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Discussion in 'Daily & Chat' started by Orebound, Jul 18, 2019.

  1. Orebound

    Orebound Storm Tourist Ski Pass: 30 Day

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    Killer photos. Is there a Mothership hiding in that Vega pic??
     
  3. Orebound

    Orebound Storm Tourist Ski Pass: 30 Day

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    Thanks Richard.

    Ha yeah it was a pretty little thing. That was actually the very first storm we chased for the season on a day that was considered quite marginal. Prior to that image above it was lofting out 3 inch hail and produced several funnels.
     
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    Greysrigging One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    'Mothership' storm and dust storm, Cape Lambert, WA
     
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    Telestrom A Local

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    Here's some cloud (mostly Lenticular and Mammatus) shots I took when I lived in NZ

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    chunky Old n' Crusty

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    Going to miss Dale Sharpe's photos in this area :( What an awesome photographer he was.
     
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    Orebound Storm Tourist Ski Pass: 30 Day

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    Absolutely agree with this. I was fortunate enough to meet Dale for the first time this year over in the States.

    He will be missed.
     
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    GS Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Incoming weather induced dust storm one New Years Eve at Innamincka, South Aus many years ago. Temperature plummeted from the high 40s as the dust, wind and rain hit. Scanned from a faded slide.

     
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    Greysrigging One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Series of pics I took of a storm developing near Marble Bar Dec 2012
    Road to Marble Bar...about 43c

    Storm clouds developing....

    The Hillside Station Road.

    The Coongan River crossing....the flowing water was almost too hot to bath in...

    The cloud and rain dramatically dropped the Marble Bar temp by 16c ! pretty rare to see that low a temp in Marble Bar mid afternoon in December !

    Heading out of town towards Port Hedland


    Some dust in the air...

    And I'm thinking...hmmmm gunna get a wet arse camping at Pardoo tonight....
     
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    Greysrigging One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Bring on the Monsoons....( its July and seriously suffering from rain and storm deprivation )

     
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    Orebound Storm Tourist Ski Pass: 30 Day

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    Yes I agree it's certainly far more interesting in the Top End during the wet season. We could also do with some rain too after the fairly ordinary wet season we had last year.

    Here's a few clips from TC Marcus during the 2018 wet season.

     
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    Greysrigging One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Carlos and flooding afterwards (1100mm in 6 days at home from memory )
     
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    Orebound Storm Tourist Ski Pass: 30 Day

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    Nice one @Eddy

    Love that hail shaft shot!
     
  17. Greysrigging

    Greysrigging One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Yandicoogina hailstorm.

     
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    Orebound Storm Tourist Ski Pass: 30 Day

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    Latest short film by Mike Olbinski is well worth a watch.

     
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    Orebound Storm Tourist Ski Pass: 30 Day

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    Can we nickname this thread Storm Porn?

    Amazing photos.
     
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    Really can’t compare to what’s already been posted but managed to snap this sucker outside my house on Syd NB’s December 2016.
     
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    Greysrigging One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Not 'weather pics' as such, more of a contrasting landscape ( see dates on the pics ) between the 'Wet' and the 'Dry'
    Bonus points if you can name the highway/location....

     
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    Snow Blowey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Sturt Highway?
     
  24. Orebound

    Orebound Storm Tourist Ski Pass: 30 Day

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    Great Northern Highway? Fitzroy Crossing?
     
  25. Greysrigging

    Greysrigging One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    ^^Nope, but I had camped at or near Willare the previous night on both occasions.....
     
  26. Orebound

    Orebound Storm Tourist Ski Pass: 30 Day

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    Hmmm Roebuck Plains perhaps?
     
  27. Greysrigging

    Greysrigging One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Bit further South heading towards Sandfire...I used to travel fairly regularly Darwin-Karratha. Contrasting landscape after a Cyclone dumped a lot of rain along the coast, think it might have crossed the coast near Pardoo.
    In any case, the countryside looked like Gippsland dairy pasture, lush and green.
     
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    Orebound Storm Tourist Ski Pass: 30 Day

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    Ah yep that would probably be around Anna Plains I'm guessing?

    You are probably thinking of TC Rusty. We were actually down there ourselves for that system and yeah, it dumped a ridiculous amount of rain. I believe it was in excess of 500mm at Pardoo Station where we were.

