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Offline Richary

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Re: NSW / S QLD storms 1 - 4 November 2007
« Reply #15 on: 05 November 2007, 04:58:07 PM »
Quite a bit of rain here at Rydalmere, started about 9:30pm, then by 2am the skies were clear again. All the lightning was in the clouds with no bolts to be seen, though it was quite bright. Certainly bucketed down heavy enough at times. Time to buy a lawnmower (have just moved into a rental place with a big lawn and no mower - this weather it will grow like crazy!).

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Re: NSW / S QLD storms 1 - 4 November 2007
« Reply #16 on: 06 November 2007, 02:38:17 AM »
Most of the lightning was elevated given the elevated nature of the storms. In other words, the storms were passing over the cooler boundary air - not base features and higher storm bases. That does not mean you won't get heavy rainfall or cloud to ground lightning - just the base features are virtually non-existent. It was music to my ears - storm upon storm streaming in with rain, lightning and thunder.

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Re: NSW / S QLD storms 1 - 4 November 2007
« Reply #17 on: 06 November 2007, 04:39:11 AM »
saw a pretty storm near Denman NSW (upper Hunter) on Fri 2 nov about 2pm , wasnt chasing but had a feeling would see something in the area , i was having a weekend away with my wife and child.
 on radar it was around for a bit over a hour as a decent cell then fell apart to the east of Muswellbrook
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Re: NSW / S QLD storms 1 - 4 November 2007
« Reply #18 on: 06 November 2007, 05:24:04 AM »
Friday 2nd November 2007

Some thunderstorm activity passed through the Mallanganee to Mullumbimby area this afternoon. The slow moving nature produced flash flooding in many parts with 45 SES call outs in Lismore as a result. The cell went through an intensification between Lismore to Bangalow. Jimmy and I watched this one from my place before he chased to see if any hail occurred. Quite a nice shelf cloud moved across with many very close CGs hitting.










The webcam managed to get a CG despite a lack of pulsing by the lightning bolts.

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Saturday 3rd November 2007

Late development with weak thunderstorms tracking over the Evans Head area late afternoon / early evening. Rodney and I observed some of that lightning from near Broadwater before returning back to my place. Another small cell to our NW managed to put out some lightning too.







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Sunday 4th November 2007

Pretty shocking moisture profile kept this day from producing much. A couple of congestus showers formed near Lismore before one small cell got its act together just west of Evans Head. I watched this one from near Wardell.

Pileus occurred on every new updraft as it slowly got bigger and further away out to sea - where it certainly appeared quite strong on radar later in the evening.









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Re: NSW / S QLD storms 1 - 4 November 2007
« Reply #19 on: 06 November 2007, 07:47:22 AM »
Beaut structure and 'lumps' on those CBs.  The vantage points that you have certainly make for great storm observation given the terrain.  What temps and dew points were you experiencing during the day Michael/Jimmy?
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Re: NSW / S QLD storms 1 - 4 November 2007
« Reply #20 on: 06 November 2007, 08:25:44 AM »
Several of the days have had dew points up to 22 with temps in the high 20s to low 30s - pretty ideal for this region.
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