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#1434709 - 22/09/2017 14:16 Re: SE QLD/NE NSW - Fire risk/severe heat/inland raised dust/poss severe storm - 22-30th Sep 2017 [Re: Ken Kato]
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Loc: North Brisbane ( Bracken Ridge...
Track Path as at 14:16

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#1434710 - 22/09/2017 14:18 Re: SE QLD/NE NSW - Fire risk/severe heat/inland raised dust/poss severe storm - 22-30th Sep 2017 [Re: Ken Kato]
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Great to see the radar lighting up again! It's been a bit of a slow start this spring.

The storm just NE of Gatton is producing an incredible amount of lightning according to the tracker, the sea breeze is gusting quite strong at the moment so hopefully it'll continue to inject more moisture for it to grow!

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#1434712 - 22/09/2017 14:27 Re: SE QLD/NE NSW - Fire risk/severe heat/inland raised dust/poss severe storm - 22-30th Sep 2017 [Re: Ken Kato]
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Loc: North Brisbane ( Bracken Ridge...
Wide Bay and District warning as well

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
for DAMAGING WINDS and LARGE HAILSTONES

For people in Southeast Coast and parts of Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast Districts.

Issued at 2:00 pm Friday, 22 September 2017.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds and large hailstones in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Brisbane, Maroochydore, Ipswich, Moreton Bay and islands, Noosa and Caboolture.

Small hail has occurred at Crows Nest and Gatton.
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#1434713 - 22/09/2017 14:36 Re: SE QLD/NE NSW - Fire risk/severe heat/inland raised dust/poss severe storm - 22-30th Sep 2017 [Re: Ken Kato]
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Another update on the track paths to show how fast the severe cells are developing (14:35)

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#1434718 - 22/09/2017 14:47 Re: SE QLD/NE NSW - Fire risk/severe heat/inland raised dust/poss severe storm - 22-30th Sep 2017 [Re: Ken Kato]
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#1434722 - 22/09/2017 14:54 Re: SE QLD/NE NSW - Fire risk/severe heat/inland raised dust/poss severe storm - 22-30th Sep 2017 [Re: Ken Kato]
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Good timing for Mt Stapy to back online! Marburg is pretty well useless like Grafton.


Edited by Wave Rider (22/09/2017 14:55)
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#1434725 - 22/09/2017 15:04 Re: SE QLD/NE NSW - Fire risk/severe heat/inland raised dust/poss severe storm - 22-30th Sep 2017 [Re: Mike Hauber]
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Originally Posted By: Mike Hauber
Sunshine coast doing well in a NW setup? Never thought I'd see the day.

Still got to see if there is enough shear to get them down from the hills.


The broadscale steering winds are from the WSW.

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#1434730 - 22/09/2017 15:16 Re: SE QLD/NE NSW - Fire risk/severe heat/inland raised dust/poss severe storm - 22-30th Sep 2017 [Re: Ken Kato]
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Stapy & Marburg not updating, broken?
Nice pics Ken, thanks for posting.


Edited by Mad Elf #1.5 (22/09/2017 15:18)

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#1434737 - 22/09/2017 15:29 Re: SE QLD/NE NSW - Fire risk/severe heat/inland raised dust/poss severe storm - 22-30th Sep 2017 [Re: Mad Elf #1.5]
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Really bizarre. According to the radar we're under the black west of Brisbane but there's only a few drops of rain and light wind.

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#1434740 - 22/09/2017 15:33 Re: SE QLD/NE NSW - Fire risk/severe heat/inland raised dust/poss severe storm - 22-30th Sep 2017 [Re: Ken Kato]
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Some of the larger hail being reported from a few of the cells - this photo taken by Georgia Quinn at Walloon near Amberley and shared to facebook:




Edited by Ken Kato (22/09/2017 15:34)
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#1434741 - 22/09/2017 15:34 Re: SE QLD/NE NSW - Fire risk/severe heat/inland raised dust/poss severe storm - 22-30th Sep 2017 [Re: Ken Kato]
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Continous thunder to our WNW, bugger all rain.

