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Hamlan
Storm Chaser
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Location: Northern suburbs

Wed Apr 20, 2011 10:17 pm

Captured these shots this evening from Bundoora looking WSW. Very slow moving with an organised base, inflow from the north and later from the south too, several horizontal funnels in the early stages too. No observed rotation in the low levels but some curvature/striations in the midlevel clouds.

Brad.

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Lily
Supercell
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Joined: Wed Nov 25, 2009 10:29 pm
Location: Rowville/Lysterfield

Thu Apr 21, 2011 6:35 am

That's a lot closer to home than normal, if only they all passed by our doorstep lol! Love the third shot :)
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Rivergirl
Memorial
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Location: Ferny Creek VIC
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Thu Apr 21, 2011 8:53 am

FAbulous captures Hamlan. I noticed clouds like this driving into the city late yesterday arvo
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flatcam
Cumulonimbus
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Joined: Wed Jan 05, 2011 8:16 pm
Location: Craigieburn, Victoria

Fri Apr 22, 2011 7:16 pm

Awesome shots Brad!! I can't believe I missed it here!

I've been seeing some orange blobs on radar recently and just thought they were heavy showers! Didn't think to look as a result!

Will keep a closer eye on these now! lol

Cheers, Cam :D
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