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PostPosted: Sun Jul 04, 2021 9:03 am 
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^^^Well, that's not good!

We had a mini heat wave the past couple weeks, NOTHING like the WEST COAST who are getting hammered by not global warming...
...causing my broccoli plants to start to bolt, but they survived, and things cooled off nicely this week...

75f = 24c

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 10, 2021 3:51 pm 
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Location: >>==> Pōneke, Wellington, Aotearoa, New Zealand.
Wellington's Forecast

Latest Reading

Updated: Sunday, 11th of July, 2021. - 11:30am.....

Right about now according to the man: 8°C [46.4°F]

Real-Feel®: 0°C [32.0°F]

Real-Feel-Shade™: -1°C [30.2°F]

It's a chilly: 10°C [50.0°F] in on and around cave central.....

Max UV Index: 2 low

Max: 8°C [46.4°F]

Min: 3°C [37.4°F]

Wind: S 45 km/h. [27.96 mph]

Wind Gusts: 54 km/h. [33.55 mph]

Probability of Precipitation: 60%.

Probability of Thunderstorms: 12%.

Precipitation: 1.0 mm [0.039 inches]

Rain: 1.0 mm [0.039 inches]

Cloud Cover: 63%.

Humidity: 71%.

Indoor Humidity: 33%. [Slightly Dry]

Dew Point: 3°C [37.4°F]

Pressure: ↑ 1019 mb.

Visibility: 16 kilometres [9.94 miles]

Cloud Ceiling: 12,200 metres 40,026.24[feet]

Sunrise: 7:44am.

Sunset: 5:07pm.

Sunrise to Sunset: 9 hours, 23 minutes.

Moonrise: 8:42am.

Moonset: 5:57pm.

Moonrise to Moonset: 9 hours, 15 minutes.

Clothing: 0.75%.

Today's Forecast

Cloudy periods. A few showers until evening. Southerlies, strong in the morning.....

Monday's Forecast

Partly cloudy. Light winds at first, then south easterlies developing.....

Monday Max: 11°C [51.8°F] - Min: 4°C [39.2°F]

Tuesday Max: 10°C [50.0°F] - Min: 5°C [41.0°F]

Wednesday Max: 11°C [51.8°F] - Min: 8°C [46.4°F]

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Heavy rain and strong winds for much of New Zealand in the coming week,
caused by low pressure in North Tasman Sea

Christina Persico and Shourabh Vittalmurthy
19:38, July the 10th, 2021.

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Met service says there will be heavy rains and winds on Sunday, and more to follow on Monday.....

A low-pressure system in the North Tasman Sea is expected to bring rain and strong winds to Northland on Sunday
and Monday, with temperatures dropping below the usual average for this time of the year.

A fast-moving low is expected to “bring heavy rains and strong winds”, Met Service meteorologist Aidan Pyselman said.

“At the moment we have a low pressure [system] approaching northern New Zealand, which is expected to bring
some heavy rains and strong winds.”

“We have a severe weather watch for that area. There will be heavy rains and winds on Sunday, and more to
follow on Monday.”

According to Met Service, the low pressure is expected to move southeast over the next week.

“The low [pressure system] will move towards the south-east around Monday and Tuesday, and it will affect
Gisborne and Hawke’s Bay with rains and strong winds,” said Pyselman.

Temperatures will drop overnight, and there will be frost over the course of the week.

“Temperature-wise across the country, even the day temperature in general is looking slightly below the average
for this time of the year,” Pyselman said.

He added that there would be decent frosts for inland areas, with temperatures dropping as low as -5°C [23.0°F]
to -6°C [21.2°F] in Queenstown, Alexandra and Wanaka.

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Temperatures are set to drop to -6°C [21.2°F] in Queenstown.

Also, heavy rain is forecast for the likes of Fiordland from Wednesday, as the low pressure system slowly makes a move to the south.

“The low is moving to the coast of south by Wednesday and Thursday and so there could be rains in the South Island from Wednesday,” Pyselman said.

The extended Met service forecast has sunshine until Wednesday in Taranaki, but the clouds hit on Thursday.

In Taranaki, the rain and wet weather is expected to hang around until the following Monday, according to a forecast on Saturday morning.

The Manganui Ski field on Taranaki maunga, which was closed on Saturday due to snow being wet and slushy, was hoping to open on Sunday,
but there was not enough snowfall.

