Active low pressure trough 27th-28th Dec

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Active low pressure trough 27th-28th Dec

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Well someone had to do,may as well be me. :D _b

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Re: Active low pressure trough 27th-28th Dec

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I suppose this is the beginning of it, as the NW or NW by W increases in strength, old pines tossing about; 29.6 degrees (has been 32) and humidity has dropped to 27%. Hasn't really been sunny all day.
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Re: Active low pressure trough 27th-28th Dec

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Good on yah Richard! _b

I really like this site for looking at sat images for events such as this one, really shows where all this moisture is coming from, this is a loop for the last 48 hrs, hint: turn it up to full speed!
http://radar.strikeone.net.au/?fuseacti ... teFinish=0
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Re: Active low pressure trough 27th-28th Dec

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Here comes the heavy rain now....although its promised then stopped. Hopefully it continues again now. Shes pouring at the moment. Will update every hour or so if things are interesting!
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Re: Active low pressure trough 27th-28th Dec

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This will be quite a significant event for the likes of Golden Bay and around to Nelson by the looks, could be some flooding about by this time tomorrow.
As ive said earlier a welcome 30+mm for Canterbury coming, hopefully we get to hear some rumbles too.
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Re: Active low pressure trough 27th-28th Dec

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Yeah Golden Bay will cop it although I think Nelson itself will miss most of it (the town that is, not the make area MS refers to as Nelson as most of that is Tasman ;) ), due to the NW nature of stream we'll get a fair bit of protection from the NW ranges. Still Cable Bay and Hira could get their first serious flooding event since they had 100-150mm in 12 hours back at the end of September, especially considering most of the land up there is now close to being saturated.
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Re: Active low pressure trough 27th-28th Dec

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Still not much at arthurs pass or carrington hut so not much spill over as of yet.
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Re: Active low pressure trough 27th-28th Dec

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its events like this where it would be neat to have a radar on the west coast up nice and high so it can pick up the orographic forced rainfall
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Re: Active low pressure trough 27th-28th Dec

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If you were in the Sydney Hobart yacht race you would know what's coming!
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Re: Active low pressure trough 27th-28th Dec

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Steady rain. 12mm today so far with near gale Northerlies here now in Westport. Looks like a stormy night ahead. Plenty of rain between 9pm and 6am it would seem looking at the models.
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Re: Active low pressure trough 27th-28th Dec

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iomkiwi wrote:If you were in the Sydney Hobart yacht race you would know what's coming!
Very Nice Roll Cloud!
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Re: Active low pressure trough 27th-28th Dec

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Beautiful roll cloud!
We have been camping and werent supposed to be back until Weds, wind started to pick up today and managed to get a weather update, needless to say we packed up and came home as didnt really feel like chasing the tent through the hills! Wind started to pick up around 4ish have had gusts 35km, reached 31C today and still sitting on 25.
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Re: Active low pressure trough 27th-28th Dec

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Rain has just begun here - falling in big drops! - almost no wind at the moment but I guess the cloud is moving across from NW. Pressure still falling; 22.0 degrees, 36% humidity. (Rain most refreshing after such a hot dry day.)
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Re: Active low pressure trough 27th-28th Dec

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very light drizzle here now
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Re: Active low pressure trough 27th-28th Dec

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Tim S wrote:Good on yah Richard! _b

I really like this site for looking at sat images for events such as this one, really shows where all this moisture is coming from, this is a loop for the last 48 hrs, hint: turn it up to full speed!
http://radar.strikeone.net.au/?fuseacti ... teFinish=0
That's neat Tim =D>
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Re: Active low pressure trough 27th-28th Dec

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With the boat to give an idea of size, this shot is just amazing !!! :eek: :eek: :eek: <3 <3
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Re: Active low pressure trough 27th-28th Dec

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No rain here yet and the wind has turned to the east,just cant see there being any gales now.
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Re: Active low pressure trough 27th-28th Dec

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Camping in golden bay atm, Pohara. Been steady rain so far tonight, not too much wind but my site is shelterd but low lying, so tonight may be an inyeresting nite!!

Although as i finish this the rain has just stopped.... But for how long!
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Re: Active low pressure trough 27th-28th Dec

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220mm at Mt cook today so far and 727mm for the last 7 days :eek:
Also 43mm for twizel and thats alot for such a dry area _b
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Re: Active low pressure trough 27th-28th Dec

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Brief flick of showers from the west an hour ago, but the latest radar shows the rain well and truly crossing now steady falls South Canterbury.
Should be here soon, its 24.2C with 45% humidity and 990hpa, no wind to speak of.
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Re: Active low pressure trough 27th-28th Dec

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261mm at Hokitika Rv @ Colliers Ck, guessing somewhere near the West Coast with 27.5mm in the last hour.
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Re: Active low pressure trough 27th-28th Dec

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STORMY! here now (in westport). Very heavy to almost torrential rain. It is coming down at a BIG rate. Will look for figures and post when I can.
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Re: Active low pressure trough 27th-28th Dec

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Re: Active low pressure trough 27th-28th Dec

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No wind to speak of overnight at all, but continuing good steady rain which has formed puddles on driveway and lawn; 13.9 degrees now, 84% humidity, pressure low and still falling; breeze is now coming from the south. NB the wind we had earlier yesterday was very much westerly, rather than true NW. Complete overcast; going to light the fire.
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Re: Active low pressure trough 27th-28th Dec

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Heavy rain on and off thru out the night, prob not as bad as I thought it would be but the wind has been picking up in th last half hour, things could still get interesting!!
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