Much Ado About March 2014

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Re: Much Ado About March 2014

Postby brayden » Sat Mar 22, 2014 1:05 pm

Happy Anni people! 4 years since the Perth Hailstorm. What a day hey

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Re: Much Ado About March 2014

Postby Greggo » Sat Mar 22, 2014 2:44 pm

I remember that afternoon stuck in peak hour well haha

A solitary cell just popped up over the Serpentine/Karnet area, heading south.

Edit - now has red core
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Re: Much Ado About March 2014

Postby Lert » Sat Mar 22, 2014 2:44 pm

Yeah.. still got a couple of dents on my Subi.. and I saved some of the 30mm stones but since the power was out for 72 hours they melted :(
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Re: Much Ado About March 2014

Postby Fastlane » Sat Mar 22, 2014 4:42 pm

Building to the north of here now.

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Re: Much Ado About March 2014

Postby davo » Sat Mar 22, 2014 5:08 pm

Radar's showing a hint of love to the north heading this way. Not getting excited just yet, though...

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Re: Much Ado About March 2014

Postby Greggo » Sat Mar 22, 2014 5:29 pm

Had given up, but the radar has finally come to life a bit. IF it can just manage to develop a bit more the steering winds should bring it to us.

Visible development north of Perth

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Re: Much Ado About March 2014

Postby Fu Manchu » Sat Mar 22, 2014 6:02 pm

Yeah, looks good/hopeful to the NE.
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Re: Much Ado About March 2014

Postby Fu Manchu » Sat Mar 22, 2014 6:06 pm

Reckon I'll be eating my hat.


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Re: Much Ado About March 2014

Postby Fastlane » Sat Mar 22, 2014 6:37 pm

Fu Manchu wrote:Reckon I'll be eating my hat.


In relation to your post just after lunch?

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Re: Much Ado About March 2014

Postby Fu Manchu » Sat Mar 22, 2014 6:46 pm

Fastlane wrote:
Fu Manchu wrote:Reckon I'll be eating my hat.


In relation to your post just after lunch?

Yeah, in relation to what i'll be eating for dinner after my post around lunch.

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Re: Much Ado About March 2014

Postby Fu Manchu » Sat Mar 22, 2014 6:48 pm

... However that development to the north of Perth looks to have failed so I can now eat a regular dinner not involving my hat.

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Re: Much Ado About March 2014

Postby Fu Manchu » Sat Mar 22, 2014 6:54 pm

The InfraRed satellite image for our region.
http://www.oscilmet.com.au/?page=loops. ... 1395503400

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Re: Much Ado About March 2014

Postby chartphred » Sat Mar 22, 2014 6:57 pm

:ymcowboy: Yair Fu, I was about to say - Hold onto your hat - till next time!
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Re: Much Ado About March 2014

Postby Fastlane » Sat Mar 22, 2014 8:05 pm

West of Rotto....

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Re: Much Ado About March 2014

Postby Tasman » Sat Mar 22, 2014 8:21 pm

Good bit of lightning and what not over Rottnest. Shame it ain't likely to come this way.

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Re: Much Ado About March 2014

Postby supersmell » Sat Mar 22, 2014 8:24 pm

gettin some very strong gusts here in Wikky!

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Re: Much Ado About March 2014

Postby Fu Manchu » Sat Mar 22, 2014 8:27 pm

That's a healthy cell for sure.

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Re: Much Ado About March 2014

Postby Fu Manchu » Sat Mar 22, 2014 8:36 pm

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Re: Much Ado About March 2014

Postby peterperthh » Sat Mar 22, 2014 9:02 pm

Thunder in the southern suburbs. Where has this come from??? Very welcome

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Re: Much Ado About March 2014

Postby davo » Sat Mar 22, 2014 9:05 pm

C'mon Huey, you know you want to!

Looking more promising now, but what I thought was thunder I think is actually some fireworks.

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