“The snow is wet; the weather is awful,” the Stratford Mountain Club said on its Facebook page about 7.30am on Saturday.

The seasonal July-September prediction for the central North Island, from the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA),
shows rainfall totals are 45 per cent likely to be near normal.

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 15, 2021 1:25 pm 
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https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/ ... in-germany

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Wet.

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 16, 2021 1:37 pm 
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Location: >>==> Pōneke, Wellington, Aotearoa, New Zealand.
Wellington's Forecast

Latest Reading

Updated: Saturday, 17th of July, 2021. - 9:00am.....

Strong Winds Warning - Orange
9:00pm Friday - 6:00pm Saturday.....

Heavy Rain Watch
5:00am Saturday - 4:00pm Saturday.....

Right about now according to the man: 14°C [57.2°F]

Real-Feel®: 5°C [41.0°F]

Real-Feel-Shade™: 5°C [41.0°F]

It's an easy: 18°C [64.4°F] in on and around cave central.....

Max UV Index: 0 low

Max: 14°C [57.2°F]

Min: 10°C [50.0°F]

Wind: N 60 km/h. [37.2 mph]

Wind Gusts: 140 km/h. [86.99 mph]

Probability of Precipitation: 90%.

Probability of Thunderstorms: 18%.

Precipitation: 31.9 mm [1.255 inches]

Rain: 31.9 mm [0.039 inches]

Cloud Cover: 100%.

Humidity: 96%.

Indoor Humidity: 63%. [Ideal Humidity]

Dew Point: 13°C [55.4°F]

Pressure: ↓ 994 mb.

Visibility: 6 kilometres [3.72 miles]

Cloud Ceiling: 12,200 metres 40,026.24[feet]

Sunrise: 7:41am.

Sunset: 5:12pm.

Sunrise to Sunset: 9 hours, 31 minutes.

Moonrise: 11:44am.

Moonset: 12:45pm.

Moonrise to Moonset: 31 hours, 01 minutes.

Clothing: 0.60%.

Today's Forecast

Rain, heavy at times, turning to showers in the late afternoon, possibly heavy with hail.
Chance thunderstorm in the north this evening. Gale northerlies, severe gale in exposed places
gusting to 140 km/h [86.9 mph], easing in the late afternoon.....

Sunday's Forecast

Periods of rain. North westerlies, strong at first, easing then changing to southerly at night.....

Sunday Max: 14°C [57.2°F] - Min: 9°C [48.2°F]

Monday Max: 11°C [51.8°F] - Min: 7°C [44.6°F]

Tuesday Max: 12°C [53.6°F] - Min: 9°C [48.2°F]

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Roofs blown off around Wellington as bad weather batters the region
Brittney Deguara
08:33, July the 17th, 2021.

Bad weather battering the Wellington region overnight wreaked havoc on some properties, with Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ) responding to several calls of roofs being lifted and windows blown.

FENZ shift manager Belinda Beets said crews responded to 19 of the 28 weather-related calls received overnight.

She said some involved roofs lifting and windows and doors being blown in. The majority of call-outs were around the Wellington city region, while a few were from around Featherston in Wairarapa.

“Their roofs have lifted or partially blown off the house,” she said of the Featherston call-outs.

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Wellington was battered by bad weather overnight.

FENZ was also responding to reports of water going into someone’s ceiling in the Hutt area.

“They secure what they can,” she said of the crews. “If they can’t secure it, due to safety reasons, then they have to leave it, but they do the best they can with what they’ve got.”

She said any incidents involving power lines were referred to the power company.

Crews were also called to an incident that saw a tree and powerline fall on the road in Wainuiomata​ and a car hit it.

Beets said no-one had been injured, but the council and power company, as well as FENZ, were at the scene on Coast Road. She said police were en route.

She said they were on “stand by” on Saturday ready to deal with any calls that come in.

“Ring us and we’ll offer advice or if we can’t help we’ll get the appropriate [teams].”

A police spokesperson said their main role during these types of weather events was assisting Civil Defence. The spokesperson said there were usual bad weather events reported overnight.


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 19, 2021 6:13 pm 
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BBP wrote:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jul/14/firefighter-drowns-and-army-deployed-amid-severe-flooding-in-germany

Shortly summarized:

Wet.



Is that where Caputh is? I hope he didn't get washed away!

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 19, 2021 11:49 pm 
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baddy wrote:
BBP wrote:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jul/14/firefighter-drowns-and-army-deployed-amid-severe-flooding-in-germany

Shortly summarized:

Wet.



