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#1425305 - 06/06/2017 20:14 Re: Cold front and lots of rain ? - GFS V ACCESS 7th-11th June. [Re: samboz]
samboz Offline
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Yr area doing well d', here - 4mm last night, another 2.5mm'ish since - overcast, cool & light showers.

Couldn't get a good look at Mt. Wellington today due to cloud but suspect it may have a good cover of snow.
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Rain 2016 - 753.5mm.
J-173mm F-5mm M-66mm A-32.5mm M-24mm J-88mm J-143mm A-17.5mm S-89.5mm O-53.5mm Nov-61.5mm Dec - 26mm TOTAL 2016 - 779.5MM
Rain 2017. Jan-9.5mm Feb-23mm March-49mm April-40mm May-12mm June-12mm July-15mm Aug 31.5mm to 0900 24th.

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#1425320 - 06/06/2017 21:40 Re: Cold front and lots of rain ? - GFS V ACCESS 7th-11th June. [Re: samboz]
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Reached a top of 13.6C here in Belgrave today. A cold, damp, wretched old winter's day in Melbourne, but good thing I was indoors for much of the day. smile

We had a few further showers up until lunchtime, both during the morning commute (particularly in Ringwood), and at work in Box Hill; the rain was coming in at a bit of an angle at times btw. An additional 1.1mm of rain collected here at home.

Thankfully the showers cleared in time for my evening tennis lesson, but the air had a real sharp chill to it! eek

Currently around 8C.

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#1425363 - 07/06/2017 08:24 Re: Cold front and lots of rain ? - GFS V ACCESS 7th-11th June. [Re: samboz]
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Another calm coolsih morn' with another 3.5mm in the gauge - 7.5mm for this non event, quite handy rain given low rainfall of about 140mm for the entire year.

Neither ACCESS, EC or GFS have any rain in the next week or so around here.

The weak front tomorrow will drop light falls in W/Vic eg Horsham forecast 4mm.


Edited by samboz (07/06/2017 08:25)
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Rain 2016 - 753.5mm.
J-173mm F-5mm M-66mm A-32.5mm M-24mm J-88mm J-143mm A-17.5mm S-89.5mm O-53.5mm Nov-61.5mm Dec - 26mm TOTAL 2016 - 779.5MM
Rain 2017. Jan-9.5mm Feb-23mm March-49mm April-40mm May-12mm June-12mm July-15mm Aug 31.5mm to 0900 24th.

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#1425364 - 07/06/2017 08:30 Re: Cold front and lots of rain ? - GFS V ACCESS 7th-11th June. [Re: samboz]
aussiestormfreak Offline
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Overnight low of 3.9C, tying with May 31st my equal coldest morning for the year so far, currently around 6C and sunny.

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#1425466 - 07/06/2017 16:58 Re: Cold front and lots of rain ? - GFS V ACCESS 7th-11th June. [Re: samboz]
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Wish I was in Sydney this week! Lucky buggers, look at that weekly forecast.
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#1425479 - 07/06/2017 17:36 Re: Cold front and lots of rain ? - GFS V ACCESS 7th-11th June. [Re: samboz]
samboz Offline
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Certainly be handy here W_V !

14C here & Sale today, calm & cloudy.

With minimums 3 -> 5C the forecast has plenty of cloud to keep o/night temps above freezing.
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Rain 2016 - 753.5mm.
J-173mm F-5mm M-66mm A-32.5mm M-24mm J-88mm J-143mm A-17.5mm S-89.5mm O-53.5mm Nov-61.5mm Dec - 26mm TOTAL 2016 - 779.5MM
Rain 2017. Jan-9.5mm Feb-23mm March-49mm April-40mm May-12mm June-12mm July-15mm Aug 31.5mm to 0900 24th.

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#1425506 - 07/06/2017 19:59 Re: Cold front and lots of rain ? - GFS V ACCESS 7th-11th June. [Re: samboz]
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Victoria will be going to stable freezing cold nights and sunny weather for another week as NSW Coast will be upper low wild storm stalling rest next week.

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#1425518 - 07/06/2017 23:22 Re: Cold front and lots of rain ? - GFS V ACCESS 7th-11th June. [Re: samboz]
aussiestormfreak Offline
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Reached a top of 14.7C here in Belgrave today. Nice and sunny (minus some misty fog trapped in some local gullies this morning); shame I was stuck in work at Box Hill but ah well. smile

Yet another nippy night coming up, currently around 5C! eek

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#1425523 - 08/06/2017 06:58 Re: Cold front and lots of rain ? - GFS V ACCESS 7th-11th June. [Re: samboz]
samboz Offline
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Cool place Bendigo ca, our f/cast Mins are 3C to 6C over the next week or so, definitely cooler this morning than y'day, can't see a frost though.

