Observations July 13th-19th

Discussion in 'Weather' started by Claude Cat, Jul 13, 2017.

  1. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat Gone Fishing
    Moderator Season Pass Gold

    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2001
    Messages:
    90,551
    Likes Received:
    26,914
  2. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat Gone Fishing
    Moderator Season Pass Gold

    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2001
    Messages:
    90,551
    Likes Received:
    26,914
     
  3. Edgecrusher

    Edgecrusher Pool Room
    Season Pass Gold

    Joined:
    Apr 19, 2013
    Messages:
    44,097
    Likes Received:
    19,340
    Had a few spots of rain in Hawthorn around 20 mins ago.
    Blustery out there.
     
  4. glengary

    glengary Well-Known Member
    Season Pass Silver

    Joined:
    Jul 31, 2015
    Messages:
    481
    Likes Received:
    473
    Thankyou, don't know why my attempts failed. Anyhow, I observe starting to get showers through Hallam and 12c, a lot colder than the forecast of 15.
     
  5. glengary

    glengary Well-Known Member
    Season Pass Silver

    Joined:
    Jul 31, 2015
    Messages:
    481
    Likes Received:
    473
    Temps at Hotham, Falls and Buller seem to be quite stable in the negatives, much better then might have been expected.
     
    soda likes this.
  6. mick chopps

    mick chopps Pool Room
    Season Pass Gold

    Joined:
    Jun 22, 2006
    Messages:
    48,563
    Likes Received:
    24,868
    Freezing my tits off on a train platform in Richmond while the entire metro network is shut down in signal fault.
     
  7. glengary

    glengary Well-Known Member
    Season Pass Silver

    Joined:
    Jul 31, 2015
    Messages:
    481
    Likes Received:
    473
    Gotta love it. Nothing beats the Melbourne Met.
     
  8. Kelpieboy

    Kelpieboy Dedicated Member

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2015
    Messages:
    1,058
    Likes Received:
    952
    Early obs from the high perch south east of Tumba. Slowly gathering cloud can be seen in the far southwest , Temp 3c , wind is 0.
    Sheep have been grazing all day while generally heading in a southwest direction towards the lower lands and gullies. Workdogs are subdued , housedog wont leave my side. Birds were all a chatter about lunch time now much more quiet now which is slightly unusual just before sundown.
    Not expecting any precip till the wee hours but that calm before the storm scenario definitely in play so expecting a fair wind at some point overnight and into the morning.
     
    teckel, Kappy, IAB and 7 others like this.
  9. glengary

    glengary Well-Known Member
    Season Pass Silver

    Joined:
    Jul 31, 2015
    Messages:
    481
    Likes Received:
    473
    Observing the animals behaviour is a very well accepted way of what lays ahead. Also the plants. My pink lady apple has shed all its leaves today and they have been hanging on for weeks.
     
  10. Kelpieboy

    Kelpieboy Dedicated Member

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2015
    Messages:
    1,058
    Likes Received:
    952
    Its going to get windy then for certain , maybe even seriously windy.
     
    Billy_Buttons, glengary and NewTurns like this.
  11. Tanuki

    Tanuki Dedicated Member
    Season Pass Gold

    Joined:
    Sep 29, 2010
    Messages:
    3,593
    Likes Received:
    913
    Feels a lot milder than earlier, the northerly has strengthened.
     
  12. Snowy Joey

    Snowy Joey Well-Known Member
    Season Pass Gold

    Joined:
    Jun 14, 2014
    Messages:
    251
    Likes Received:
    366
    Bloody windy up here in the Dandenongs. Thermometer says 9.7 but it feels more like 5 working outside. Had some showers earlier but all clear for now. I'm excited by the look of this next weeks worth of weather.
     
  13. Jellybeans1000

    Jellybeans1000 Dedicated Member
    Season Pass Gold

    Joined:
    Aug 24, 2015
    Messages:
    3,103
    Likes Received:
    2,000
    Just got up to Buller yet again... here until Sunday afternoon, just before the real storm starts :rolleyes:.
    Nonetheless will provide obs from the hill.

    Very cold here in the Village, a bit of light rain on the way up from Mirimbah. A bit of wind too...
     
    snowblowa likes this.
  14. Tanuki

    Tanuki Dedicated Member
    Season Pass Gold

    Joined:
    Sep 29, 2010
    Messages:
    3,593
    Likes Received:
    913
    Now raining and very cold in Melbourne. Can't check radar at BOM as it's defaulting to Darwin for some reason
     
  15. SnowBound

    SnowBound Dedicated Member

    Joined:
    Jul 7, 2007
    Messages:
    1,051
    Likes Received:
    759
    Boring in Sydney to be honest, nothing interesting weather wise to report. Calm before the storm perhaps?
     
