Mega Thread The Summer Weather roasting thread

Discussion in 'Alpine & Snow' started by Claude Cat, Dec 1, 2014.

  1. Edgecrusher

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  3. Edgecrusher

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    From the age twitter account:

    The storm reportedly brought down trees in the area and caused minor flooding.

    Gary Lovell from Lovell's Newsagency in Shepparton said the worst of the weather appeared to have passed the town.

    "We've had heavy rain for the past hour. It seems to be easing off now," he told radio station 3AW.

    Sounds like it's still a dump then

    And 57mm fell at Yarck
     
  4. mr

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  6. Rush

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    ENSO trending towards La Nina at the moment.
     
  7. rocketboy

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    BOM ENSO Feb 17 does not show such. http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/enso/#tabs=Outlooks

    I thought, BOM was saying to take the SOI with a grain of salt at present. And local events were skewing the index. And this was typical for this time of year.

    Or is there more data elsewhere suggesting La Nina has a chance.
     
  8. Claude Cat

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    Interesting. I guess we need to see if it's a short blip or new trend.
     
  9. Hermon

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    I can't really see a La Nina for 2015 at this stage. PDO is too warm at present, so probably weak ElNino/neutral. I reckon there's a good chance of a -ve Indian Ocean Dipole this season with all that warm equatorial water hanging around, even after a couple of cyclones recently launched some of that heat into the upper atmosphere.
     
  10. Claude Cat

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    Short but vigorous front passing through Victorian SW. Should arrive just in time for the morning commute here in Melbourne.
     
  11. cookieman

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    fizzing out
    not much left in it as it passes Melbourne
     
  12. Chowder11

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    Few spits on my way to work, but thats all.
     
  13. Claude Cat

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    Very much a fizzer. Got two drops on the ride to work and that was it.
    I swear at 6:30am we were in for at least 5mm. Weak as piss.
     
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    wouldnt expect anything else.
    That dieing storm front on Monday was a perfect example of what us SE metro people have had to put up with his summer.
     
  15. Claude Cat

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    Sigh, I'll have to water the garden tonight.
     
  16. ScottGN

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    Might be time for and autumn thread soon CC? Temperature dropped to 2.5c in Queenstown at 6am this morning on the back of a fading southerly. The first pops of autumn colour are starting to show around town as the claret ash, acers and virginia creepers start to change.
     
  17. Claude Cat

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  18. Chowder11

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    Yay.
    Autumn is the best time of the year in Old Melbourne Town.
    Can wait for that first morning where you step outside and see your breath.
     
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  19. Claude Cat

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    Had one of those on Tuesday!
     
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    I'm not up early enough this time of the year.
     
  21. ScottGN

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    Autumn is absolutely the best time of the year in Central Otago. I lit a fire this morning and the only reason there wasn't ice on cars in the street was because of a bit of wind coming off the lake. It won't be long now till I'm lighting a fire most evenings.
     
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    Got a few drops on the ride into work this morning, but nothing serious.
    Also just joined the skicomau stravva club So Hi all!
     
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  23. Chowder11

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    Finally get to say good-bye to the consistent and aweful afternoon seabreeze's we get along the bay.
    My most hated weather related thing
     
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  24. Rush

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    Adelaide could have a completely dry February.
     
  25. Untele-whippet

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    Storm rolling in from Oberon way, the sky's growling.
     
  26. bdenny4

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    I love Autumn in Melbs
    Bay is warm, winds are calm, temps are generally even
     
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    So I'm guessing you don't windsurf :)
     
  28. Snow Blowey

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    I got lucky. Working outdoors in Bathurst one passed to the north and there was more down south as well. Missed out where i was which suited me fine.
     
  29. Chowder11

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    nope sorry, regular surfer.
     
  30. Ubiquitous Steve

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    Saturday mid thirties for NE VIC then 1st day Autumn drops back to like 30..(Sunday)...
    been nice summer & much work done by De Bears:p but still plenty to go ...hoping that CC's Autumn thread delivers some warm/hot weather still...
    Note* Bright has been crowded every single weekend that we remember....so they have been making dollars which is very good..

    River flows seem to be better this summer than last but that's only personal observation rather than scientific.in areas frequented by T.Bears..:p
     
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  31. Claude Cat

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    Saturday looks warm, a bit unsettled in the evening then an extended cooler, mostly dry period in the SE following. Typical autumn.
     
  32. Claude Cat

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    Solid change through the SW of Victoria. Hopefully this one actually brings some rain.
     
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  33. Claude Cat

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    Also, first time in 10 years we didn't get a 40C day during summer in Melbourne.
     
  34. Claude Cat

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    Severe Weather Warning for damaging winds for people in the Mallee, Wimmera, North Central, Central and West and South Gippsland forecast districts
    Issued at 7:51 pm EDT on Saturday 28 February 2015.

    Weather Situation
    A cold front over western Victoria will extend through the Mallee, Wimmera and Central districts including Melbourne this evening, briefly bringing strong and squally southerly winds and local thunderstorms.

    DAMAGING WINDS around 50 km/h with peak gusts of 90 km/h are forecast for parts of the Mallee, Wimmera, North Central, Central and West and South Gippsland forecast districts, including the Melbourne area.

    Wind gusts to 92 km/h have been reported at Horsham with the change.
     
  35. Claude Cat

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    Squall Warning For Port Phillip and Western Port issued.
     
  36. Chowder11

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    impressive radar, shit might get a bit crazy very soon. Don't think Macedon will stop this one
     
  37. cookieman

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    Getting close to melb now.
    I estimate 5 - 10mm with this band
     
  38. Claude Cat

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    We were just chilling out on the deck, I was getting ready to BBQ some steaks, when I had a quick glance at the radar.

    Never moved so fast to fire up the barbie!!
     
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    Looks like Independence Day
     
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    Storms fizzing a bit for a change over the bay
     
  42. Rush

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    In our old climate, we averaged less than one 40C day per year. ( 0.9 IIRC)
     
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    Holy shit, our roof almost just got blown off.
     
  44. cookieman

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    Hitting pretty hard at Ivanhoe
     
  45. Karicta

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    5 mins of fury

    What's next....?
     
  46. GS

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    Wow, impressive radar image...serious incoming!
     
  47. absentskier

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    Fark we have rain coming in now, dripping onto our bed. Roof tiles must have off.
     
  48. Chowder11

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    Not as impressive as the radar looked as to what actually happened here in Elwood.
     
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    We had some insane wind in South Yarra about 10 minutes ago but it seems to have fizzled out a bit here.
     
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    a quick burst and some impressive lightning but that's about it so far in Kew