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RE: NSW/QLD Showers/Storms 26-30 Sep 2007
« Reply #15 on: 29 September 2007, 08:06:27 AM »
Hi Shauno, pretty disappointing here though was still good to be able to see the main storm through the haze. Dry with not a cloud in sight today !

David C - you might have to email the BoM about that. I agree the mesocyclone does not appear to be strong. There is a much stronger meso shown from one of the storms on 8th November last year but can't find the image again (on BoM radar pages somewhere)


Marty Pouwelse has a gallery and descriptions here


These photos taken by Dave Sercombe:

N of Beaudesert: 01 02 03
Logan Village: 04 05 06 07

Jonty Hall posted some photos taken from just north of Boonah looking south: 01 02 03 04

These by Neil of Kalbar (near Boonah) looking south: 01 02 03

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RE: NSW/QLD Showers/Storms 26-30 Sep 2007
« Reply #16 on: 29 September 2007, 08:43:03 AM »
Some very nice shots of the base there, nicely separated.

Looking at the sounding, upward momentum would have come to an abrupt halt aoa 9km - there is no way those storms were going much above that, ie low-topped for that part of the world for 'warm-season' storms :) I'm assuming copious quantities of small hail were the result rather than large to giant hail?

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RE: NSW/QLD Showers/Storms 26-30 Sep 2007
« Reply #17 on: 29 September 2007, 08:55:47 AM »
Don't know yet - only been one report of hail mentioned and that was from when the storm was much further downstream north of Coomera.
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RE: NSW/QLD Showers/Storms 26-30 Sep 2007
« Reply #18 on: 30 September 2007, 08:50:21 AM »
Some pulse storms formed around the Wide Bay Burnett region early this morning, moving a fast pace, it took me by surprise that it happened so early in the morning (6:00am) although they lasted a couple of hours, it all cleared out by about 9:00. More are possible in this area, although now nothing has got kicking, but I think moisture is too shallow, typical of spring storms.

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Re: NSW/QLD Showers/Storms 26-30 Sep 2007
« Reply #19 on: 01 October 2007, 03:18:18 PM »
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I'm assuming copious quantities of small hail were the result rather than large to giant hail?

Not so sure. Apparently, there was a media report of 5cm hail but I never heard this report - it came from a second hand source.

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Re: NSW/QLD Showers/Storms 26-30 Sep 2007
« Reply #20 on: 03 October 2007, 01:00:57 AM »
http://macca.bsch.au.com/gallery/album20

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(There are also some other pics from the Sunshine Coast flood event from August on my 2007/08 gallery if anyone is interested).

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Re: NSW/QLD Showers/Storms 26-30 Sep 2007
« Reply #21 on: 03 October 2007, 05:11:35 AM »
Hi Macca,
Those shots are amazing! It's good to see someone capturing lightning shots so early in the season, particularly with some nice cloud structure also.

What time did you start seeing those CG? You said "after sunset" so I would guess around 7-8pm, is that right? An ideal time for Lightning photography thats for sure! :)

I think we're all praying for decent moisture content with a broad trough to show up in the next week or so? It would be nice! ;)

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Re: NSW/QLD Showers/Storms 26-30 Sep 2007
« Reply #22 on: 03 October 2007, 06:04:43 AM »
Awesome pics! I have a couple of the storm that cruised by Coomera on 27th Sep taken from my mates place at Carrara. This storm only just missed us but put out a nice lightning show after dark out to sea.


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Re: NSW/QLD Showers/Storms 26-30 Sep 2007
« Reply #23 on: 03 October 2007, 06:01:01 PM »
Oh my god, those are fantastic slavegirl23! I have never seen anything like it, your very lucky to capture the beauty of cloud formations, well done!

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Re: NSW/QLD Showers/Storms 26-30 Sep 2007
« Reply #24 on: 04 October 2007, 02:28:35 AM »
Here's the radar loop for the events described in Macca's post.

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Re: NSW/QLD Showers/Storms 26-30 Sep 2007
« Reply #25 on: 04 October 2007, 06:18:17 AM »
I must say, I did spot lightning from to the north from around 8:40 to 9:30, but unfortunately we received nothing from those storms. The next day, a few isolated but weak storms developed just west of us, its anvil spread right over, I went out to have a look, and more updrafts were occurring to the S/SW but this soon collapsed, also there were strong gust winds at the same time these storms were developing, I think this wind might have been inflows. Ha ha, Slavegirl has the exact same camera as I do, isn't that a coincidence?