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Winter's Snowed-In BBQ Forum

Discussion in 'Alpine & Southern' started by POW_hungry, May 31, 2017.

  1. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Crookwell Saturday AM is a decent chance IMO.
     
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    Thanks my friend!
     
  3. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    There are closer spots around Southern Highlands (Berrima, Oxley Hill etc.) with half a chance but they're semi tucked in the rain shadow of ST's. So drier.
    Better chance in the STs I'd reckon.
     
  4. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    This.
    Though they will shut the roads (even Hume) if it gets a bit heavy.
    The road working North from Crookwell normally sees some snow.
     
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    Xwing One of Us

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    Is this the July 'Beast' arriving a week and more late? This image from the Melbourne and Vic weather thread with the bullish looking beast highlighted using Photoshop. I see an eye there...

     
  6. iagreewithhim

    iagreewithhim One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    So, important (for me) question: Am I going to need chains to get out of Thredbo on Sunday afternoon?
     
  7. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Possibly. FL is V low and precip is V likely.
     
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    The Cancer has gone.................ie big snow fall.
    Ron Peno doing better as well.
     
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  9. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Ensembles indicating a second dip is a real possibility, next week.
    Likely to be a sustained period of -'ve SAM, yet.
    [​IMG]
     
  10. skiflat

    skiflat Old n' Crusty

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    Indeed

    Been watching this closely
     
  11. absentskier

    absentskier Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Hotham has been to the well too many times now with this. It’s now plain annoying.
     
  12. Vermillion

    Vermillion Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    As annoying as a Chris Hocking "ski pole depth test" photo?
     
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    absentskier Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Pretty much.
     
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  14. TOFF

    TOFF Im kind of a big deal Ski Pass: Gold

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    I just did and loved the snow.
    Only thing making me feel slightly better as I sit at my desk in Melbourne is knowing that line for Tyrol T must suck.
     
  15. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yeah single snowboarders doubling the wait time does grate.
     
  16. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Tonight is going to be chaos at Buller.
     
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  17. Vermillion

    Vermillion Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Just roll up next to them like wassup brah and ride together.
     
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  18. Jellybeans

    Jellybeans Walking on a dream Ski Pass: Gold

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    I reckon it will be Buller’s busiest weekend this season so far.
    So much hype.
     
  19. Vermillion

    Vermillion Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    They'd be much better off running convoys. Tomorrow morning will be chaos at Baw Baw.
     
  20. DbSki

    DbSki Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    For a Friday yeah, but likely due to much wind hold up top so may ease as wind drops.
    And seeing snow on cams so maybe more lifts to open.
     
  21. Seafm

    Seafm Too far from the snow Ski Pass: Gold

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    Need a bigger shovel.
     
  22. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    There's a thread up for it @Jwintermix
    It's looking a little like an early peaker + ridging clipper. Still likely to have 5-15cm at the moment.
     
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    Jwintermix One of Us

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    ok can you move the post.
     
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    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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  25. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    No, snow floats - it's small & light so travels with wind, not static like us who 'feel' the wind chill and act in resistance to it's force.
    Wind chill is a scientific value for humans exclusively.
     
  26. Rat trap bindings

    Rat trap bindings One of Us Ski Pass: 30 Day

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    Makes sense..ta
     
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    Rat trap bindings One of Us Ski Pass: 30 Day

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    And I have to watch a game I don’t really like being a Rah Rah until then just to hope to see some flakeage in my old town.. I should change my moniker to Ski.Com Tragic... I truely miss the simple days of just bugging out of town on a PREDICTION. Hard to do from Brisbane (did I escape a ‘stay on topic’ sanction?)
     
  28. Winterwolf

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    Certainly is, the watching it on the AFL coverage!
     
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    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Under those lights, it'd be amplified.
     
  30. BlueHue

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    Yes I have now been informed of this. I think she is sick of Thredbo, Perisher is better after all.
     
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    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    MASSIVE Kook.
     
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    The Plowking Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    That Higgins crap sure loves an EXTREME EVENT!
     
  33. Homer

    Homer Hard Yards

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    Lol @ Higgins, again blowing reality out of proportion and into MSM levels.
     
  34. Homer

    Homer Hard Yards

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    Try hards AFL.
    This was proper snow.

     
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    Vermillion Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Bro pls
     
  36. Homer

    Homer Hard Yards

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    lol. True.
    Anyway, I meant in Aussie terms.
     
  37. Jellybeans

    Jellybeans Walking on a dream Ski Pass: Gold

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    In terms of our next potential snow-bearing system, I am thinking 25th to the 29th/30th of August.
    Could be the possible apex system. Something to watch.

    Next LWT node due 26th-28th of August.
     
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    skiflat Old n' Crusty

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    Yes. Hope this turns into something good


     
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    AAO still on track to help...
     
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    Jellybeans Walking on a dream Ski Pass: Gold

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    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    I am seeing another warming pulse in the Southern Polar Vort, another disruption to the AAO circulation. Hence the secondary dip in the next week to 10 days.
    I am inclined to see it slow things up a bit and push through our region 29th August - 1st Sep. Mightn't be as strong as what we've just seen, but it's definitely already presenting itself.
     
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    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    EC Ensembles this morning pointing to a big follow up pulse ~22/23rd, to the marginal stuff next week.
     
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    My next long weekend scheduled
     
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    Long line up for my bread and pie from Bruthen bakery today. Plenty of happy punters heading back from Hotham the more scenic route via Bairnsdale.
     
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    Drop into the BlueBee and say gidday to the owner (Joel) one day mate.
    Decent shower activity for East Gippy today/tomorrow.
     
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    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Cold Front approaching Byron & the QLD border heading NNE (40 knots!), now there's something you don't see every winter:
     
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    Jellybeans Walking on a dream Ski Pass: Gold

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    EPS (EC ensembles) showing some coldfront activity around the 26th-27th.
     
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    gefs_z500_anom_ausnz_204.png
    That's all...
     
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  49. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    GFS 06Z really manhandles that ridge from 19-24th... Signal showing for the 23rd.
    Same trailing High as the one backing the system on the 19th, just on the rollback:
    [​IMG]
     
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    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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