Mega Thread Spring Weather discussion thread

Discussion in 'Alpine & Snow' started by Nidecker, Sep 25, 2015.

  1. Edgecrusher

    Edgecrusher Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Awesome. Something similar with horses at Flemington?
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  2. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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  3. Chowder11

    Chowder11 Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    View to the north towards the city from Cheltenham (Taken with Iphone).
    Its darker and scarier than the pic represents.

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  4. Claude Cat

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  5. The Plowking

    The Plowking Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Chicken.
     
  6. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yeah it got super dark here when it hit. Will get real. Which is good as there's a few acres in Cheltenham that I frequent that could do with an inch or two of rain.
     
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    Prime cattle country
     
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  8. Chowder11

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    Yep our gardens around the site are looking terrible, but will be much better in the next few days.
     
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  10. Chowder11

    Chowder11 Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Has hit here.
    Not much in terms of thunder, had one small rumble.
    Rainfall is heavy heavy.

    No tornado's
     
  11. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    Got to be happy about that.
     
  12. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Eased here now.
     
  13. Edgecrusher

    Edgecrusher Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    I dunno.
    I reckon there's some suburbs of Melbourne where a tornado could do quite a few million's worth of improvements to.
     
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  14. Claude Cat

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    Still plenty brewing in the north, I think we'll see some more later today.
     
  15. Chowder11

    Chowder11 Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    You'd think so.

    Seeing a tornado is on my Bucket list.
    Might save me a trip and some time and money to central America. (I'd rather go skiing)
     
  16. mr

    mr Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    dust devils and willy willys will do me
     
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  17. Claude Cat

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    VicRoads ‏@VicRoads 3m3 minutes ago

    Number of roads flooded after heavy rainfall. Montague St, Sth Melb - Mt Alexander Rd, Travancore - Dudley St, West Melb #victraffic
     
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  18. Edgecrusher

    Edgecrusher Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Ugh, can imagine Mt alexander road there under city link where the creek is would be a real pain.
     
  19. CarveMan

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    Yeah that Dudley St underpass would be a ripper too.
     
  20. CarveMan

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    Yeah I've got a schmancy cocktail party this evening - think we might be inside.
     
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    Running out of steam by bonbeach
     
  22. Ubiquitous Steve

    Ubiquitous Steve A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Bears are hoping Kittens not affected this evening...close to Sth Melb Market ...
    :p
     
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  24. Edgecrusher

    Edgecrusher Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    And always the retards that try driving through floodwaters.
    They do realise that there are other ways to get around that area without going through there, don't they?
     
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    Bro it's a Volvo.
     
  26. mr

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    must get that coffee from the SM market!

    suns back out in west melb
     
  27. mr

    mr Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    i rode my pushy through 4 inches of water under mount road this morning

    yes im a retard too
     
  28. Edgecrusher

    Edgecrusher Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Hehe, i reckon it'd be fun on the bike!
    the above pic has around 30cms of water. I wouldn't say I'd be game taking my car through that much water, that's for sure.
     
  29. Edgecrusher

    Edgecrusher Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yarrawonga radar still showing the goods. nice cell just intensified east of Echuca.
     
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  30. Chowder11

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    Add the sun thats out now, i'm expecting a nice round three later this evening.
     
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  31. mr

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    yep....so many times have people been stuck under montague st
     
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    I just got caught out in the last storm driving towards Caulfield. Hit a couple of flooded patches on Dandenong Road.
     
  33. bdenny4

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    Just drove 30km/hr on the Monash to get to the airport - not fun at all.
    Light traffic with big trucks that think they can still do over the speed limit with basically no visibility.
    Scary and almost turned around, but it was too late as I was passed the Yarra exit and so was committed.
    Going through the tunnel was the scariest - heavy rain (crrrrrrrrr) ........sillence (............).......heavy rain(crrrrrrrrrr). Almost got thrown back in my seat from the shock, even though I was expecting it.

    I' here and hopefully my flight leaves on time - most are delayed
     
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  34. mr

    mr Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    id expect the monash to shut down tonight with some kind of nuts accident. i hate that road, 3 trucks side by side doing 110. just nuts
     
  35. Claude Cat

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    Round 3 heading in around Bendigo and Seymour.
    Wondering if we'll get the force field effect to stop it?
     
  36. Claude Cat

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  37. Donza

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    VIC BOM have never had to forecast this many storms.... thats evident
     
  38. mr

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    my mate in the streamflow forecasting dept will be busy....

    moonee ponds was pumping this morn
     
  39. mr

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    was almost worth cracking out the stand up paddleboard...... except for the shopping trolleys and dogshit
     
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    Drove from Thomastown to the city at 2.30 this afternoon...didn't see and tornadoes, just heavy rain/wind.
    Drove out at 4pm under Dudley st ...no problem.
    Lets see what round 3 brings.
     
  41. Edgecrusher

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    Heating going on this arvo but the force field appears to be hindering those storms marching further South
     
  42. Chowder11

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    Super impressive skyline behind the city on my arvo Elwood beach run. Looks like cloud formations you would see in a tropical environment.
    But it doesn't appear to have enough juice to pass through that Kilmore force field currently.
    Sun and humidity is still there though.
     
  43. Edgecrusher

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    Driving home toward the setting sun was impressive too
     
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  44. Claude Cat

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    New STW up for Melbourne
     
  45. mr

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    nw queensland has been getting love from this for 5 or 6 days now
     
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    mr Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    tell me about the kilmore forcefield...is that the melbourne basin doing its thing or a seabreeze push off?
     
  47. Donza

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    I'm just about to get my dues
     
  48. Kletterer

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    Heavy rain Here in Kambah ACT
     
  49. Chowder11

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    no seabreeze. Just the topography causing the forcefield.
    Main resin why severe Thunderstorms are pretty rare in Melbourne
     
  50. Donza

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    Indeed.
    Same here in the gong.
    as opposed to sydders.