Is that where Caputh is? I hope he didn't get washed away!

+1
it looks pretty grim.....

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 20, 2021 1:51 am 
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Thanks for your concern, but I'm in France at the moment and I live near Berlin, which was spared from flooding, so my sons inform me.

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 20, 2021 5:42 am 
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^^^Well that's good. i knew france was in the loop, but I thought you lived in Germany...hope your Friends and family are above the waterline :D

We're having a mini-heat wave...better this week, but last week was high 90's f/37's C (like 99, lol).

Way more better this week, 80F = 26C.

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 23, 2021 3:33 pm 
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Location: >>==> Pōneke, Wellington, Aotearoa, New Zealand.
Wellington's Forecast

Latest Reading

Updated: Saturday, 14th of July, 2021. - 11:00am.....

Right about now according to the man: 11°C [51.8°F]

Real-Feel®: 11°C [51.8°F]

Real-Feel-Shade™: 9°C [48.2°F]

It's an easy: 16°C [60.8°F] in on and around downtown cave central.....

Max UV Index: 2 low

Max: 13°C [55.4°F]

Min: 5°C [41.0°F]

Wind: N 15 km/h. [9.3 mph]

Wind Gusts: 18 km/h. [11.1 mph]

Probability of Precipitation: 0%.

Probability of Thunderstorms: 0%.

Precipitation: 0.0 mm [0.0 inches]

Rain: 0.0 mm [0.0 inches]

Cloud Cover: 1%.

Humidity: 77%.

Indoor Humidity: 44%. [Ideal Humidity]

Dew Point: 7°C [44.6°F]

Pressure: ↑ 1022 mb.

Visibility: 16 kilometres [9.94 miles]

Cloud Ceiling: 10,200 metres [33,464.56 feet]

Sunrise: 7:36am.

Sunset: 5:18pm.

Sunrise to Sunset: 9 hours, 42 minutes.

Moonrise: 5:08pm.

Moonset: 8:32am.

Moonrise to Moonset: 15 hours, 24 minutes.

Clothing: 0.20%. temporarily.....

Today's Forecast

Fine, apart from some early morning cloud. Light northerlies.

Sunday's Forecast

Fine with high cloud. Northerlies.

Sunday Max: 14°C [57.2°F] - Min: 10°C [50.0°F]

Monday Max: 14°C [57.2°F] - Min: 10°C [50.0°F]

Tuesday Max: 14°C [57.2°F] - Min: 8°C [46.4°F]

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 26, 2021 6:06 pm 
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We're having smoke outside, from wildfires 3000m/5000k west.

It was wierd out this morning, I thought it was fog, but the air was wrong for that...this afternoon, the clouds disappeared, but the sky was yukky grey. They say thunderstorms tomorrow night clear the air.

It looks kinda like fog, but not.

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 30, 2021 2:34 am 
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Chilling =4º C right now


This happened in the south of Brazil :shock:

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^^^^^ Wow! that is not how I picture Brasil.....^^^^^

Wellington's Forecast

Latest Reading

Updated: Saturday, 31st of July, 2021. - 10:30am.....

Right about now according to the man: 9°C [48.2°F]

Real-Feel®: 10°C [50.0°F]

Real-Feel-Shade™: 8°C [46.4°F]

It's an easy: 14°C [57.2°F] in on and around downtown cave central.....

Max UV Index: 1 low

Max: 15°C [59.0°F]

Min: 5°C [41.0°F]

Wind: NNE 9 km/h. [5.5 mph]

Wind Gusts: 10 km/h. [6.2 mph]

Humidity: 92%.

Indoor Humidity: 45%. [Ideal Humidity]

Dew Point: 8°C [46.4°F]

Pressure: ↑ 1014 mb.

Cloud Cover: 1%.

Visibility: 16 kilometres [9.94 miles]

Cloud Ceiling: 12,200 metres [40,026.24 feet]

Probability of Precipitation: 1%.

Probability of Thunderstorms: 0%.

Precipitation: 0.0 mm [0.0 inches]

Rain: 0.0 mm [0.0 inches]

Sunrise: 7:30am.

Sunset: 5:24pm.

Sunrise to Sunset: 9 hours, 54 minutes.

Moonrise: N/A.

Moonset: 11:14am.

Moonrise to Moonset: N/A.

Clothing: 0.60%.

Today's Forecast

Fine, Light winds.

