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#1431231 - 19/08/2017 14:35 Re: NSW Sth - Widespread snow event and very strong winds 18-19 August 2017 [Re: Kino]
Wave Rider Offline
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Went up to the OP today, no snow falling but plenty of it around and there was sunshine too which looked really nice with the snow.
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#1431241 - 19/08/2017 15:54 Re: NSW Sth - Widespread snow event and very strong winds 18-19 August 2017 [Re: Wave Rider]
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Originally Posted By: Wave Rider
Went up to the OP today, no snow falling but plenty of it around and there was sunshine too which looked really nice with the snow.


Any pictures??
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#1431243 - 19/08/2017 16:08 Re: NSW Sth - Widespread snow event and very strong winds 18-19 August 2017 [Re: Kino]
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Yeah I'll post some a bit later. smile
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#1431245 - 19/08/2017 16:17 Re: NSW Sth - Widespread snow event and very strong winds 18-19 August 2017 [Re: Kino]
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Loc: Ellalong,10kms SW of Cessnock ...
A long line of showers some with thunder moving from south to north just off the coast,some could be clipping the coast north of Newcastle.
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#1431258 - 19/08/2017 18:35 Re: NSW Sth - Widespread snow event and very strong winds 18-19 August 2017 [Re: Kino]
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Edited by Wave Rider (19/08/2017 18:36)
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#1431260 - 19/08/2017 18:38 Re: NSW Sth - Widespread snow event and very strong winds 18-19 August 2017 [Re: Kino]
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Nice stuff WR.
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#1431263 - 19/08/2017 19:37 Re: NSW Sth - Widespread snow event and very strong winds 18-19 August 2017 [Re: Kino]
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Yeh, great photos WR!!!
That's pretty special to be able to see that considering you saw no snow falling!!


Edited by Homer (19/08/2017 19:38)

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#1431265 - 19/08/2017 19:46 Re: NSW Sth - Widespread snow event and very strong winds 18-19 August 2017 [Re: Kino]
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OP rum
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#1431266 - 19/08/2017 20:25 Re: NSW Sth - Widespread snow event and very strong winds 18-19 August 2017 [Re: Kino]
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Loc: Ellalong,10kms SW of Cessnock ...
EddyG,It looks like you are getting some moderate to heavy showers clipping the coast in your area and further north at the moment,I wish we could get a good drop inland here south of Cessnock.


Edited by Stormy3 (19/08/2017 20:25)
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#1431268 - 19/08/2017 20:49 Re: NSW Sth - Widespread snow event and very strong winds 18-19 August 2017 [Re: Kino]
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Good stuff WR, thanks for posting. I see from the GPS coordinates on Flickr that's Shooter's Hill.

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Those showers are clipping Sydney's East now.

Sydney.com sees more or less average temps for the next couple of weeks: Sydney 15 day forecast

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#1431269 - 19/08/2017 21:10 Re: NSW Sth - Widespread snow event and very strong winds 18-19 August 2017 [Re: Kino]
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Great stuff WR so jealous!

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#1431270 - 19/08/2017 21:23 Re: NSW Sth - Widespread snow event and very strong winds 18-19 August 2017 [Re: Kino]
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Icy cold wind driven rain. Fantastic
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#1431271 - 19/08/2017 21:30 Re: NSW Sth - Widespread snow event and very strong winds 18-19 August 2017 [Re: Kino]
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Thanks everyone.

Homer- Yeah I felt very lucky, especially given that the sun came out.

Steve- It actually isn't at "the" Shooters Hill on top of the hill, but actually just east on the main road about 1250m ASL. I didn't realise I was so close to Shooters Hill until I went home and looked at Google Earth with the coordinates of my photos.
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#1431312 - 20/08/2017 18:06 Re: NSW Sth - Widespread snow event and very strong winds 18-19 August 2017 [Re: Kino]
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I am just back in Sydney after a weekend away out Oberon way.

Snow on the ground over quite a wide area early on, the most snow I seen on the ground was not far from Hampton on the way towards Jenolan just after the Oberon turn off, the road up there was white over, no tarmac to be seen and the trees white over with wind blown snow, cleared when dropping down towards Jenolan Caves, good snow again after the climb back out of Jenolan towards Edith.

Snow around the Black Springs area also and went for a bit of a walk around there which was really nice.

Had a snow ball fight with my son and built a small snow man.

Good frost in Oberon this morning, good weekend away.


Edited by Jon77 (20/08/2017 18:07)

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#1431343 - 21/08/2017 09:13 Re: NSW Sth - Widespread snow event and very strong winds 18-19 August 2017 [Re: Kino]
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I went up Mt Canobolas yesterday and there was still snow settled on the southern side up near the top.

Also snow under any shaded spot - eg trees.

Plenty of people up there enjoying a bit of snow.

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