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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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    A month of furnace here and then we cop a couple of 11 degree mornings. Amazing how one can crave more heat again so quickly. I was away without a jumper and that 11 degrees felt bloody cold. Not ready for winter just yet.

    Hot day in Sydney today so whole state goes on a total fire ban. Below the january avg max in most places west of the GDR.
     
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  2. davidg

    davidg Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Its more the winds and the high fuel load I would imagine. 30-55km/h Westerly for pretty much the entire state.
     
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  3. DiscoStuAU

    DiscoStuAU One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Change rolling through Melbourne now. City down to 18, 13 down in Geelong.

    No rain in the city yet, all passing to the east
     
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  4. Edgecrusher

    Edgecrusher Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    It's been raining up my end of the CBD!
    It's been great watching the low dark clouds roll quickly across against the backdrop of the buildings. They're absolutely racing across from the SW.
     
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  5. Boodwah

    Boodwah One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Just went outside (Richmond) for lunchtime run and straight back inside!
    Feels like it should be snowing at Baw Baw!
     
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  6. Chowder11

    Chowder11 Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Nice downpour here (Elsternwick) sideways rain.
     
  7. Boodwah

    Boodwah One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Think that Baw Baw will get snow out of this
     
  8. SMSkier

    SMSkier One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Howling winds here in the NSW side of the mountains. BOM indicating Thredbo had a gust of 124 kms. Still quite sunny and mild. Bit of wind chill but not cold. Later maybe.
     
  9. IAB

    IAB A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Useless observation time. At 11.45am, Sydney 32.7C, Melbourne 12.7C.

    Massive 20C difference as the two are only just over 700km apart as the crow flies.
     
  10. Rabid K9

    Rabid K9 One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    I think thats 1119m ASL? That lovely cold rain & the winds still NW.

    Maatsuyker has blown up the barometer, down to 977.3!!
     
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  11. Snowy Joey

    Snowy Joey One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Windy 11c in the Dandenongs. 3.6mm in the can so far.
     
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  12. DiscoStuAU

    DiscoStuAU One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Feels like winter in Melbourne, 12c outside and the wind making it feel more like 8 or 9. Need my winter jacket!!
     
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  13. sbm_

    sbm_ One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    On the NSW RFS site, looks like two fires have flared up on the north west slopes (Tamworth/Armidale/Glen Innes region). Status is "being controlled"
     
  14. IAB

    IAB A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    33.9C and 12.9C now, 21C difference.
     
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  15. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    Got down to 12.7 in Melbourne at noon. Warming back up though, now 15.4, I think we've seen the end of the rain now. Looks like 3-5mm across the metro area, the hills got more, as usual.
     
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  16. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    A flurry likely, accumulation is doubtful, IMO.
    Not much moisture left for Vic TBH.
     
  17. Seafm

    Seafm Too far from the snow Ski Pass: Gold

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    Probably not the right thread for it but this is just too good not to share:love:
     
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  18. sbm_

    sbm_ One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Emergency warning out for the Tingha plateau fire near Inverell NSW.
     
  19. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    More coldies than my Van's Waeco
     
  20. SnowBound

    SnowBound One of Us

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    Glorious satellite porn
     
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  21. nfip

    nfip Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    ground cooling
    * surely it is a thing !
    :out:
     
  22. SMSkier

    SMSkier One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Not sure how I’d describe the winds here but destructive comes to mind.

    No cool air but the wind is driving smaller branches from trees. Power is out. Looks like a tree over the lines closer to town. A few spits of wind driven rain.

    Struggled in the wind and raised dust to get a decent pic....






     
  23. nfip

    nfip Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Sw still at Gabo Island.
    It'sl still a long way off for us slowly baking Cockroaches
     
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  24. Xwing

    Xwing One of Us

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    I was watching the Blue Cow live cam and surely they were snowflakes...even now
     
  25. SnowBound

    SnowBound One of Us

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    Yeah does look a little flakey/sleety
     
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  26. nfip

    nfip Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    It's 7 degrees up top ....10 degs in the Valley.
    Bit sceptical.
    I'm calling SDS.
     
  27. Kletterer

    Kletterer Thredbo Doughnut Tragic Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Quite a lot of dust around ACT
     
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  28. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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  29. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Thredbo Top station is wet AF.
    It's an illusion with the sketch frame rates of YouTube Live.
     
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  30. Kletterer

    Kletterer Thredbo Doughnut Tragic Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Warm ?
     
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  31. Scoober

    Scoober One of Us

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    Only got to 36 today in Gosford, 2 below the forecasted 38. Relatively comfortable for a hot day as Humidity was below 15% . Just spent and hour walking one of the kids to swim squad and barely raised a sweat.
     
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  32. nfip

    nfip Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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  33. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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  34. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Oh yeah, tepid AF too. @ 9.5C.
    Just flagging why it 'looks' like snow
     
  35. Seafm

    Seafm Too far from the snow Ski Pass: Gold

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    You'll like this.
     
  36. SMSkier

    SMSkier One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    It’s warm here on the Lee side and I reckon the winds stronger locally than in the resort if the BOM for PV is right. Had some remaining apples that the birds had not torn into however most of the netting is gone now.

     

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    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Snow-bearing clouds evident over Liawenee, Tas (~1000m) this arvo.
    +3.2C there at the time of this frame.
     
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  38. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Buller's done alright today.
    27mm since 9am.
     
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  39. Kayden

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    Strange looking clouds under a cold clear sky down here in northern Tas.
     

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  40. nfip

    nfip Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Southerly just hit the Sth Co. / Illawarra
     
  41. Majikthise

    Majikthise Sage Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    And you have a fire at woodburn again
     
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  42. nfip

    nfip Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Have quite a few friends around there.....
     
  43. rocketboy

    rocketboy One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    from the BOM stations it looks to have reached Jervis Bay - hopefully reaches us in next 20-30 mins
     
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    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Garden variety 'coldie'. Mature and precipitous.
    Cumulonibus incus (aka. thunder storm).
    Are you about to cop it just North of Cradle Mountain? Should fall apart quickly.
     
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    nfip Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    21 degs and it's niiiiice .
     
  46. Lady Penelope

    Lady Penelope One of some lot ... Ski Pass: Gold

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    A horrible windy day in Canberra with dust everywhere.

     
  47. Trail Blazer

    Trail Blazer Part of the Furniture

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    Still 33C at Sydney Airport and 32C on the Harbour
     
  48. rocketboy

    rocketboy One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Just arrived as I cracked open my last Pocari Sweat. I so miss living in Japan.
     
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    nfip Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    it's my preferred rehydrator when over there.
     
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