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SE QLD Storms - 17 December 2007
« on: 18 December 2007, 03:06:46 AM »
Theres a possibility of storms for SE QLD this afternoon, so I have decided to start a new thread to discuss the situation here.
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Re: SE QLD Storms - 17 December 2007
« Reply #1 on: 18 December 2007, 02:49:50 PM »
I was at my aunts this afternoon so I missed most of the action (wasn't much) definitely some interesting stuff down south, although it seems now that the storms have weakened into a lovely rain band and so far Maroochydore has picked up 38.0mm from the rain, 12.0mm in 30 minutes! Pretty marginal at best however storm wise.
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Re: SE QLD Storms - 17 December 2007
« Reply #2 on: 19 December 2007, 01:20:53 AM »
Hi Steven,

Was watching radar on an off all day and a few decent cells tried to get going but it seems the main event was heavy rain in SE QLD. The BoM did not issue a warning at all.  From the radar and tracker it appears the cells were fairly pulsey - too much moisture and not enough windshear. The situation was certainly nicer in the Charleville to Miles region with some stronger storms out that way due a much better moisture profile and windshear - though again - no warning issued.

Scattered weak thunderstorms also occurred on the ranges west of here most of the afternoon - though could not see anything due to the lovely stratocumulus cover from the southerly change.
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Re: SE QLD Storms - 17 December 2007
« Reply #3 on: 19 December 2007, 05:09:56 PM »
Thanks for that Michael, I had a check of the radar archive to confirm what happened, just as well I didn't miss much.
We picked up 95mm yesterday, which is an impressive total considering that other areas only scored a few.