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Mega Thread The Great Summer Hotplate

Discussion in 'Weather' started by nfip, Dec 1, 2018.

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  1. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Small hail?
     
  2. nfip

    nfip Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    I didn't talk to her, she rang mum.... think more so the viz and lightning strikes.
    will quiz when she gets home.
    I'd think only small tho - looking at this I thought it's too warm. ??
    uppers not into -ve till all but 4500m
    low level inversion sets up for the sea mist too[​IMG]
     
  3. davidg

    davidg Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    42c out here. Really need one if these storms to develop overhead and cool things off.
     
  4. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yuck
     
  5. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Kiama up-to 45mm off these storms.
    Just under a train
     
  6. SMSkier

    SMSkier One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Visited friends out in Sydney’s West yesterday. Was 40 plus and not much better this morning. Trip back to the mountains was hot till we drove into this on Lake George. Temp dropped from 37 to 20 degrees. Poured rain then we drove out of it..... temp back to 33!!




    By Berridale temps were down to 11.5 degrees and raining. Stopover in Jindy now at a nice 12 degrees. That’s better!!
     
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  7. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    A few very close CTG strikes here in the eastern Subs, light/mod rain but the charges were worthy of severe.
     
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    Snow Blowey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    12 degrees is a bit f a joke at this time of year. I think top of 30 is Goldilocks zone for summer. Hot enough to feel like summer, without being oppressive.
     
  9. SMSkier

    SMSkier One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    My ideal temp in the mountains is 25 degrees if there’s no wind.
     
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  10. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    If you’re down with the flies, you can have 25LOL
     
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  11. nfip

    nfip Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    minus 5 in the mountains.
    25 on the coast.
     
  12. Snow Blowey

    Snow Blowey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Neighbours pool must be 28-30 degrees C without heating. Lovely temperature to stay in for hours. Bit of evaporative cooling by sticking you wet bits out.
     
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  13. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Kiama has copped it
     
  14. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Impressive line of flash.
     
  15. Drewboy

    Drewboy One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yeah getting smashed,power been out for 3 hours.
     
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  16. Kletterer

    Kletterer Thredbo Doughnut Tragic Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Lovely cool rain in Tuggeranong ACT atm.
     
  17. Snow Blowey

    Snow Blowey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Just had a nice 2mm in dubbo and temp drop to 27. Feels cold now.
     
  18. dawooduck

    dawooduck relaxed and comfortable Ski Pass: Gold

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    At last, cool, wet, a little foggy and 12 degrees. It's been a hot 10 days in the shed.
     
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  19. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    From earlier in the week, out Dubbo way:
     
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    IAB A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Below 20C in Sydney this morning, feels glorious.
     
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    Untele-whippet beard stroker Ski Pass: Gold

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    45.8C on the highway going to Newcastle yesterday, helping the boy move furniture into his new uni sharehouse.
    14.4C at home now.
     
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    Snow Blowey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Gotta love the scared wife telling old mate to get in the car as if the dust was going to eat him.

    We had another little dust event on the change last night - but nothing like that.
     
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  23. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Albion Park still flooded.
     
  24. Ubiquitous Steve

    Ubiquitous Steve A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Won’t be good for the air filter!
     
  25. Ubiquitous Steve

    Ubiquitous Steve A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Beautiful day in Melb..sunny warm still....in Gisborne:thumbs:
     
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  26. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Another Southerly change due through Sydney and Southern coastal NSW on Wednesday AM.
    Should be through Sydney ~10/11am.

    We may see some cells pop around CT's and BM's by the afternoon, thanks to some mid-level instability (trough based).
    Sydney MAY see some activity off the BM's by mid-arvo, where there's maturity in the cells.
    Showers, however, are inevitable for the Sydney basin.
    [​IMG]
     
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  27. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    7....
    Brings a return to light northerly winds for the Sydney Coast.
     
  28. Rabid K9

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    Bloody Marble Bar is at it again & feeding heat across the continent.

    Really need a big tropical system to come & sort this early summer mess out.

     
  29. Ubiquitous Steve

    Ubiquitous Steve A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Oh Marble Bar the place for a “fun run”!
     
  30. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Minor flare up in the Lower Hunter RN.
    Radar picking up a 25mm fall amongst it.
     
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  31. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    STW up for NE Victoria and NSW



     
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  32. davidg

    davidg Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Looks humid AF all week out here West of Sydney. Currently 32/23 in Penrith, not much better up the escarpment.
     
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  33. SMSkier

    SMSkier One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Nice cells coming over the range at the moment. Thunder, lightning and some solid rain at 1100 ASL - 10 mins worth here but welcome..... I expect Jindy is getting a fair dose as well......

    EDIT: 7 mm in that 10 mins :thumbs:
     
  34. Ubiquitous Steve

    Ubiquitous Steve A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Holly Molly !
     
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    Kletterer Thredbo Doughnut Tragic Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Thunder, solid rain and ground squalls in Tuggeranong ACT.
     
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    nfip Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    bulls eye. flash bang. squalls.....:eek:
     
  37. Drewboy

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    Incoming,behind saddleback,kiama
     
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  38. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Just for a change
     
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  39. Drewboy

    Drewboy One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    A couple more
     
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    Wearing a light jumper in Melbourne today. What a nice diversion from the heat.

    Looks like we had a touch of rain but not enough to do a lot
     
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    BOM Forecast for Sydney today was 25 its 29 already at 11am more storms this arvo too
     
  42. Ubiquitous Steve

    Ubiquitous Steve A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Perhaps go prepared!Could be a hail storm perhaps!:whistle:
     
  43. Claude Cat

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    Wow. Doing a whole lot better than I had perceived. Especially given we’re in El Niño alert and off the back of a +ive IOD event in spring.
     
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  45. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Hunter Region starting to flare up.
     
  46. nfip

    nfip Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    mizzle / drizzle down Sth Co last hour or so....
     
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    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Funnily enough, we've had the lightest, tinniest, weirdest mizzle (almost like spitting) all day under COMPLETELY blue, clear skies here along coastal Sydney. It's almost like low-level virga - unregisterable precip.
    Very humid and you can see it looking up/down the coast.
    It's been very odd.
     
  48. nfip

    nfip Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    greybird since around lunchtime.
    only light n low but cool and v humid in the 90's
     
  49. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    BoM's 2018 Climate Summary.
    Not a single mention of the snow season.:rolleyes:
     
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  50. nfip

    nfip Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    same again this morn.
    light grey low cloud.
    18 degs. DP at 16.
    illustrated nicely here.
    [​IMG]
     
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