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#1434744 - 22/09/2017 15:39 Re: SE QLD/NE NSW - Fire risk/severe heat/inland raised dust/poss severe storm - 22-30th Sep 2017 [Re: Nature's Fury]
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Originally Posted By: Nature's Fury
Really bizarre. According to the radar we're under the black west of Brisbane but there's only a few drops of rain and light wind.


I think Stappy has dreadfully overcooked the storm out your way... looking out towards Oxley-ish way from here it just looks like light rain, there was even a gap in the clouds.

Likewise, here we should be under green-intensity rain, but I'm sitting here with my window open and our roof is barely running off.
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#1434749 - 22/09/2017 15:41 Re: SE QLD/NE NSW - Fire risk/severe heat/inland raised dust/poss severe storm - 22-30th Sep 2017 [Re: Nature's Fury]
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Originally Posted By: Nature's Fury
Really bizarre. According to the radar we're under the black west of Brisbane but there's only a few drops of rain and light wind.


Spoke too soon. Good dump of rain and some pea-sized hail. There would have been some bigger stones south of here judging by the radar.

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#1434765 - 22/09/2017 16:55 Re: SE QLD/NE NSW - Fire risk/severe heat/inland raised dust/poss severe storm - 22-30th Sep 2017 [Re: Ken Kato]
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Just drove home from Noosa to Doonan. Moderate heavy rain in Noosa with some pea size hail. I would not be surprised if Noosa-Tewantin records 10-15mm of rain in the end. However back at Doonan and as I drove out of town less rain and at home we only got 2.5mm. Unfortunately rain did not fall in the hinterland where needed to fill home tanks. Enough to dampen grass for a bit.
Can only hope for a round 2 but not holding my breath.

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#1434766 - 22/09/2017 16:57 Re: SE QLD/NE NSW - Fire risk/severe heat/inland raised dust/poss severe storm - 22-30th Sep 2017 [Re: Ken Kato]
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Looks like GFS did quite well with regards to the heaviest precip falling on the southern SC.

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#1434770 - 22/09/2017 17:39 Re: SE QLD/NE NSW - Fire risk/severe heat/inland raised dust/poss severe storm - 22-30th Sep 2017 [Re: Ken Kato]
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A few good isolated storms around with some close CG's in the SW part of town. Only 5 drops of rain however which should about do it for the month. No measurable rain recorded for September. In general, only trace amounts over the past 4 months. The driest I have seen it here since spring 2009. Hope some of you got lucky today. It was nice to hear thunder again but.


Edited by Warwick Eye2Sky (22/09/2017 17:39)
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#1434771 - 22/09/2017 17:45 Re: SE QLD/NE NSW - Fire risk/severe heat/inland raised dust/poss severe storm - 22-30th Sep 2017 [Re: Ken Kato]
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Nothing here, looked promising earlier but is now clear skies apart from the area of storms towards the sunny coast. Looks likely that our September total will be a big fat zilch, and after 0.8mm in August things are fairly desperate here. And almost 7 days of 34C+ from Sunday onwards, unheard of for this time of year, especially considering the record max here for Sept is 35.9C and before that was just 34.0C!!
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#1434773 - 22/09/2017 18:05 Re: SE QLD/NE NSW - Fire risk/severe heat/inland raised dust/poss severe storm - 22-30th Sep 2017 [Re: Ken Kato]
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Storm is wrapping around us. Nada so far but teeming all around.
Die moan valley...
fingers crossed

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#1434777 - 22/09/2017 18:50 Re: SE QLD/NE NSW - Fire risk/severe heat/inland raised dust/poss severe storm - 22-30th Sep 2017 [Re: Ken Kato]
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Yep Sunshine Coast rain shield picking right up where it left off last summer and the summer before that and the summer before that and the summer before that.. rain is finished in this part of the world.. permanently
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#1434778 - 22/09/2017 18:55 Re: SE QLD/NE NSW - Fire risk/severe heat/inland raised dust/poss severe storm - 22-30th Sep 2017 [Re: Ken Kato]
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Enjoying a nice little light show atm with a bit of light rain.

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