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Offline enak_12

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SE QLD - NE NSW Storms, May 3 2011
« on: 04 May 2011, 05:35:16 PM »
I braved the cold headland at Sawtell for a few hours tonight to get some lightning shots. Not alot happened until about 8pm or so when a much closer storm developed off the coast. I saw two positive strikes but only captured this one.

Not to long after the cg's dried up but a awesome shelf structure was visible in the few flashes.

Not bad for May :)

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Re: SE QLD - NE NSW Storms, May 3 2011
« Reply #1 on: 04 May 2011, 06:15:25 PM »
Good to see there is still storms around and your still capturing them enak..
couple of pics from today on the Sunshine coast




Short timelapse of the storm
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Re: SE QLD - NE NSW Storms, May 3 2011
« Reply #2 on: 05 May 2011, 09:53:01 AM »
More offshore action Kane! I got a few on Saturday the 30th April from a cell close to the coast between Ballina and Evans Head:

Back to 3rd May ... quite a lot of storm activity around the Northern Rivers area though no warnings issued despite some heavy falls and hail reports (nothing very big). It became very active with lightning locally from about 3.30pm and this continued until about 6.30pm. Plenty of anvil crawlers amongst it and the photo below with the highlights blown was a tail-end CG flang after a crawler.

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Re: SE QLD - NE NSW Storms, May 3 2011
« Reply #3 on: 06 May 2011, 07:13:29 AM »
Nice pics guys, im coming up to ballina today until monday i hope to see an unforecast storm haha but it will at least be nice to be someware where the temps are above 10C at night :)

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Re: SE QLD - NE NSW Storms, May 3 2011
« Reply #4 on: 06 May 2011, 09:10:05 AM »
Great shots by all. Some nice positive flashes from you MB and a nice negative strike also.  Loved the first ocean strike by Enak - whopper - although it's probably a negative flash given the look of it.  Perfect location for that shot!  I'm well pleased that some of you are out getting the images, primarily due to our season over up here in Darwin, so looking forward to reading some reports etc from you all in the eastern states.  Quite a bit of activity over the past days in SE Qld etc, keep up the great work!

Wonderful time lapse video by caught a nice bit of bead lightning in that last segment also - wonderful to see that!
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Re: SE QLD - NE NSW Storms, May 3 2011
« Reply #5 on: 17 August 2011, 12:01:34 PM »

once again shootin with Enak_12 great storm 2 CG but wasnt point in the right direction i believe