nice band developed behind the initial rain, has a nice sweep to it
     
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  26. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    Pouring in Canterbury
     
  27. Team Weasel

    Team Weasel One of Us

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    Pretty ordinary with low vis. Got some good skiing in. Next week should be good.
     
  28. snowgum

    snowgum One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    I agree - ESP for the smalls.

    In fact I can't remember a good consistent season (ie 2-3 months) at LMtn or BB in the last Decade. 'A' good month perhaps but not 'season'.

    ...the thin edge of the CC Wedge?? Perhaps?

    ...your know of course it's the end of the season - it's snowing today! At least at Buller!!

    ...hang in there Tecks - we're well overdue a goodie. ⛷
     
  29. teckel

    teckel Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Is the longitude of the lows connected with CC? Latitude - I agree.But longitude?
     
  30. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    If you've noticed systems have been peaking over WA this year. I suspect that's more to do with the Indian Ocean dipole, but who really knows.
    IMO a traditional winter will see systems peak over WA early and then tend to peak over the SE later in winter.
    But what's a traditional winter these days?
     
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  31. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    Heavy rain here in Canterbury for the last hour or so. 10mm in quick time.
     
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    Wally One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Echo the same observation here in Frankston. And the temp has dropped too
     
  33. Seafm

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    There was sago on and off all day today at Perisher.
     
  34. Jellybeans

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    Got a bit of rain in Tolmie- looks heavier down in Melbourne judging from the radar
     
  35. jungfrau

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    Yep , pissing down!
     
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    Really intensified as it crossed the city.
     
  37. shauno

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    Pretty clear cold night generally in Canberra. Spotted Venus earlier and I think Jupiter with my 10x binos can usually spot 4 moons around Jupiter with my 60x spotting scope but couldnt keep the binos still.
     
  38. Tanuki

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    Good solid 4hrs of rain in St Kilda
     
  39. jungfrau

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    Hotham looks white this morning...
     
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  40. DbSki

    DbSki Old n' Crusty

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    Buller too
     
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    10cm in Falls
     
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  42. Scott No Mates

    Scott No Mates One of Us

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    @Warlock_01 - that's what is on the table next to Halleys. Must be nicer up top.
     
  43. chris9753

    chris9753 First Runs

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    Dinner Plain this morning
    Must have got close to 10cm overnight
     
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    chris9753 First Runs

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    Whoops.....second time lucky!
     
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    4mm in the gauge in Bendigo... it then cleared and we got a frost that iced over the bird bath. Already the wettest September on record here with plenty still to come.
     
  46. cookieman

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    15 mm overnight in Melbourne's inner NE. Better than expected.
    Emptied out rain gauge with 90 mm so far this month in preparedness for the deluge next few days?
    This September is certainly different to last years.
     
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    Venus yes but not Jupiter tonight as it is conjunction with the sun today.... W
     
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    Snowing nice heavy flakes in Thredbo Village right now.
     
  49. jungfrau

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    Showers and drizzle in camberwell.. Moist
     
  50. Claude Cat

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    Had some solid showers around between 12:30 and 1:30 here in St Kilda rd, but clearing off now.
     
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