South West WA, Storms 21/3 - ?

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Tue Mar 23, 2010 10:18 am

Great photos and reporting Brayden.
Some wicked shelf/guster photos on the WA forum also.
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Tue Mar 23, 2010 11:22 am

Looksvery similar to the condensation tube we got in the USA last year

http://www.stormchasers.au.com/usa24050903.htm

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Karl Lijnders
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Tue Mar 23, 2010 12:23 pm

Impressive clip John. I love that you can hear the hail roar as you go through the first 30s!!

There are a few clips from Ocean Reef starting to appear which shows the real intense wind and hail core.

One of the more impressive thunderstorms
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Tue Mar 23, 2010 2:57 pm

Awesome Shots Brayden!!! :) Just amazing! I wonder how many more Beauties go un-noticed like that in the Deep Inner of australia?? Makes you edgy when you think of it... haha
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Tue Mar 23, 2010 8:28 pm

Great pics Brayden, love those big cauliflowers! And those last few of the storm, wow, amazing structure!

That WAWeatherGroup forum has some incredible shots too, check a few of these out, hope they don't mind me posting them here...

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Epic storm by the looks of it!
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Karl Lijnders
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Tue Mar 23, 2010 8:36 pm

Hey Judd amazing pictures there.

Brayden - Insane greenage!! Super impressive!! Congratulations on a brilliant chase. Now I wish I left the meeting I was in and picked the phone up!!

Few storms but further inland today.
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Tue Mar 23, 2010 10:34 pm

Thanks for the credits guys! ;) You people are deff. an encouragement! Yeah I wanted to get closer to that feature which meant going east towards Moora. But when I saw the shelf I thought I'd get the vid and pics and then realised it was moving quick and too late to keep going as it prob. would have gobbled me up while i was driving lol.

So part 2 of the report. Sorry for the wait, finally got hold of the only laptop we have, lol. As the cell was a little way off, i wanted to go east to try and get closer to seeing where that funnel was. So the only road I knew of was the one between Badgingarra and Moora. I got about 30km's (half way) and saw this delicious view:

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Vid: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OgItQiWettk
(Thought I'd post it again to keep it within the report ;))

You could hear the roar coming! I stood outside and got smacked by the wind, boy it was strong! Eventually retreated in the car once the heavy shower mixed with 2-3cm hail came shortly. Visibility went down to around 1m. After about 20-30mins headed back towards perth, before getting to Badgingarra, got some run off:

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So an awesome first chase since coming over from VIC! looks like SW WA deff. got the well deserved hit after so many days without rainfall.
Thanks again for comments! cheers
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Tue Mar 23, 2010 10:53 pm

Absolutely sensational - well done! Not bad for a first chase over there ;)
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Wed Mar 24, 2010 8:02 pm

Great pics dude the first one is JUST :afraid: Love it
Epic greenage to well done looked a beast of a storm
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Wed Mar 24, 2010 11:09 pm

Belated warm welcome to MadMoo (nice UN :laughing:). TU, everything's ok over at your place then?
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Wed Mar 24, 2010 11:19 pm

Brayden!!! Simply amazing!!! I love that you are our resident storm chasing correspondant over there!!!! Love it!!

Amazing event!

Looks like signs of the first major cold front could be about 2 weeks away also.
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Thu Mar 25, 2010 9:03 am

Nice sequence of photos here if you have time....
Looks like one of my customers, the Uni of WA was really slammed.

http://www.watoday.com.au/photogallery/ ... -qr1x.html
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Fri Mar 26, 2010 6:55 pm

Hi Tim.

Nice to have you cross over. Must join up with you guys as well as we move into winter to keep up with what is happening over there.

Some of the more amazing weather events that I can remember over there. I cannot wait to see what winter holds.
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Fri Mar 26, 2010 7:10 pm

Hi Tim, great to have you on board :D I think you'll find you guys have had quite a few of us over there this week reading about your adventures, tell everyone the pics and reports are great, it's been an entertaining read and one that many of us can relate to given the recent events here in Melbourne too :P
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Tue Mar 30, 2010 1:41 am

Bloody hell, so much weather this side of new years, dunno where to begin really. Brayden, awesome mate, been great reading over the past few pages.
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