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Storm potential for Canterbury 11/11/2012

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Its certainly looking promising for storm development today but also that its fallen on a Sunday and that a few of you guys wont be stuck at work.
Now looking forward to the MS eight o'clock risk warning update to see if things have changed from last night,i feel that looking outside this morning the signs are that the area could be extended north more from last nights chart,the NW wind has died which is good.
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Re: Storm potential for Canterbury 11/11/2012

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Richard wrote:Its certainly looking promising for storm development today but also that its fallen on a Sunday and that a few of you guys wont be stuck at work.
Thanks for the empathy as I WILL be stuck at work until 16:00 ... >_<
I hope if anything happens you guys will be onto it at 200% ! ;)
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Re: Storm potential for Canterbury 11/11/2012

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Thick high cloud and blowing south west with 13c here in Ashburton. Not looking promising.:-|
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Gary McConnochie wrote:Thick high cloud and blowing south west with 13c here in Ashburton. Not looking promising.:-|
This high cloud should clear to the east around the middle of the day,so dont give up yet Gary :D
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Lacertae wrote:
Thanks for the empathy as I WILL be stuck at work until 16:00 ... >_<
oh bugger,have ya got a window to the SW
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Overcast here with 12c temp/10c dewpoint. So the moisture is there just need this thick middle level cloud to clear so we can get some heating.
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immmmmmmm :-k not looking too promising here at the moment. Rather overcast with lights blowing from the WSW, I mean wind #-o
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Yeah can't see any risk coming out of this sky, just precipitation. Thick cloud cover and little heating here in ChCh at this stage
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It has gone SW but that could be a good thing as its not meant to be here until way later on.
The SW will boot that NW out nd shud sneak a NE later.
Just need this cloud to clear abit
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Jasestorm wrote:It has gone SW but that could be a good thing as its not meant to be here until way later on.
The SW will boot that NW out nd shud sneak a NE later.
Just need this cloud to clear abit
An onshore SE flow will converge with the inland NW.
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Clearance to the south now with developing CU winds currently light to nothing really, MS also upgraded to high risk over south canterbury/north otago.
Rain radar picks up some heavy activity already down that way, could be all on for a chase i think.
Edit: to add a thunderstorm is currently under way down south on the trackers :D
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Some big storms developing ATM south of Timaru going by the radar,also this high cloud is about to move off to the east,so looking good.
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That clearance is tremendously slow moving as it's been like that all morning, like a WSW Arch over the TC area.
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Is there anyone chasing out of Christchurch with a spare seat who would be happy for a complete weather noob to tag along? :D Am keen to learn a few things, only ever been an arm chair chaser
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Just PM messaged you Rogue
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Re: Storm potential for Canterbury 11/11/2012

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17.3 degrees here at present; sunny.
Quite a bit of low cloud drifting in from the east, beneath high cloud coming over from the west.
Just observed a hawk gliding in slow circles very high, so something must have been keeping him aloft.
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Looks like a good CB in the distance to the south of here now. If it comes any closer ill go for a drive and have a look.

Plenty of sunshine and heating here now along with a nice easterly breeze.

Edit- Just went for a quick walk down the street and took a couple of photos.
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Re: Storm potential for Canterbury 11/11/2012

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snowstormwatcher wrote:Looks like a good CB in the distance to the south of here now. If it comes any closer ill go for a drive and have a look.

Plenty of sunshine and heating here now along with a nice easterly breeze.

Edit- Just went for a quick walk down the street and took a couple of photos.
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Thanks.

Just heard some Thunder here now, Looks really dark over the hills.
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heavy rain and frequent thunder here now, haven't seen any lightning yet though.
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snowstormwatcher wrote:heavy rain and frequent thunder here now, haven't seen any lightning yet though.
Oh good stuff \:D/ \:D/
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Still thick cloud, cool and Sw here as it has been all day. Not confident at all
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Sun just popping out here now with patches of blue sky. 19 degrees not overly cool...
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the radar is looking mean over timaru/ ashburton eeeeeppp
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ok...we have sun for the first time today. Thats a game changer????
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