  16. mr

    mr Part of the Furniture
    Season Pass Silver

    Joined:
    Oct 24, 2003
    Messages:
    13,954
    Likes Received:
    3,635
    Looking like no rain straight to snow here at hot ham
     
    AJS, Kenziepettit, Claude Cat and 3 others like this.
  17. mr

    mr Part of the Furniture
    Season Pass Silver

    Joined:
    Oct 24, 2003
    Messages:
    13,954
    Likes Received:
    3,635
    Only a few flurries so far though
     
  18. CarveMan

    CarveMan aussieskier.com
    Moderator Season Pass Gold

    Joined:
    May 12, 2000
    Messages:
    66,287
    Likes Received:
    20,465
    I'm coming up Sat night and have cleared the calendar for next week. Oops.
     
  19. CarveMan

    CarveMan aussieskier.com
    Moderator Season Pass Gold

    Joined:
    May 12, 2000
    Messages:
    66,287
    Likes Received:
    20,465
  20. soda

    soda Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 23, 2003
    Messages:
    540
    Likes Received:
    164
    Arriving Buller Sunday. Hoping to post more, lots lots more.
     
    CarveMan and Jellybeans1000 like this.
  21. Jellybeans1000

    Jellybeans1000 Dedicated Member
    Season Pass Gold

    Joined:
    Aug 24, 2015
    Messages:
    3,103
    Likes Received:
    2,000
    Oops??? That week is going to be awesome! I would wanna be up there. Could try and fit myself in the revolving door operation of the apartment I stay at. Probably going to be big crowds that weekend to get the 'freshies' though. As long as Southside(and maybe Bull Run) is open, I will be happy.
     
  22. Jellybeans1000

    Jellybeans1000 Dedicated Member
    Season Pass Gold

    Joined:
    Aug 24, 2015
    Messages:
    3,103
    Likes Received:
    2,000
    Wow! Have fun up there in the fresh snow. Save something for me!;)
     
  23. Jellybeans1000

    Jellybeans1000 Dedicated Member
    Season Pass Gold

    Joined:
    Aug 24, 2015
    Messages:
    3,103
    Likes Received:
    2,000
    Probably going to be the same for Buller. Some big juicy precipitation on the radar. I hope to report heaps of fresh snow in the morning.
     
  24. CarveMan

    CarveMan aussieskier.com
    Moderator Season Pass Gold

    Joined:
    May 12, 2000
    Messages:
    66,287
    Likes Received:
    20,465
    Quietest week of the season.
     
    Kappy likes this.
  25. mick chopps

    mick chopps Pool Room
    Season Pass Gold

    Joined:
    Jun 22, 2006
    Messages:
    48,563
    Likes Received:
    24,868
    Hotham holding -2. This gone be gud.
     
    mr and CarveMan like this.
  26. Jellybeans1000

    Jellybeans1000 Dedicated Member
    Season Pass Gold

    Joined:
    Aug 24, 2015
    Messages:
    3,103
    Likes Received:
    2,000
    Yeah, done that last year. Very quiet. But the weekend if it is sunny and after 30-40cm of fresh :eek:
    Another thing is there always seems to be a good snowfall that first week after the School Holidays at Buller. Possible trend or coincidence?
     
  27. CarveMan

    CarveMan aussieskier.com
    Moderator Season Pass Gold

    Joined:
    May 12, 2000
    Messages:
    66,287
    Likes Received:
    20,465
    Well Hols are a week later this year so NFI.
     
  28. Jellybeans1000

    Jellybeans1000 Dedicated Member
    Season Pass Gold

    Joined:
    Aug 24, 2015
    Messages:
    3,103
    Likes Received:
    2,000
    Too much thinking, more skiing required;)
     
  29. newman

    newman Active Member

    Joined:
    Sep 8, 2016
    Messages:
    53
    Likes Received:
    106
    We had a North Eastlerly sea breeze here in Cronulla this afternoon. First one in a long time.
     
  30. BlueHue

    BlueHue Dedicated Member

    Joined:
    Apr 17, 2003
    Messages:
    1,668
    Likes Received:
    99
    I observe on the Merritt's streaming cam that Thredbo are making snow in Twin Valleys tonight.
     
  31. Wally81

    Wally81 Active Member
    Season Pass Silver

    Joined:
    Oct 26, 2010
    Messages:
    406
    Likes Received:
    149
    Police chopper over head here in Frankston. Not cold but blowing hard
     
  32. Ramshead

    Ramshead Dedicated Member

    Joined:
    Apr 5, 2006
    Messages:
    648
    Likes Received:
    508
    I observe the light at the top of Kossie Express from my lodge in Thredbo village (that's 2 linear km and 550 vertical m away). In my experience you don't normally see that and have snow or rain soon thereafter but I'm willing to be proven wrong tonight
     
  33. Kelpieboy

    Kelpieboy Dedicated Member

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2015
    Messages:
    1,058
    Likes Received:
    952
    Very dark outside near Tumba , not a star in the sky , not much in the way of wind yet.
     
