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The Great Summer Hotplate

Discussion in 'General & World' started by nfip, Dec 1, 2018.

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  1. Snow Blowey

    Snow Blowey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    And capturing any water from the natural environment for commercial use is plain bad and unacceptable to the green leaning folk.
     
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    SMSkier One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    And then, after the little storm, nature throws this at us from around the verandah. Sometimes, you just have to take a deep breath, relax and appreciate it.....



     
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  3. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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  4. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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  5. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Don't seen many aeroplanes in that pic
     
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  6. piolet

    piolet Better make it three Ski Pass: Gold

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    Not surprised

     
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  7. piolet

    piolet Better make it three Ski Pass: Gold

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    Was a cracker
     
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  8. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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  9. Seafm

    Seafm Too far from the snow Ski Pass: Gold

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    That is an insane amount of rain for a single weather event. If the dam had been at a miserable 16% like it was this time last year I'm sure the outcome would have been less catastrophic. Anyway what left of this event has finally moved back north. Should be gone by Sunday night.
     
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  10. Kletterer

    Kletterer Thredbo Doughnut Tragic Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Frontogenesis heading for Melbourne.
     
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  11. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Bugger-all in it. Cape Otway only picked up 0.6mm. And Colac nada.
    Cooler air is there though. Cape Otway currently on a mild 13C.
     
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  12. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    12th Feb still there on EC & GFS, lets see if it hangs in there after this front today (whether it verifies or not):
    [​IMG]
     
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  13. Kletterer

    Kletterer Thredbo Doughnut Tragic Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    EC deep layer plot shows plenty of increase in wind speed with altitude. Nice tight Vorticity pattern is still there too- like an ice skater when they spin and pull arms in close- velocity increases.
     
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  14. Ubiquitous Steve

    Ubiquitous Steve A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Wtf.....it’s raining in Melb!!
     
  15. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yep, and it's about to stop too...
     
  16. doogasnow

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    Nice rain band just starting to hit me over the past 15min. Looks fairly thick, hopefully get the 10mm that was forecast.

    Temp drop from 15c to now 12c
     
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  17. doogasnow

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    I reckon we’d be up to about 3 or 4mm now. Been so long since we’ve had a proper shower of rain!
     
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  18. Bluebird

    Bluebird One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    It rained consistently in South Yarra for a good 45 minutes this morning. It started just as I got underway with a run around the Tan and finished just as I got back to my street! :(LOL
     
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  19. Snowy Joey

    Snowy Joey One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    7mm in the Dandenongs, dropped to 11c, now back to 13c. Few more showers incoming on the radar.
     
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  20. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    Last half of my morning ride was very wet.
     
  21. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Any one brave enough to be submitting Mount Kosc this arvo might be in for a flurrie or two.
     
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  22. doogasnow

    doogasnow One of Us

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    Currently 2.4c at Baw Baw with more precip on the way. Maybe some wet snow flurries? Have to be close.
     
  23. Kletterer

    Kletterer Thredbo Doughnut Tragic Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Apparent temp at Mt. William is minus 3.3
     
  24. doogasnow

    doogasnow One of Us

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    Yep it’s cool klett.
    Baw Baw the lowest it’s been now at
    2.2c.
    Another band about to hit there now
     
  25. nfip

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    meanwhile " pre-frontal "
    30 degs or so ...NNW only about 10 - 15kts but will increase as per ^

    Updated Marine Wind Warning Summary for New South Wales
    Issued at 10:47 am EDT on Saturday 9 February 2019
    for the period until midnight EDT Sunday 10 February 2019.

    Wind Warnings for Saturday 9 February
    Gale Warning for the following areas:
    Sydney Coast, Illawarra Coast, Batemans Coast and Eden Coast

    Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
    Sydney Closed Waters, Byron Coast, Coffs Coast, Macquarie Coast and Hunter Coast
     
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  26. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    It's got 30knot winds at 850 to help it. Very slim chance IMO.
     
  27. nfip

    nfip Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Satellite paints a bewtifull frothworthy wintery image.
     
  28. doogasnow

    doogasnow One of Us

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    10mm up here(strezleckis) from that front. Very welcome, best rain in a month and half up here
     
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  29. DiscoStuAU

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    Melbourne has had just over 4mm in the city. I'm wearing a light jumper and it's bloody glorious.
     
  30. SnakesnLadders

    SnakesnLadders Hard Yards

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    Buller down to 1.5c
     
  31. SMSkier

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    Blowing a gale at Moonbah with rain in the far distance towards the border. But looks to be heading this way!

    Left Thredbo about 45 mins ago. It was cold, overcast and a little light rain-but not much. Did not feel like Summer :love:. But that didn’t deter folks from attending the craft beer stands!! :emoji_beers:



     
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  32. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    30 degrees.

    About to swim at beach..

    Lovely
     
  33. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    This just scoots through the harbour, deteriorated to a light shower at the coast now lifting again out to sea.
     
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  34. Kletterer

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    A fair bit of activity between Moree and Port Stephens atm.
     
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  35. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Bit of a nudge up on cold air for GFS on Tuesday night. Looks like we might see a flurry above 1400m after all IMO.
     
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    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Textbook explosive anvil over Glouster upper hunter region RN.
     
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  38. Kletterer

    Kletterer Thredbo Doughnut Tragic Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Nothing Meridonial about the movement in this Isentropic plot. Its been that way for several days . Expect a touch of Winter
     
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  39. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    This Cell has moved offshore and producing the wildest anvil crawlers i’ve seen in while. It make for good time lapse photos if I made an effort RN.
    But alas I am few king browns deep.
     
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    Pretty cool shot of Uluru:

     
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    DiscoStuAU One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    FWIW Hotham just dropped below zero. First time for mainland Australia since 2018? All other locations appear to be above zero for now.

     
  42. teckel

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    Is that all? It only suggesting up to 24mm for here. We had steady rain the whole day with only a couple of shorter dry periods. OTOH, there is no official records kept for here - have to rely on farmers for the real thing. But I would have thought more like 30-35mm here.
     
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    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Like a pebble stuck in a roller conveyor....
     
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    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Snow to easily to 1000m for Tas Tuesday night IMO.
    Temps looks well stacked.
    -29C @ 500mb. GTFO.
     
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    Pleasant sleep was had.
    Cool clear gorgeous morning
     
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    Felt Autumn like on my run this morning.
    Fingers crossed for no more heatwaves and we can get into the best time of the year (Autumn) early this year.
     
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    GS A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    We had 22mm, so nice to see the ground still wet 24hrs on. Grass has already taken on a green tinge.
     
  48. Kletterer

    Kletterer Thredbo Doughnut Tragic Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    DGZ for South West Tassie.
     
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    Boyles law working nicely at 00Z Tues. Dipping below the 5 degree mark at 780 metre elevation plus some lovely yellow shading there indicating adiabatic cooling.
     
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    Even more DGZ depth over Vic alps!
     
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