The Spring Weather Banter Thread

Discussion in 'Daily & Chat' started by Claude Cat, Oct 1, 2018.

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  1. Claude Cat

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  2. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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  3. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    West Pennant Hills recorded 72.5mm in 1 hour to 6:30am

    Chatswood Bowling Club recorded 44mm in 30 minutes to 6:55am

    Mossman recorded 61mm in 30 minutes to 7:30am

    Box Hill recorded 40mm of rain in 30 minutes to 6am



    The next warning is due to be issued by 1:30 pm
     
  4. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Rain trains just starting on the Illawarra coast.
     
  5. Undies

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    BOM radar suggesting Sydney is in the eye of the storm right now.
     
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    Seafm Too far from the snow Ski Pass: Gold

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    Another uncomfortable day up here and thankfully those fires are not in my area. Fingers crossed the radar will light up again later on.
     
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    DiscoStuAU One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Dan recommends you have a drink in that heat!
     
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    SnowdOva Hard Yards

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    Roads are dry and winds are low on the northern beaches - hasn’t rained for well over an hour

    In the eye of the storm we are!
     
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    Piste Again Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yep - the eye of a great big spinning monster! We're going to get smashed again in an hour or two.

     
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  10. Snow Blowey

    Snow Blowey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Round 2 in Dubbo now from the south. Nice heavy rain.
     
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    nfip Cold n' Rusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yep.
    88 in the can for me, still falling and moar coming
     
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    dawooduck relaxed and comfortable Ski Pass: Gold

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  13. Untele-whippet

    Untele-whippet beard stroker Ski Pass: Gold

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    Hosing down in Liffgow.
     
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    nfip Cold n' Rusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    [​IMG]
     
  15. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Since 9am, so this excluding the 70-105mm that dropped early this am...
     
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  16. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Bull's-eye. Robertson.
    We've had sweet fa really.
     
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  17. Kletterer

    Kletterer Thredbo Doughnut Tragic Moderator

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    My downgrade campsite is rather inundated atm.:oops:
     
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  18. TomGroggon

    TomGroggon One of Us

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    Yeah same lots of wind not much rain
     
  19. MarkV

    MarkV One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    A small cell just burst over Rutherglen. Great Vic bike riders scurrying for cover!
     
  20. Untele-whippet

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    Wow, just checked
    110 mm at Mt Boyce so far.
     
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  21. SnowBound

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    Yep ;).
     
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    Snow Blowey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Wollongong flooding tonight?
     
  23. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Why?
    Not at the moment
     
  24. Edgecrusher

    Edgecrusher Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    LOL:thumbs:
     
  25. ecowain

    ecowain One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    It's a bit wet in the upper blue mountains. Wetter than expected?

    The waterfalls will be incredible tomorrow.
     
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    Gosford AWS is a little on the blink....... 1.2mm so far since 9am today...... I don't think so. @The Fallen whats your measure at Umina?
     
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  27. Seafm

    Seafm Too far from the snow Ski Pass: Gold

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    Have to wait a couple more hours for a "real" drink:(
     
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  28. ojisan

    ojisan station master Ski Pass: Gold

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    Rain and wind starting to pick up in Sydney .
    View from the train crossing the bridge
     
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  29. Piste Again

    Piste Again Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Looking on the bright side it's washed all the crap off my car that last week's dust storm dumped on it.
     
  30. Marquise de Kappy

    Marquise de Kappy One of Us

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    Yep, Sydney harbour obs showing a steady climb in wind gusts since 3pm. Definitely turned.
     
  31. dawooduck

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    The wind was much stronger in Sydney last week but from a different direction.
     
  32. The Fallen

    The Fallen One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    62ml since the storms kicked off at 4am this morning but the South East has kicked in so it should build over the next few hours. Looks like Wyong is copping it going by the Radar.
     
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  33. nfip

    nfip Cold n' Rusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Looking like it's starting to wheel out to the North now.
    Might be the end of it for us down Sth.
    will see tho....
    130mm in 24 hrs for mine.
     
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  34. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yeah I'm thinking that
     
  35. Majikthise

    Majikthise Sage Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Southern highlands and illawarra falls could trump us i figure. Can someone get a shot of Carrington TIA.
     
  36. Kelpieboy

    Kelpieboy One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Some freakishly large numbers getting thrown around in the central west , south coast , big smoke metrop ,central coast and lower hunter. I will add my huge total to the list .......wait for it.......... 2.1mm :oops:
     
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  37. Edgecrusher

    Edgecrusher Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Those are Bendigo numbers
     
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  38. ralf_plough

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    Fizz. Arrrrr.

    Lucky to have 50mm here.

    Armageddon forecasts almost never are.
     
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  39. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Def Fizz for the afternoon system!

    My suburb was listed as one of the high numbers in this morning. But nothing much as yet this afternoon.
     
  40. Kelpieboy

    Kelpieboy One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    I have seen it all day but its always just over the next hill. I guess I am just outside the spin area
     
  41. davidg

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    153mm here in the Lower BM's since midnight. Some crazy rainfall rates at times. Looks like a clearing trend to the South as the low moves towards the North. That's fine, we've had more than enough! Hopefully the Hunter gets a good drenching as well.
     
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    nfip Cold n' Rusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Models have been right on this one.
    Even the GFS wobble that was observed a day or so back seems to be justified .
     
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  44. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    It was too windy for the coastal Illawarra.
    Places with topography that could capture that flow enhanced the precip rate. Eg Robertson, BMs etc.
    The strong onshore was pushing showers right up inland.
    Last nights or rather this mornings storms were the money for rainfall. Where they occurred was a bit of a lottery.
     
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    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    We got 93mm, so says smh
     
  46. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    I wasn't too convinced for a storm this Arvo.
     
  47. Undies

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    News site headlines are for an evening of saturation. Methinks they overstate the situation.
     
  48. ecowain

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    138mm so far for the upper Blueys.
     
  49. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    They don't get it.
    Same deal with last weeks snow. It was all over.
     
  50. nfip

    nfip Cold n' Rusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Likely they must err on the side of sending cautious message .
    Plus the fact there nothing like a good beat up story.
     
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