  34. Kenziepettit

    Kenziepettit Active Member
    30 Day Pass

    Joined:
    Apr 23, 2016
    Messages:
    139
    Likes Received:
    113
    I'm going to pull the trigger and go up a day early tomorrow for hotham weekend. Hopefully pays off. Live obs to follow.
     
    mr, Jellybeans1000, IAB and 1 other person like this.
  35. Kelpieboy

    Kelpieboy Dedicated Member

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2015
    Messages:
    1,058
    Likes Received:
    952
    First rain at Tumba , very brief shower , more like a cloudburst really. Wind has freshened a little but still no more than a breeze.
     
  36. mr

    mr Part of the Furniture
    Season Pass Silver

    Joined:
    Oct 24, 2003
    Messages:
    13,954
    Likes Received:
    3,635
    Light snow at hot ham during evening stroll
     
  37. NewTurns

    NewTurns Dedicated Member
    Season Pass Gold

    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2013
    Messages:
    724
    Likes Received:
    1,277
    Wow. Stanley's needs filling in....
     
    alexd likes this.
  38. Alexski

    Alexski Active Member

    Joined:
    Jun 22, 2001
    Messages:
    502
    Likes Received:
    55
    A few flakes starting to fall in Buller and Perisher.
     
  39. Rabid K9

    Rabid K9 Dedicated Member
    Season Pass Silver

    Joined:
    Jul 15, 2008
    Messages:
    1,895
    Likes Received:
    1,146
    Yes, I like to watch pink ladies shedding their 'leaves' as well. Nothing to be ashamed of.
     
    #39 Rabid K9, Jul 14, 2017
    Last edited: Jul 14, 2017
  40. loweee

    loweee Dedicated Member

    Joined:
    Apr 21, 2002
    Messages:
    2,708
    Likes Received:
    377
    light shower and 6c in jindy should be snow sbove 1500m
     
  41. CarveMan

    CarveMan aussieskier.com
    Moderator Season Pass Gold

    Joined:
    May 12, 2000
    Messages:
    66,287
    Likes Received:
    20,465
    As predicted, it's warming, Buller about to go +
     
  42. Kenziepettit

    Kenziepettit Active Member
    30 Day Pass

    Joined:
    Apr 23, 2016
    Messages:
    139
    Likes Received:
    113
    Warm 10c on the hume. Light on and off rain.
    Seems as though hotham has stayed negative
     
  43. mick chopps

    mick chopps Pool Room
    Season Pass Gold

    Joined:
    Jun 22, 2006
    Messages:
    48,563
    Likes Received:
    24,868
    All Vic hills managed to stay neg through the night, all be it a bit marginal at Buller and Falls.

    Cedarwood cam shows a cent or two accumulation at village level.
     
    Kenziepettit likes this.
  44. mr

    mr Part of the Furniture
    Season Pass Silver

    Joined:
    Oct 24, 2003
    Messages:
    13,954
    Likes Received:
    3,635
    My first morning inspection at hotham shows only a cm, maybe 2 at davenport. Id expect alot of windblown into heavenly this morning though.
     
  45. mick chopps

    mick chopps Pool Room
    Season Pass Gold

    Joined:
    Jun 22, 2006
    Messages:
    48,563
    Likes Received:
    24,868
    Not so sure about that looking at the bottom of snake gully. At any rate, it didn't rain and that's a good thing.
     
    SnowBound likes this.
  46. Hunter

    Hunter Part of the Furniture
    Season Pass Gold

    Joined:
    Aug 21, 2000
    Messages:
    12,679
    Likes Received:
    119
    Steady rain now in Melb, not very cold either
     
    Claude Cat likes this.
  47. teckel

    teckel Old And Crusty
    Season Pass Gold

    Joined:
    Oct 16, 2004
    Messages:
    35,427
    Likes Received:
    2,902
    +2.0 at LM. It's just not happening this year. :(
    Can't understand why the deer needed to come down into the valleys - they should be up on the ski trails doing trail grooming for next year.
     
  48. mr

    mr Part of the Furniture
    Season Pass Silver

    Joined:
    Oct 24, 2003
    Messages:
    13,954
    Likes Received:
    3,635
    How do you look at the bottom of snake? Its dark out there
     
  49. snowblowa

    snowblowa Dedicated Member

    Joined:
    Jun 15, 2010
    Messages:
    851
    Likes Received:
    716
    Some heavy coldies in the band moving through burn city now...
     
  50. snowblowa

    snowblowa Dedicated Member

    Joined:
    Jun 15, 2010
    Messages:
    851
    Likes Received:
    716
    Ride safe CC!
     
    Claude Cat likes this.