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by windyrob
Mon Jan 20, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: Victoria / Tasmania
Topic: Victoria - Warm then more rain - 13th-26th Jan 2020
Replies: 505
Views: 39067

Re: Victoria - Warm then more rain - 13th-23rd Jan 2020

B&W version of yesterday cell from frankston.
by windyrob
Wed Jan 15, 2020 10:45 pm
Forum: Victoria / Tasmania
Topic: Victoria - Warm then more rain - 13th-26th Jan 2020
Replies: 505
Views: 39067

Re: Victoria - Warm then more rain - 13th-20th Jan 2020

Nice to see some mist rising from the roads for a change!
https://flic.kr/p/2ifi4Hg
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by windyrob
Wed Jan 15, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: Victoria / Tasmania
Topic: Victoria - Warm then more rain - 13th-26th Jan 2020
Replies: 505
Views: 39067

Re: Victoria - Warm then more rain - 13th-20th Jan 2020

Nice heavy drops in frankston now. Back of the father in laws ute collecting a nice puddle.
by windyrob
Mon Jan 06, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: The MET Centre
Topic: Climate Driver Discussion 2019 (Enso, IOD, PDO , SAM)
Replies: 335
Views: 46415

Re: Climate Driver Discussion 2019 (Enso, IOD, PDO , SAM)

Finally the oceans have cooled around Tahiti and the some big positive SOI numbers can be put on the board. Almost a hint of -neg pdo like ssts in northern hemisphere. I still dont like our chances of a La nina till 2021 when solar cycle gets going. But with heat up north theres a chance. https://ww...
by windyrob
Mon Dec 30, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: Victoria / Tasmania
Topic: VIC - Dec 23-31 2019 - Warming up with a strong front to end the Year
Replies: 136
Views: 17392

Re: VIC - Dec 23-31, 2019 Warming up with a strong front to end the Year?

Watched the 2nd line of storms roll in at Frankston, managed to pull some structure out of the fug with some creative processing https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49297893173_20caa56d37_c.jpg storm 30th Dec 19-1 by Robert Mitchell , on Flickr Then got a nice display on the tail end https://live.st...
by windyrob
Wed Dec 18, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: Victoria / Tasmania
Topic: VIC - Potential record heat: December 15-20 2019
Replies: 202
Views: 18844

Re: VIC - Potential record heat: December 15-20 2019

No sign of a 50c, despite media hysteria. The gridded data have been showing an area of 50C plus inland for the Nullarbor. It has touched 51C in some runs. Question will come down to whether the heat peaks near stations or not. Guess we will find out in two days :o The trend in extreme heat is very...
by windyrob
Wed Dec 18, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: The MET Centre
Topic: Climate Driver Discussion 2019 (Enso, IOD, PDO , SAM)
Replies: 335
Views: 46415

Re: Climate Driver Discussion 2019 (Enso, IOD, PDO , SAM)

This might be of interest. https://judithcurry.com/2019/09/01/enso-predictions-based-on-solar-activity/ From what I can determine solar appears to drive alterations in the brewer Dobson circulation that weaken trade winds/polar vortex during the descending phase of the cycle (like stratospheric autu...
by windyrob
Fri Dec 14, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: Australian Weather Archives
Topic: Victoria: Major upper and surface lows - 12–16 Dec 2018
Replies: 444
Views: 34730

Re: Major upper and surface lows 12–16 Dec

Hook echo and couplet on the Jamieson cell from the looks of it.
by windyrob
Wed Dec 20, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: Australian Weather Archives
Topic: Victoria - Becoming hot with a thunder change: Dec 16-19
Replies: 160
Views: 28346

Re: Becoming hot with a thunder change: Dec 16-19

Trailing edge of the Mildura Monster as it passed over frankston. Smoke/dust, Greenage and a little bit of rainbow!
Imagestorm feb 19 2017 by Robert Mitchell, on Flickr
by windyrob
Thu Mar 21, 2013 4:36 am
Forum: Australian Weather Archives
Topic: Autumn Gale/Rain - March 20/21 2013
Replies: 88
Views: 13943

Re: Autumn Gale/Rain - March 20/21 2013

Torrential rain here. Go the bay effect! :D
by windyrob
Fri Sep 28, 2012 8:35 pm
Forum: Australian Weather Archives
Topic: September warm wave and troughs 26-28 September
Replies: 110
Views: 13972

