Windy and shower with series of fronts: April 16-22

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Wed Apr 15, 2020 7:02 pm

Perhaps wishful thinking, but a bit of interest for the next few days with a fast moving front for Thursday, an upper trough through the weekend and another front around Monday. Will be mainly a southern and mountain systems. Looks like some heavy showers possible with the first front and the odd rumble.

Might see 20mm in total for the Nongs.
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Thu Apr 16, 2020 6:12 am

Well that was a bit of a fizzier to start. 0.6mm here in FC, and 2mm down at Walkerville. Couple of falls near the coast around 5mm.

Winds to go southwesterly later today so should see the odd shower.
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Thu Apr 16, 2020 6:30 am

happy with the lack of rain as we have many open trenches for storm water pipe renewal..
plz hold off a bit..
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Thu Apr 16, 2020 7:22 am

Tas rain from 9 am. Cradle Mtn 64mm, Mount Read 56mm, Strahan 28mm, Deloraine 17mm, Wynyard 9.2mm, Launceston 3.6mm, Hobart 5.2mm
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Thu Apr 16, 2020 10:14 am

Sure was a fizzer. The radar looked quite good when I went to bed last night, but in the end I guess it was all just too fast-moving. Heard a couple of very brief showers here, but not enough to register in the gauge.
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Fri Apr 17, 2020 6:37 am

Squeezed out a trace overnight. Just not happening. Another front to clip us today and becoming very windy near the coast. Front for Monday looks a bit better.
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Fri Apr 17, 2020 9:04 am

Turning into quite a bleak day here. After an unremarkable start, we've had horizontal drizzle for the last hour or so; temp 8C.
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Fri Apr 17, 2020 10:03 am

A chilly 3c this morning. No rain this week. Perhaps a couple of mm next week.
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Sat Apr 18, 2020 7:28 am

Drizzly morning in the Nongs with 1.5mm in the gauge and still coming down.

Currently in Walkerville where it has been wild. Storm force winds yesterday and overnight with winds gusting north of 100km/hr. Waves on the open coast have been huge. Bit more rain also... last three days have seen 2, 6 and 1mm.
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Sat Apr 18, 2020 10:02 am

Had a bit of drizzle here this morning, with 0.2mm. Appears to have cleared up for now.
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Sat Apr 18, 2020 7:02 pm

2.2mm here with quite a showery 12 hours since 7am. No more than 1 hour with drizzle or light showers. Must say that's 2.2mm more than i expected
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Sun Apr 19, 2020 5:26 am

90% of 5mm to 10mm predicted for today,
That's leaving us a little busy and hoping this doesn't happen
Clay gets so much heavier wet on a shovel.
Wasn't enough to cause us any problems yesterday..
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Sun Apr 19, 2020 7:15 am

Australis(Shell3155) wrote:
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90% of 5mm to 10mm predicted for today,
That's leaving us a little busy and hoping this doesn't happen
Clay gets so much heavier wet on a shovel.
Wasn't enough to cause us any problems yesterday..
That rain is forecast for tomorrow - Monday :D
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Sun Apr 19, 2020 7:17 am

Australis(Shell3155) wrote:
Sun Apr 19, 2020 5:26 am
90% of 5mm to 10mm predicted for today,
That's leaving us a little busy and hoping this doesn't happen
Clay gets so much heavier wet on a shovel.
Wasn't enough to cause us any problems yesterday..
Think that’s Monday?

Just the odd shower today and quite possibly fine for most.

4mm overnight in the Nongs from drizzle. Down in Walkerville got hill fog (at about 100m) and mizzle. Another 2mm. Classic warm air advection kicking in here with nwly winds picking up ahead of the next front. Showery day tomorrow.

This weak fronts pattern continues on and off the next week.
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Sun Apr 19, 2020 7:18 am

He he... “great minds” think alike :D
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Sun Apr 19, 2020 5:18 pm

1mm of drizzle overnight great sunny day today but cloud increasing with front just light rain with it

Few weak fronts during the week maybe a big one after next weekend then its May and the big fronts and wet weather will return for good

Week of 20s ahead yay enjoy it will be one of the last i think
Bring on the heat and stroms
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Sun Apr 19, 2020 8:19 pm

Ok ok... it's easy to loose track of days..
maybe I need to read WZ app a little more carefully
glad it didn't really rain today..
yes we had that moisture over night also
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Mon Apr 20, 2020 7:13 am

Australis(Shell3155) wrote:
Sun Apr 19, 2020 8:19 pm
Ok ok... it's easy to loose track of days..
maybe I need to read WZ app a little more carefully
glad it didn't really rain today..
yes we had that moisture over night also
All good. Days just blur nowadays for most of us ;)

Windy rainy night here - well for about three hours - and now mild and very windy. 5.6mm in the gauge. Most gauges in our area showing 4-6mm, with a couple just over 6mm. Keeps months ticking over slowly.

Change proper pushes through during the arvo. Expecting the odd shower. Some could be heavy but sparse so might be zilch or a couple of mms.

Another weak front for Wednesday and another for Thursday.
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Mon Apr 20, 2020 7:53 am

Wind to 47klm here. 1mm rain. Progs suggesting a cold outbreak end of mth with all models suggesting something. A long way out I know.
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Mon Apr 20, 2020 8:21 am

3.5mm here. We seemed to dodge the worst of the wind thankfully.
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