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Mega Thread The Sizzling Summer Smoker!

Discussion in 'Alpine & Snow' started by Vermillion, Dec 1, 2015.

  1. dibl0c

    dibl0c coolstorydibloc™ Ski Pass: Gold

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    Monsoonal in Radelaide this morning. I just snuck out. :D
     
  2. Snow Blowey

    Snow Blowey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Looks like the heat returns next week just in time for me to be working and camping outdoors at Tibooburra.
     
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  3. Vermillion

    Vermillion Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Just in time for me to get on a plane and go to Japan. All is well.
     
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    ice_man One of Us

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    Little bit of rain tonight/tomorrow morning then some nice (boring) weather for the weekend. At least most of SE Aus got a decent drink last week with the storms.

    I'm going to find it VERY difficult to stay motivated this week :D
     
  5. rocketboy

    rocketboy One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    had to look up Tobooburra - sure looks islolated how there in far NW NSW - but it has an AWS
    http://www.bom.gov.au/products/IDN60801/IDN60801.95485.shtml

    Which shows a bit of rain in recent weeks and temps that would leave us coasties for dead in the shade letalone the midday sun.
     
  6. Snow Blowey

    Snow Blowey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Will be in the 40's all next week by the look of it. The killer out there is the hot nights, something us dubbonias don't have to deal with. Going to suck more so given the rather cool temperatures of the last week or so.

    Luckily i'll be camped somewhere near a 30kVa genset so thinking i will take a portable air conditioner with me for the tent.
     
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  7. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    Looks like winter stationary highs are not new ;)

    [​IMG]
     
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  8. GS

    GS Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Whoa, you'll need a stretcher bed out there to get off the ground.....Tibooburran summers the ground stays hot all night long...like sleeping with the electric blanket on high.
     
  9. Claude Cat

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    Angus_McCrory Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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  11. Vermillion

    Vermillion Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    I assume the work will be taken up by AWS and the like? Maybe it will be compiled back at head office in Perf?
     
  12. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    Lets avoid the GW discussion here. ;)
     
  13. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    They would have had AWS for a long time now. What do these staff do now? I presume it's stuff the AWS can't do?
     
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  14. Vermillion

    Vermillion Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Dont be so sure. It's a government job, they could have been sucking up the gravy train for decades before someone audited them and figured it out.
     
  15. Donza

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    Looked different on the 12z run
     
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  16. Snow Blowey

    Snow Blowey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Cheers for the tip. Purchased one this arvo. :thumbs:
     
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  17. GS

    GS Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Legit business expense too! :)
     
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  18. Snow Blowey

    Snow Blowey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Now to get me some snow gauging duties. In areas only accessible on skis, and steep slopes. Maybe i could afford that tele setup i've always wanted.
     
  19. Vermillion

    Vermillion Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    I havent heard many people ask to become disabled before.
     
  20. Seafm

    Seafm Too far from the snow Ski Pass: Gold

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  21. rocketboy

    rocketboy One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    yr.no has it cooling down again week after around the 16/17 - long way off to be locked in - but given January - a couple of weeks of summer daze is being well received on the south coast - IMO.
     
  22. Telemark Phat

    Telemark Phat Pass the butter Ski Pass: Gold

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    Snowboarders.
     
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  23. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    Nobody talking about the Perth heatwave?

    Sunday 40.4
    Monday 42.1
    Tuesday 42 forecast (41 at 11 am)
    Wednesday 42 forecast
    Thursday 40 forecast

    Cooling down to 36 on Friday! :D

    Last time Perth had 4 consecutive days in the 40s was 1933.
    Talk about a furnace.
     
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  24. Claude Cat

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    Angus_McCrory Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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  26. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    Perth has had 40 today.
    That's 4 days running.
     
  27. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    Vic BOM expecting a cool week next week, with average temps up to 7C below long term averages.
     
  28. Snow Blowey

    Snow Blowey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Been warm out in tibooburra. @GS. Swag on stretcher going well. No breeze tonight so will be a good test.
    Have been having late afternoon bath in a drum of water. Very nice way to finish the day.
     
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    GS Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    I'd like to say pics or it didn't happen but dont want bath shots breaking the interweb
     
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  30. Snow Blowey

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    Damn hot out here still. Thought today was cooler than yesterday but still managed 42. last night and tonight still 40 odd at 8 pm. About to jump in the drum.
     
  31. GS

    GS Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yep that's hot.
    Sleeping ok? We found it took a few nights to acclimatise
     
  32. Snow Blowey

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    Sleeping very well due to stretcher. Has been nice breeze most nights also. Have to get up regularly through the night though for the job. Getting a bit over the alarm noise.
     
  33. Snow Blowey

    Snow Blowey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Low 20's and windy today. Got a jumper on and still cool. Bit different to the last week.
     
  34. Claude Cat

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    Snow in Tasmania

    [​IMG]

    Mt Wellington has a dusting too apparently.
     
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  35. Untele-whippet

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    Bucketing down and hailing
     
  36. rocketboy

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    On Earth?
     
  37. Untele-whippet

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    The leaves on the trees are now starting to change to their autumn colours in the upper Blue Mtns. :)
     
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  38. Chowder11

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    Autumn is by far the best time of the year in Melbourne.
     
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    Edgecrusher Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    yeah in and around Easter.
    Warm sunny days around 20-25C, coolish evenings, happy days. Is usually relatively dry.
     
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    Surf usually starts to pump and those stupid arvo seabreeze's start to piss off, making my mid-week after work runs along the beach absolutely stunning
     
  41. Edgecrusher

    Edgecrusher Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Whereas last night around 8pm, I went out and it started to rain. Was only around 23C but obviously extremely humid. Ended up doing my post run stretches in the rain. Was quite pleasant.
    Sadly the rain stopped as I was walking home.
     
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    Edgecrusher Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Already up to 34C in town. Not that far off the forecast max (38C).
     
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    I went about 6pm and it was perfect, light breeze to cool down on the return run. Pity about tonight though. Will be swimming rather than runnning
     
  44. Claude Cat

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    38 at Flinders Park.
    42 at Avalon & Geelong.
    A smattering of 40C through the 'burbs.
     
  45. Edgecrusher

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    Flinders Park? o_O;)

    What's worrying is the gusty nor-westerly. Strong out at Tulla.
     
  46. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    Showing my age. Olympic park.
     
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    41.5c showing on car gauge at Thomastown (Melbourne's north)
     
  48. Claude Cat

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    Change is through the 'bool

    [​IMG]
     
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    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    Jane is saying the cool change should hit around 5pm.
    It's already through Geelong.
     
  50. Edgecrusher

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    Just in time for my run at 6:30, hopefully. less heat, more humidity.
    Dropped down to 25 at Aireys.
     
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