Re: September warm wave and troughs 26-28 September

Though I'd post some photos from today and this evening. Looking south at a band of storms over melbourne this morning, http://robjmitchell.smugmug.com/Other/Weather-Photos-2012/i-RrRGjxQ/0/L/IMGP6572-L.jpg Then a couple of sunset shots http://robjmitchell.smugmug.com/Other/Weather-Photos-2012/i-Zdz...
by windyrob
Thu Jul 19, 2012 9:53 am
Forum: Australian Weather Archives
Topic: Cold Fronts 18/7/12 - 22/7/12
Replies: 37
Views: 5455

Re: Cold Fronts 18/7/12 - 22/7/12

Caught a coldie with nice hail curtain with my phone from Yarra Glen yesterday. Thought I'd share :D
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Cheers
by windyrob
Tue Dec 27, 2011 10:27 am
Forum: AWF Member Photos
Topic: Windyrobs photo page
Replies: 6
Views: 6191

Re: Windyrobs photo page

Well the recent storms have inspired me to actually get around to posting some storm photos on may page! Start with 20/12/07 http://robjmitchell.smugmug.com/Weather/weather-photos-07/i-XHKxPp7/0/L/IGP4205lzn-L.jpg http://robjmitchell.smugmug.com/Weather/weather-photos-07/IGP4224lzn/234246477_sYLK4-L...
by windyrob
Sun Dec 25, 2011 9:41 am
Forum: Australian Weather Archives
Topic: Vic - Potential showers/storms - 21st Dec to Boxing Day 2011
Replies: 604
Views: 57169

Re: Vic - Potential showers/storms - 21st Dec to Boxing Day

Well here are a few from yesterday :D Firstly a side on shot of that nuke behind the dandenongs from yarra glen http://robjmitchell.smugmug.com/Other/weather-photos-2011/i-ZjfxR6h/0/L/IMGP5299lzn-L.jpg Then some distant GC lightning from my window http://robjmitchell.smugmug.com/Other/weather-photos...
by windyrob
Wed Nov 09, 2011 11:12 pm
Forum: Australian Weather Archives
Topic: Victoria: Trough - showers/rain/storms - 6th-10th November
Replies: 677
Views: 67628

Re: Victoria: Trough - showers/rain/storms - 6th-10th Novemb

Fantastic photos everyone. Here are a couple I managed to snap from my back yard in yarra glen. 1st melboune storm http://robjmitchell.smugmug.com/Other/weather-photos-2011/i-WqbJP2W/0/L/IMGP5207-L.jpg 2nd beast where it looks like the top was overshooting in a couple of spots. http://robjmitchell.s...
by windyrob
Wed Nov 09, 2011 8:29 pm
Forum: Australian Weather Archives
Topic: Victoria: Trough - showers/rain/storms - 6th-10th November
Replies: 677
Views: 67628

Re: Victoria: Trough - showers/rain/storms - 6th-10th Novemb

Got long distance shots of those first two cells that went over the bay from here in yarra glen. Absolutely massive storms. Currently getting our turn with nice downpour and heaps of lightning. :D
by windyrob
Fri Oct 28, 2011 7:50 pm
Forum: Australian Weather Archives
Topic: VIC..Trough .Friday28th to sunday 30th October 2011
Replies: 133
Views: 13079

Re: VIC..Trough .Friday28th to sunday 30th October 2011

Here is my first post form my new home in yarra glen!
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From just outside town looking over the cheese dairy :D
by windyrob
Sat Feb 05, 2011 9:40 pm
Forum: Australian Weather Archives
Topic: POST PICS HERE - Victoria tropical rain event - Feb 4-5
Replies: 90
Views: 10218

Re: POST PICS HERE - Victoria tropical rain event - Feb 4-5

Well I managed to avoid the rain all the way back from great western yesterday but I managed to stop at a few nice places and snap some pics of the storms as they were developing. The first shot is of some early dumpers from one tree hill in Ararat looking back over the grampians at about 3.30 http:...
by windyrob
Sat Feb 05, 2011 8:21 am
Forum: Australian Weather Archives
Topic: Victoria - Tropical rain event - February 2nd-8th 2011
Replies: 1311
Views: 95083

Re: Victoria - Tropical rain event - February 2nd-8th 2010

Just cracked the 100mm mark, and thats despite an overflowing rain gauge that i emptied out at 3am
Starting to wonder if living next to the yarra is a good thing or not?
by windyrob
Fri Feb 04, 2011 11:24 pm
Forum: Australian Weather Archives
Topic: Victoria - Tropical rain event - February 2nd-8th 2011
Replies: 1311
Views: 95083

Re: Victoria - Tropical rain event - February 2nd-8th 2010

here is a shot of the first two cells training over Melbourne,
Taken from the pentland hills rd just of the western freeway
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Cheers
Rob