The weather-watch thread

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Re: The weather-watch thread

Postby victor » Wed 09 May 2018, 6:40 pm

Dalai wrote:Question is who is right?

Last time they forecast something like this was back in January. I didn't go away that long weekend because of it and found out from others who went it barely rained at all!

The forecast has already been radically revised, down from 80 to 25mm (for Scoresby, anyway). I'd hate to work as a weather forecaster, especially in Melbourne.

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Re: The weather-watch thread

Postby Snuffy » Thu 10 May 2018, 8:18 am

Well that was a thoroughly disappointing wet weather ride
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Re: The weather-watch thread

Postby Dalai » Thu 10 May 2018, 9:21 am

So true victor! If they report the worst case and it doesn't happen they cop it. If the reverse happens the same...

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Re: The weather-watch thread

Postby parawolf » Thu 10 May 2018, 9:23 am

Dalai wrote:Question is who is right?

Last time they forecast something like this was back in January. I didn't go away that long weekend because of it and found out from others who went it barely rained at all!


Forecast has shifted now for Friday - Weatherzone still calling it 10-20mm and BOM calling it 15-25mm.
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Re: The weather-watch thread

Postby Dalai » Thu 10 May 2018, 10:47 am

Saturday on the BOM now 0-0.4mm compared to I think was up to 80mm!

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Re: The weather-watch thread

Postby Canuck » Thu 10 May 2018, 12:35 pm

I could hear quite steady rain a few times overnight, so was unsurprised at the sunshine when I actually headed out to Childcare drop off. Clouds had emptied themselves for the time being....

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Re: The weather-watch thread

Postby HughieP » Thu 10 May 2018, 2:00 pm

Dad is telling me that it is bucketing down snow at Bullarto (just out of Daylesford) at the moment.

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Re: The weather-watch thread

Postby parawolf » Thu 10 May 2018, 3:40 pm

HughieP wrote:Dad is telling me that it is bucketing down snow at Bullarto (just out of Daylesford) at the moment.


Could imagine - snowing pretty heavy in the Vic alps, and it's cold with light rain outside.
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Re: The weather-watch thread

Postby Dalai » Thu 10 May 2018, 5:19 pm

HughieP wrote:Dad is telling me that it is bucketing down snow at Bullarto (just out of Daylesford) at the moment.


Very happy with this. Have bought a Seasons pass for Falls Creek / Hotham, so looking forward to hopefully a good season!

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Re: The weather-watch thread

Postby victor » Fri 11 May 2018, 9:18 am

It looks like a work-experience intern wrote today's article on the weather in The Age, stating that a month's worth of rain fell overnight, which is completely untrue, because (a) the basis for comparison should be the historical May rain, not April rain and (b) the monthly rain for both April and May is at least double what fell overnight, depending on which area it fell in.

https://www.theage.com.au/environment/w ... 4zemp.html

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Re: The weather-watch thread

Postby Snuffy » Fri 11 May 2018, 1:44 pm

5' tall lady huddling under enormous golf umbrella, occupying half of the sheltered tram stop

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Re: The weather-watch thread

Postby Claude Cat » Fri 11 May 2018, 2:43 pm

Snuffy wrote:5' tall lady huddling under enormous golf umbrella, occupying half of the sheltered tram stop

:evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil:

She's got an umbrella, kick her out! ;)

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Re: The weather-watch thread

Postby Canuck » Sat 12 May 2018, 8:43 am

'We've been sent good weather.....'

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Re: The weather-watch thread

Postby HughieP » Tue 22 May 2018, 3:50 pm

Hmmmm, knocking off in 15 minutes. Can turn the regular commute into a longer ride home but didn't bring wet weather kit in this morning.

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Re: The weather-watch thread

Postby Matt1 » Wed 06 Jun 2018, 8:56 am

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