    Here is a clip of us driving out of Pardoo Station like 3 days after the storm had crossed the coast (audio muted because the wife is swearing profusely at me :))

     
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    Greysrigging One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Not my pic....
    But a nice contrast !
     
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    Greysrigging One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Storm brewing at the Area C airport ( near Newman )....yep fights delayed meaning all the interstate FIFO's missed their connecting flights over East. Not so bad for me as I have to overnight in Perth regardless....
     
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    Sandy Dark Sith Lord of the Pool Room Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    This was the start of the storm on the night of 2nd/3rd Dec 2003 in Melbourne.

    You can see the sort of updrafts in the clouds that afternoon.

    Storms dumped golf ball-sized hailstones on Melbourne's outer eastern suburbs cleared on Tuesday afternoon, Bureau of Meteorology forecasters thought there would be no more wild weather that night, so after issuing several severe thunderstorm alerts for the Melbourne metropolitan area in afternoon, the bureau decided to cancel its warnings in a statement just after 8pm.
    They were caught by surprise when a massive once-in-a-100year storm descended on Melbourne's northern, western and inner-eastern suburbs.
    Four hours later a huge storm began dumping more than 100 millimetres of rain in some areas between midnight and 2am and left a multimillion-dollar trail of devastation. The BOM issued the first of a series of new warnings at 11.38pm as the storm formed north of Melbourne.

    We got 52mm of rain in about 45min, which flood our place which was on a hill!!! It overwhelmed the gutters.

    The cloud tops were very strange that afternoon..... there's something odd about the winds on top of those clouds, along with the cloud formations.





    Take a look at the radar at 12.40 UTC. There was a sudden storm formation that intensified and rotated about the same location for about 2 hours.
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    Seafm Too far from the snow Ski Pass: Gold

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    Where do you get those archive radar images from?
     
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    POW_hungry Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Explosive cB:
     
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    Greysrigging One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Not really what you want to see waiting for ya flight home...
     
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    Greysrigging One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Storm over the Palmerston suburb of Johnston, April 2015.
     
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    kylep Cage rattler Ski Pass: Gold

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    Got caught in this leaving Melbourne on Christmas Day, 2011. I left from the Western suburbs and got caught in it as I headed North toward Macedon and take an alternative way on the way out to come back to Sydney
    Gave my car a real 'massage'

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    Sandy Dark Sith Lord of the Pool Room Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    http://www.australianweathernews.com/news/2003/031203.SHTML

    Weather summary for EVERY day back to 2000:
    http://www.australianweathernews.com/news/2003/00news2003headlines.shtml

    Great resource.
     
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    Sandy Dark Sith Lord of the Pool Room Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Phoenix Arizona microburst, 18th July 2016.




     
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    That's incredible.
     
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    Sbooker One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Just wow.
     
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    Compilation shot from my fresh iso-project.

    Images from
    • Rainbows (not from rain, rather sprinklers, but off the back of a great sunset) on 28th March
    • River rushing from the event on the 2nd April (this year)
    And a pretty pic of the sunset the other day to add to that:
     
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    Sydney has been pretty storm-deprived lately. I haven't seen lightning or heard thunder since early March, even though parts of Sydney have seen some more recent events.

    I've had a look through some of my old photos. Here's a picture of the shelf cloud of an approaching storm on December 5, 2014. That month was a vintage one for storms.

    These would have been posted in the Weatherzone forums:

    [​IMG]Approaching Thunderstorm by Steve, on Flickr

    Here's a frame from an iPhone video I tool of the same storm:

    [​IMG]Approaching Storm - Lightning by Steve, on Flickr
     
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    POW_hungry Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yeah nice.
    I thought we'd have a bigger Autumn for storms given the combo of increased moisture and ULL cold pools in the last 4-6 weeks, but not to be.
    Look forward to seeing the publication of May zonal anoms soon. I suspect those Westerlies have pushed everything Eastwards for Syd.
     
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    Xwing One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Some good lightning strikes in this, especially at 2'42".

     
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    That is an amazing collection.
    One take-out from all this - don’t take shelter under a tree during a thunderstorm.
     
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    Couldn't agree more.
    Also, although there wasn't any direct hits, I don't think I'd like to be out on a boat either.
     
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    Storm clouds over Chatswood around 3:00 PM January 20, 2020. The storm was tracking to my North.

     
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    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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