Calm and lots of blue sky, going to be a nice day! grin
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Rain 2016 - 753.5mm.
J-173mm F-5mm M-66mm A-32.5mm M-24mm J-88mm J-143mm A-17.5mm S-89.5mm O-53.5mm Nov-61.5mm Dec - 26mm TOTAL 2016 - 779.5MM
Rain 2017. Jan-9.5mm Feb-23mm March-49mm April-40mm May-12mm June-12mm July-15mm Aug 31.5mm to 0900 24th.

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#1425533 - 08/06/2017 09:13 Re: Cold front and lots of rain ? - GFS V ACCESS 7th-11th June. [Re: samboz]
aussiestormfreak Offline
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Overnight low of 3.7C, my coldest morning for the year so far, currently around 7C. A hazy start to the day with high cloud overhead.

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#1425543 - 08/06/2017 12:01 Re: Cold front and lots of rain ? - GFS V ACCESS 7th-11th June. [Re: samboz]
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Poured out 9.5mm when I got home here last evening.

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#1425544 - 08/06/2017 12:55 Re: Cold front and lots of rain ? - GFS V ACCESS 7th-11th June. [Re: samboz]
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No rain to speak of up this way but some pretty nippy mornings, with this morning pushing -1! and fog. Dry but cold.. need some rain - not a lot as the frost is sucking up the moisture.

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#1425593 - 08/06/2017 20:04 Re: Cold front and lots of rain ? - GFS V ACCESS 7th-11th June. [Re: samboz]
aussiestormfreak Offline
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Reached a top of 15.5C here in Belgrave today. It stayed dry and mostly fine (but with increasing cloud, although the Sun felt nice) up until 3pm while I was in Dandenong and later Springvale. Then the front hit, bringing gloomy, showery conditions with chill winds that lasted well into the evening.

The last round of showers over the past hour was particularly heavy, with a peak rainfall rate of 15.7mm/hr. Collected 4.2mm in total so far. More showers to come tonight, judging by the radar. smile

Currently around 8C. Looking forward to heading to Corryong, Northeast Victoria tomorrow night for the Queen's Birthday long weekend! smile

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#1425609 - 09/06/2017 07:37 Re: Cold front and lots of rain ? - GFS V ACCESS 7th-11th June. [Re: samboz]
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Overnight low of 7.4C, it was a dark, gloomy, cold, wet 9C in Belgrave when I left for work about half an hour, with fog/low cloud and light showers/drizzle. poke

Collected another 2.1mm of rain during the night, so 6.3mm in total for the past 24 hours! smile

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#1425670 - 10/06/2017 01:10 Re: Cold front and lots of rain ? - GFS V ACCESS 7th-11th June. [Re: samboz]
aussiestormfreak Offline
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Hey g'day guys! Reporting from Corryong, Northeast Victoria. smile

I was stuck at work all day long, so I was forced to miss another beautiful sunny winter's day but ah well.

I left Box Hill around 5pm and caught the train to Lilydale where I joined my family (having driven up from Belgrave).

By about 6pm we departed metropolitan Melbourne and headed north up the Melba Highway (with unsurprisingly heavy traffic headed towards Lake Eildon and the snowfields) to Yea. Then we veered northwest along a somewhat quieter Goulburn Valley Highway to Seymour for dinner at about 7:30pm.

By 8pm we were heading northbound on the M31 Hume Freeway (Melbourne-Sydney). Two hours later, in spite of even more insane traffic as far as Wangaratta, we arrived at Albury/Wodonga to refuel the car and for a 45-minute break; it felt nice being able to briefly slip across the Murray River into NSW/ACT once more! smile

At about 10:45pm we proceeded east along the Murray Valley Highway, reaching Corryong by midnight. smile

Weatherwise it was generally a cold, calm, clear, moonlit night during the drive north.

Temperatures were around 10C in Melbourne's outer eastern suburbs and the Yarra Valley until after sunset and then began to plummet. It was around 7C through the Yea River and Goulburn River Valleys, but briefly nudged back up to 10C in Seymour.

The mercury continued to drop as we headed northeast towards the Border region. It was about 8C in Euroa, then 6C in Benalla, Glenrowan and Wangaratta. By the time we arrived at Albury/Wodonga it had dipped to 5C.

