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#1434780 - 22/09/2017 19:07 Re: SE QLD/NE NSW - Fire risk/severe heat/inland raised dust/poss severe storm - 22-30th Sep 2017 [Re: Ken Kato]
Namarrkun Offline
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Registered: 17/11/2012
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Loc: Salisbury
Currently in Gympie Southside...the wind has really picked up here the last 5 minutes, the storm cell hitting the Sunny Coast looking at the radar doesn't appear to be going any further North then Kandanga, so doubt we'll see rain here...been a nice light show to our South though


Edited by Namarrkun (22/09/2017 19:08)

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#1434782 - 22/09/2017 20:10 Re: SE QLD/NE NSW - Fire risk/severe heat/inland raised dust/poss severe storm - 22-30th Sep 2017 [Re: Ken Kato]
Colin Maitland Offline
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Registered: 01/09/2009
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Loc: North Brisbane ( Bracken Ridge...
Copping a pretty wild ride here at Bracken Ridge. Heavy rain and maasive cg's, cc's and low sheet lightning. Massive cracks of thunder.
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#1434784 - 22/09/2017 20:21 Re: SE QLD/NE NSW - Fire risk/severe heat/inland raised dust/poss severe storm - 22-30th Sep 2017 [Re: Ken Kato]
Mad Elf #1.5 Offline
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Registered: 05/03/2012
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Loc: Mt Hallen QLD
I think this afternoons storms were a tad above expectations? Great start of the season. Next please!

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#1434785 - 22/09/2017 20:35 Re: SE QLD/NE NSW - Fire risk/severe heat/inland raised dust/poss severe storm - 22-30th Sep 2017 [Re: Ken Kato]
Raweth Offline
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Registered: 02/02/2011
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Loc: Darling Heights, Toowoomba, QL...
Wasn't expecting anything at all today, have about 8ml in the rain gauge, lots of thunder and lightning and pea-sized hail. It smells wonderful. Can't wait for more!

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#1434786 - 22/09/2017 20:43 Re: SE QLD/NE NSW - Fire risk/severe heat/inland raised dust/poss severe storm - 22-30th Sep 2017 [Re: Ken Kato]
Mad Elf #1.5 Offline
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Loc: Mt Hallen QLD
Well, storms popped up at 13.30 & they still going past 20.30 is, great! Maybe not quite as much rain I expected but its better than last couple of months of boring!


Edited by Mad Elf #1.5 (22/09/2017 20:44)

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#1434787 - 22/09/2017 20:56 Re: SE QLD/NE NSW - Fire risk/severe heat/inland raised dust/poss severe storm - 22-30th Sep 2017 [Re: Mad Elf #1.5]
Nature's Fury Offline
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Registered: 29/11/2009
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Loc: Brisbane Western Suburbs
Originally Posted By: Mad Elf #1.5
I think this afternoons storms were a tad above expectations? Great start of the season. Next please!


Despite a few problems the set-up was quite promising for this time of year. And then it definitely delivered above expectations. Some good falls, hail and a great lightning show. Probably the best September storm event that I can remember.

Unfortunately we look very storm-deprived in the weeks to come.

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#1434788 - 22/09/2017 21:31 Re: SE QLD/NE NSW - Fire risk/severe heat/inland raised dust/poss severe storm - 22-30th Sep 2017 [Re: Ken Kato]
BIG T Offline
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Registered: 24/01/2012
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Loc: Albany Creek , QLD
Only flew out yday! Geez I can miss the action.

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#1434799 - 22/09/2017 22:44 Re: SE QLD/NE NSW - Fire risk/severe heat/inland raised dust/poss severe storm - 22-30th Sep 2017 [Re: Ken Kato]
CJI Offline
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Registered: 31/10/2005
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Loc: Victoria Point
Not enough precipitation to wet the ground here. The region did better than expected, however.
A few nice cells went to the north and south in reasonably close proximity.

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#1434802 - 23/09/2017 00:40 Re: SE QLD/NE NSW - Fire risk/severe heat/inland raised dust/poss severe storm - 22-30th Sep 2017 [Re: Ken Kato]
Seabreeze Offline
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Registered: 18/09/2005
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Loc: South West Rocks, NSW
Looked like a decent storm this afternoon moved through the Bellingen-Dorrigo area and then just inland of Coffs Harbour where it died out, bringing no rain to the city.
Since July 16th (69 days ago), there has only been 0.2mm fall at the Coffs Harbour AWS. Quite amazing, it's hard to imagine Coffs so dry. We've had 4.8mm here since July 16th. Very dry on the NENSW Coast, quite a number of places with just 1-5mm over this period (the odd place here and there with 0-1mm).
Hopefully the final three months of the year are more kind.
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#1434806 - 23/09/2017 06:58 Re: SE QLD/NE NSW - Fire risk/severe heat/inland raised dust/poss severe storm - 22-30th Sep 2017 [Re: Ken Kato]
pabloako Offline
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It was a wonderful light show here and a total of 2.2mm, which broke the 35 day dry spell and settled the dust a bit.

