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#1460211 - 02/04/2018 07:09 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - April 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
Pacman Offline
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Loc: Cairns - Upper Bentley Park
Looks like a nice heavy guster about to hit the FNQTC


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#1460217 - 02/04/2018 07:57 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - April 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
Pacman Offline
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#1460302 - 02/04/2018 14:06 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - April 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
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Registered: 28/11/2011
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Loc: South Mission Beach QLD
Nice day at the beach!

Hard to believe we have a so called cyclone spinning just off the coast🤔

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#1460311 - 02/04/2018 15:01 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - April 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
drivenunder Offline
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Ok, so I spent my long week painting. The sweat was everywhere, purely gross weather. When do we expect it to dry up (lower humidity) now that its early April?
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#1460398 - 02/04/2018 19:11 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - April 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
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Seems like once this passes she is done for the year, seems .....

After the last decent wet of 10/11 there were very dry years, I really don't need extremely dry years from here on, more likely than not tho, Australia being Australia
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#1460412 - 02/04/2018 19:40 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - April 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
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Interesting radar ATM,

slowly getting onto the wettest spots and tidying up.


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#1460596 - 03/04/2018 10:09 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - April 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
scott12 Offline
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Registered: 10/11/2015
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Loc: maadi Tully area
So much for 1299 mm of rain for this "event"...we will be lucky to reach double figures..

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#1460626 - 03/04/2018 12:52 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - April 2018 [Re: scott12]
hickory Offline
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Originally Posted By: scott12
So much for 1299 mm of rain for this "event"...we will be lucky to reach double figures..

That's weather models for you.
In the realms of a Crystal ball.

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#1460722 - 03/04/2018 17:58 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - April 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
drivenunder Offline
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I reckon the season is over... we just need to get rid of the humidity - over it.
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#1460788 - 03/04/2018 21:09 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - April 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
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Don't count it out till the end of April DU. Still hopeful for a wetter than the past 2 years April up here.
I think Tinaroo will spill before the end of April too. That would be the perfect end to the wet season!!!
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#1460799 - 03/04/2018 22:45 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - April 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
Kowree Offline
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Registered: 26/03/2012
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Loc: Utchee Creek via Innisfail.
Extremely dry, apart from all the slopes springing water like someone turned the taps on down in the subterranean.
Five days without rain..went mad mowing the lawns real short last Saturday and my comment in diary (yes, pitiful I know) - "Mowed the lawns - Heavens knows when they will be dry again."
The time when Iris was just a mere Tropical Low 340km east of Cairns.


Edited by Kowree (03/04/2018 22:46)

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#1460835 - 04/04/2018 08:29 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - April 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
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Haven't had to mow since last Wednesday....be a while before it needs it again frown

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#1460836 - 04/04/2018 08:40 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - April 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
WANDJINA G'vale Offline
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Registered: 22/03/2006
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Loc: Gordonvale - Qld
And, I see the rain forecast for the coming weekend starting to become something - with this map I see what the motivation for it is

Ex Iris


Edited by WANDJINA G'vale (04/04/2018 08:41)
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#1460975 - 05/04/2018 09:09 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - April 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
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Loc: South Mission Beach QLD
7mm overnight.

Mostly from light showers started around 5pm. Very still here.

Monsoon still looks reasonably active to the north, perhaps good for a final hit in a week or two.

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#1461048 - 05/04/2018 18:50 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - April 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
WANDJINA G'vale Offline
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Registered: 22/03/2006
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Loc: Gordonvale - Qld
Knock me over with a feather, the radar has ACTION tonight

Iris remains CAT1 against all odds for the moment
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#1461050 - 05/04/2018 19:17 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - April 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
hickory Offline
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I see Tinaroo is still receiving a small inflow from the surrounding catchment.
Level was at 91.97% as of about an hour ago.

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#1461051 - 05/04/2018 19:45 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - April 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
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Loc: Maryfarms NQ
Apparently Atherton has received nearly 50 mm over the last hour or so.

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#1461062 - 05/04/2018 22:37 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - April 2018 [Re: marakai]
hickory Offline
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Originally Posted By: marakai
Apparently Atherton has received nearly 50 mm over the last hour or so.

I watched that cell on the radar for about 5 minutes, and it just sat there, right over Atherton.

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#1461106 - 06/04/2018 18:08 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - April 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
hickory Offline
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With the pace of the MJO pulse in the last 9 days,- I'm wondering if we might get another little look in toward the end of the month.

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#1461110 - 06/04/2018 20:14 Re: Far North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell Northwards - April 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
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Any word on when the humidity will drop off?
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