East of the Border region and Lake Hume, the cold air bit even harder! From Koetong and Shelley right through to Corryong it plunged to 2-3C, with patchy frost and dew, plus very heavy fog at times, mainly in Berringama, so thick at times that we slowed down from 100km/h to around 70km/h! eek

Only other things worth mentioning were: a lovely moonrise during the train ride through the Melbourne suburbs of Croydon and Mooroolbark to Lilydale around 5:45pm; light mist around Glenrowan, Wangaratta (with the stench of smoke), and Cudgewa; a bit of gusty southeast wind in Wodonga and neighbouring Bandiana; and some low cloud clinging to the NSW Snowy Mountains.

Going for an icy 0C here in Corryong tonight, with locally severe frost and patchy fog, followed by a sunny high of 14C tomorrow afternoon! smile

Currently around 4C out at nearby Khancoban.


Edited by aussiestormfreak (10/06/2017 01:12)

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#1425708 - 10/06/2017 18:42 Re: Cold front and lots of rain ? - GFS V ACCESS 7th-11th June. [Re: samboz]
Petros Offline
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Great trip report ASF.

Nice day here, I only recorded 15C but it felt much warmer in the calm sunshine at Royal Maffra GC!

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#1425724 - 11/06/2017 00:00 Re: Cold front and lots of rain ? - GFS V ACCESS 7th-11th June. [Re: samboz]
aussiestormfreak Offline
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Cheers Petros! smile

Here's my report from here in Corryong for today:

According to Weatherzone and the BOM, it plunged to -1.5C at the local airport this morning.

I set the alarm on my smartphone for dawn at 7am in the hopes of snapping up some pics of frost and/or fog. When I peaked through the window, it looked like nothing more than just a low overcast, so I went back to sleep lol. poke

My bad! A friend of mine who lives here in town said it was sunny around 7:30am, then she saw fog roll in from the east, and then it cleared as quickly as it came! smile

Anyway...

The fog steadily retreated towards the north (in the Tooma/Tumbarumba direction) as the morning progressed, and by 1pm it was completely gone. smile

And aside from extensive high cloud, as a result of the ECL over NSW/ACT, that moved down from the northeast during the day (although it was mainly confined to the northern half of the sky), the Upper Murray enjoyed a fine, crisp, cool afternoon, with an estimated high of around 14-15C. Thanks to the lack of wind, the Sun felt very pleasant! smile

The weather was perfect for walking, and for taking a quick mid-afternoon drive with my dad to nearby Towong on the Murray River to see some snow coated on the Kosciuszko ridge. smile

The high cloud I mentioned earlier helped to create a beautiful winter sunset over Cudgewa and the Burrowa-Pine Mountain National Park at 5pm! smile

As soon as the sunset was over I dashed back indoors, as it was getting very cold quite quickly! It was 8C at 5:30pm and my hands were turning red; five hours later when I last checked it was 3C. Expecting it to drop to -1C tonight, and there is a frost warning in effect! eek

The fog/mist started forming around town at about 7:30pm btw, although it might also be smoke from all the wood heaters and outdoor fires, but it's very hard to tell in the moonlight.

Pity there wasn't as much snow on the northwest-facing side of the NSW Snowy Mountains as I had hoped. Also, the lack of good late-autumn/early-winter rainfall, combined with frequent severe frosts, has meant that many of the pastures across the Upper Murray are dry and brown. frown

On a more positive note, even this deep into winter there is some isolated leftover autumn colour around town! grin

Some pics I took today:

https://www.instagram.com/p/BVJIbmthvgp/

https://www.instagram.com/p/BVJJiNnheDb/

https://www.instagram.com/p/BVJuebLB39a/

https://www.instagram.com/p/BVJwrwYBcM7/

https://www.instagram.com/p/BVJy7g-Bwbs/

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#1425736 - 11/06/2017 09:29 Re: Cold front and lots of rain ? - GFS V ACCESS 7th-11th June. [Re: samboz]
aussiestormfreak Offline
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A very, VERY wintry morning here in Corryong atm. Dipped down to around 1C last night, so not quite cold enough for the snow-white severe frost/hard freeze I was anticipating.

Still, there is no denying the fact that it is freezing cold outside, around 4C on my thermometer (2C at Khancoban, NSW) with heavy fog! eek

Going for a sunny top of 15C this arvo... hopefully lol. smile

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#1426302 - 19/06/2017 23:57 Re: Cold front and lots of rain ? - GFS V ACCESS 7th-11th June. [Re: samboz]
aussiestormfreak Offline
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Loc: Melbourne (Belgrave); Corryong...
Pardon my prolonged absence, I've been far busier than usual lately! I arrived back home in Melbourne from Corryong last Monday night, so it's time for me to start catching up on my weather reports lol. smile

Here's my report for Sunday June 11th 2017...

My dad and I left Corryong at about for a day trip to visit some of his relatives in Cobram/Barooga further downstream on the Murray River, having moved there from Melbourne a few months beforehand; my mum and sister stayed behind.