Now comes the heat!
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#1434811 - 23/09/2017 08:08 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: NSW Port Stephens
Nice pic CJI, I like your gallery too!!
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#1434813 - 23/09/2017 08:11 Re: SE QLD/NE NSW - Fire risk/severe heat/inland raised dust/poss severe storm - 22-30th Sep 2017 [Re: Ken Kato]
retired weather man Offline
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Registered: 01/07/2007
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Loc: Wynnum
Wynnum Nth 24 hour rain 4.2mm from 4 separate thunderstorms - number 1 gave trace rain, number 2 gave 0.8mm, number 3 gave 3.2mm plus hail, number 4 gave 0.2mm.

TS number 3 produced short scattering of very small hail just after 2000K.
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#1434818 - 23/09/2017 08:20 Re: SE QLD/NE NSW - Fire risk/severe heat/inland raised dust/poss severe storm - 22-30th Sep 2017 [Re: Ken Kato]
Colin Maitland Offline
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Registered: 01/09/2009
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Loc: North Brisbane ( Bracken Ridge...
Very nice picture CJl. The last of storms that hit around 19:30 gave us a total of 11mm. It was pretty impressive for the amount of lightning it threw at us. Now the heat comes and drags all that moisture away. DOH!
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#1434825 - 23/09/2017 09:23 Re: SE QLD/NE NSW - Fire risk/severe heat/inland raised dust/poss severe storm - 22-30th Sep 2017 [Re: Ken Kato]
Mad Elf #1.5 Offline
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Loc: Mt Hallen QLD
1mm total last night + light show.
Nice pic CJI.

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#1434831 - 23/09/2017 10:09 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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Registered: 17/09/2015
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Loc: Strathpine, QLD
We ended up getting 9.4mm at home here, I was out and about during the storms around 3pm and the lightning was just tremendous. Constant flangs and plenty of CC lightning as well.

Whoever posted the other day that storms were likely to be highly charged was spot on.

We had a second cell come through around 8PM where I was at Albany Creek and it was just as ferocious. I was getting in my car at the time and a MASSIVE flang went off right as I touched the door handle, just about gave me a heart attack haha.
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#1434834 - 23/09/2017 10:54 Re: SE QLD/NE NSW - Fire risk/severe heat/inland raised dust/poss severe storm - 22-30th Sep 2017 [Re: Ken Kato]
Whisper Offline
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Registered: 31/01/2011
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Loc: Gympie
Not a drop of rain here yesterday in Gympie

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#1434846 - 23/09/2017 11:51 Re: SE QLD/NE NSW - Fire risk/severe heat/inland raised dust/poss severe storm - 22-30th Sep 2017 [Re: Ken Kato]
ozone doug Offline
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Loc: Roma SW QLD Eye to the West...
Hi all.Warming up out here 33 deg at the moment .Wind from the West South West at 10kmh to 33 kmh at the moment .Got a wedding to go to this arvo so hope the dust stays away.
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#1434851 - 23/09/2017 12:20 Re: SE QLD/NE NSW - Fire risk/severe heat/inland raised dust/poss severe storm - 22-30th Sep 2017 [Re: Ken Kato]
Mad Elf #1.5 Offline
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Loc: Mt Hallen QLD
33C, with 10km/h N breeze, 27%RH.


Edited by Mad Elf #1.5 (23/09/2017 12:20)

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#1434868 - 23/09/2017 14:10 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: Wollongong and Berrima NSW
Happy birthday to Ben!
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#1434872 - 23/09/2017 14:38 Re: SE QLD/NE NSW - Fire risk/severe heat/inland raised dust/poss severe storm - 22-30th Sep 2017 [Re: Ken Kato]
wet sky Offline
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Loc: NENSW-Wet Subtropics
Jeez we're in the mid thirties here. Stuff all humidity so its nowhere near as bad as those summer heatwaves, but still, its pretty incredible considering its only September and we have at least another week of this.

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