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#1422163 - 25/04/2017 16:44 Re: SA - Rainband April 24 to April 26 2017 [Re: StormCapture]
ThD Ht Offline
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Registered: 02/03/2002
Posts: 3917
Loc: Reynella, S.A.
front's not even here and the weather is already turning to crap,
at the end of 4 great days, perfect timing. bring it on.

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#1422169 - 25/04/2017 18:40 Re: SA - Rainband April 24 to April 26 2017 [Re: StormCapture]
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Registered: 10/05/2001
Posts: 14871
Loc: Seaford Meadows, SA
3mm to 9am and 1mm since

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#1422186 - 25/04/2017 21:59 Re: SA - Rainband April 24 to April 26 2017 [Re: StormCapture]
Seira Offline
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Registered: 27/08/2003
Posts: 7214
Loc: Adelaide Hills.
Would I be thinking accurately in that Sellick's Hill's Radar underestimates rain rates (slightly or a fair bit)?
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#1422187 - 25/04/2017 22:51 Re: SA - Rainband April 24 to April 26 2017 [Re: StormCapture]
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Registered: 10/05/2001
Posts: 14871
Loc: Seaford Meadows, SA
It's fairly good in the convective stuff that's heavy but otherwise yes it does.

The line with that front was nothing short of violent. Flat out the heaviest rain here since the brilliant winter coldies of 2013. Amazing, lashing, sideways and just out and out torrential. Exactly like a monsoonal shower from the Top End. Got 10.4mm from that first one alone, few moderate to quite heavy ones since as well.

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#1422189 - 25/04/2017 22:53 Re: SA - Rainband April 24 to April 26 2017 [Re: StormCapture]
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Registered: 02/12/2010
Posts: 2134
Loc: Clare, SA
I think with sellicks radar distance from radar has a much greater effect than the Doppler that is Buckland park. I don't think its too inaccurate up to say 50km, but beyond that it severely underestimates rain rates.
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#1422190 - 25/04/2017 23:00 Re: SA - Rainband April 24 to April 26 2017 [Re: StormCapture]
Seira Offline
Meteorological Motor Mouth

Registered: 27/08/2003
Posts: 7214
Loc: Adelaide Hills.
Ok, thanks for info smile .
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#1422193 - 26/04/2017 05:47 Re: SA - Rainband April 24 to April 26 2017 [Re: StormCapture]
ThD Ht Offline
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Registered: 02/03/2002
Posts: 3917
Loc: Reynella, S.A.
more heavy rain yestereday evening, into stream showers now,
plotting shows showers moving@73kmh.
winds peaked in the 4hrs between 10pm and 2am, backed off
after that but not by much.
mate at bute only got a couple of mils from the system up
to 6pm yesterday.

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#1422199 - 26/04/2017 08:33 Re: SA - Rainband April 24 to April 26 2017 [Re: StormCapture]
liz Offline
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Registered: 02/12/2001
Posts: 1902
Loc: Near Victor Harbor S.A.
Hi all. Very gusty along the coast. 1.19 am 51 knot gust SW .

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#1422334 - 27/04/2017 08:50 Re: SA - Rainband April 24 to April 26 2017 [Re: StormCapture]
Ryan Hothersall Offline
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Registered: 15/11/2009
Posts: 779
Loc: Gulfview Heights, South Austra...
Here's what I got from the April 24-26 system here in Gulfview Heights.

Apr 24: 2.4 mm
Apr 25: 2.4 mm
Apr 26: 1.4 mm

Total: 6.2 mm
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#1422406 - 27/04/2017 23:29 Re: SA - Rainband April 24 to April 26 2017 [Re: StormCapture]
betsuin Offline
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Registered: 07/04/2010
Posts: 596
Loc: Magill, Adelaide
And another little bit of rain here just now 11pm Thursday :-)

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#1422471 - 28/04/2017 23:44 Re: SA - Rainband April 24 to April 26 2017 [Re: StormCapture]
ThD Ht Offline
Weatherzone ratbag

Registered: 02/03/2002
Posts: 3917
Loc: Reynella, S.A.
my total up to and including the 26th ended up as 17.2mm
comprising :-
24- 7.6mm
25- 7.4mm
26- 2.2mm
not too sloppy at all considering much of the 25th and all
of the 26th was drizzle.

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