Except for the Bandiana Link, the Albury/Wodonga-Barnawartha North leg of the M31 Hume Freeway (Melbourne-Sydney), and for a slight detour around the outskirts of Rutherglen (due to a couple of events in town), it was a fairly good run west along the Murray Valley Highway. The drive lasted about 3 hours; we left Corryong at about 10:30am and reached our destination around 1:30pm, in plenty of time of lunch! No stops along the way but ah well. smile

The return journey took roughly 3.5 hours, departing Cobram/Barooga at roughly 6:15pm and arriving back in Corryong around 9:15pm, with dinner in Albury/Wodonga at about 8pm.

Weatherwise, it was a day with a split personality!

The Upper Murray region was enveloped in a heavy fog blanket that kept temperatures around 5C, even in the town of Corryong itself when my dad and I left! eek

The fog lasted as far as Berringama, but then started breaking up and cleared completely as we climbed up to Shelley and Koetong, leaving us with mostly sunny skies and fast-warming temperatures that spiked above 10C. smile

The fog returned around Bullioh, but at nearby Tallangatta it cleared yet again.

I did notice some mid-level cloud away north beyond Table Top (as a result of last weekend's ECL in NSW/ACT) as drove towards Albury/Wodonga, and it was a bit hazy too. Otherwise it was a beautiful winter's day! smile

By the time we reached Albury/Wodonga (just before noon) it was around 13C. Around 30 minutes later in Rutherglen it was about 16C, and by mid-afternoon in Cobram/Barooga it had warmed to a gloriously mild 18-19C, just warm enough for me to walk around comfortably in a T-shirt! =D

A veil of high cloud swept overhead from the west during the afternoon and cleared off during the evening, but not before creating a beautiful sunset. smile

The drive back at night was also interesting. It stayed around 10C as far as Bundalong (the moon could be seen rising in the east just before we reached Yarrawonga/Mulwala), and then dropped to about 7C to as far as the Border region. Here and there we encountered patchy fog and mist along the Murray Valley Highway.

East of Albury/Wodonga it was mostly clear as far as Tallangatta, with the temperature around 5-6C.

The rest of the way back to Corryong, we encountered increasingly heavy and persistent fog, with temperatures varying between 3-6C, although it briefly dropped to 2C around the Koetong/Shelley area!

According to my mum and sister, the fog did left in Corryong, but there was only a couple of hours worth of sunshine. Otherwise, it was a raw, dank, mostly cloudy day in town! crazy

Minimum and Maximum Temperatures for the day. Source: BOM

Khancoban
0.9C / 12.5C

Corryong
-0.8C / 11.1C

Hunters Hill
4.4C / 10.2C

Hume Weir
3.8C / 13.4C

Albury Airport
1.4C / 16.6C

Rutherglen
-1.4C / 16.3C

Corowa Airport
0.0C / 16.8C

Yarrawonga
1.8C / 17.7C

Tocumwal Airport
2.8C / 18.7C


As a side note, this is one of the few times I've ever done a long-distance road trip through the Murray River Valley; it's very rare for me to venture downstream of Albury/Wodonga! smile

I visited Yarrawonga/Mulwala (and nearby Bundalong) way back in September 2012, but only for a day trip from Melbourne, and only for a family reunion.

Otherwise, I last travelled along the Murray River way back in July 2012 when my family and I drove from Melbourne to Corryong. We dropped into Shepparton for a funeral, then continued north to Tocumwal, and then east along the NSW side of the river to Albury/Wodonga (and then onto Corryong), stopping briefly in Barooga (not Cobram) and for afternoon tea at Corowa (not Wahgunyah). smile

The only other time I did this sort of Murray Valley road trip was way, WAY back in January 2010. My family and I did a round trip from Corryong to Shepparton and back, travelling through Tallangatta, Albury/Wodonga, Wangaratta, and Benalla on the way there. On the return journey, we drove back to Albury/Wodonga and later Corryong via Katamatite, then across the Murray River at Yarrawonga/Mulwala and east along the NSW side through Corowa/Wahgunyah and Howlong (where we had dinner btw).

Last weekend's trip has given we a chance to see yet another tiny but beautiful corner of Victoria, as well as NSW/ACT!! grin

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#1426472 - 22/06/2017 08:26 Re: Cold front and lots of rain ? - GFS V ACCESS 7th-11th June. [Re: samboz]
doogasnow Offline
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Well, not much to talk about over the last
Few weeks that's for sure!
Very un exciting bland weather with
The big high pressure systems mowing everything
Down in its path!!
Can't really see this pattern changing over
The next 10 days or so??
Never seen anything like this around my
Area for June 🤔

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