Sunday's Forecast

Partly cloudy. A few showers by evening. Light winds.

Sunday Max: 13°C [55.4°F] - Min: 8°C [46.4°F]

Monday Max: 14°C [57.2°F] - Min: 8°C [46.4°F]

Tuesday Max: 12°C [53.6°F] - Min: 6°C [42.8°F]

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 09, 2021 12:35 am 
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Location: >>==> Pōneke, Wellington, Aotearoa, New Zealand.
Now it's our turn for the ice and snow.....

Rare snow flurry hits central Wellington
as low brings cold weather across the country

Wellington Reporter
14:14, August the 9th, 2021.

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Snow falling in central Wellington on Monday.

Central Wellington appears to have experienced a rare snow flurry, with other parts of the region also receiving dustings.

Video footage posted on social media shows snowflakes falling outside the former Molly Malone's bar
on Courtenay Place on Monday afternoon.

In a separate social media post, the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA)
posted its own footage of snow falling at sea level in the capital.

Snowfall was also reported in the hills around Wellington with reports of flurries in Karori.

Earlier on Monday traffic heading over Remutaka Hill Road between Upper Hutt and Wairarapa
was delayed as contractors swept snow off the road.

NZTA is advising motorists to take extra care on roads in the central North Island today due to
challenging weather conditions.

Earlier in the morning a dozen trucks became stuck in snow on the Napier-Taupō Road section of SH5,
The road was closed but has since reopened. The Napier-Taihape Road remains closed.

A deep low has brought cold temperatures and snow to other parts of the country.

for the movies :arrow: https://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/w ... he-country



Wellington's Forecast

Latest Reading

Updated: Monday, 9th of August, 2021. - 8:00pm.....

Right about now according to the man: 7°C [44.6°F]

Real-Feel®: -5°C [23.0°F]

Real-Feel-Shade™: n/a

It's an easy: 22°C [71.6°F] in on and around cave central.....

Max UV Index: 1 low

Max: 11°C [51.8°F]

Min: 2°C [35.6°F]

Wind: SSW 77 km/h. [47.8 mph]

Wind Gusts: 92 km/h. [57.1 mph]

Humidity: 87%.

Indoor Humidity: 34%. [Slightly Dry]

Dew Point: 4°C [39.2°F]

Pressure: ↑ 1007 mb.

Cloud Cover: 60%.

Visibility: 16 kilometres [9.94 miles]

Cloud Ceiling: 10,400 metres [34,120 feet]

Probability of Precipitation: 65%.....It's pouring with rain.....

Probability of Thunderstorms: 13%.

Precipitation: 1.3 mm [0.05 inches]

Sunrise: 7:18am.

Sunset: 5:34pm.

Sunrise to Sunset: 10 hours, 16 minutes.

Moonrise: 8:29am.

Moonset: 7:08pm.

Moonrise to Moonset: 10 hours, 39 minutes.

Clothing: 0.30%.

Today's Forecast

Showers, possibly sleety, with thunderstorms and hail also possible. Gale southerlies,
gusting to 90 km/h [55.9 mph] in exposed places, easing evening.....

Tuesday's Forecast

Showers clearing before dawn and becoming fine.
South westerlies turning light northerly in the afternoon.

Tuesday Max: 13°C [55.4°F] - Min: 6°C [42.8°F]

Wednesday Max: 14°C [57.2°F] - Min: 9°C [48.2°F]

Thursday Max: 14°C [57.2°F] - Min: 10°C [50.0°F]

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The Forecast for this weekend was atrocious, but thankfully the bad stuff passed us by.....

Wellington's Forecast

Latest Reading

Updated: Sunday, 15th of August, 2021. - 9:30am.....

Right about now according to the man: 8°C [46.4°F]

Real-Feel®: 6°C [42.8°F]

Real-Feel-Shade™: 4°C [39.2°F]

It's an easy: 12°C [53.6°F] in on and around cave central.....

Max UV Index: 2 low

Max: 11°C [51.8°F]

Min: 7°C [44.6°F]

Wind: N 15 km/h. [9.3 mph]

Wind Gusts: 18 km/h. [11.1 mph]

Humidity: 76%.

Indoor Humidity: 34%. [Slightly Dry]

Dew Point: 4°C [39.2°F]

Pressure: ↑ 1020 mb.

Cloud Cover: 4%.

Visibility: 16 kilometres [9.94 miles]

Cloud Ceiling: 12,200 metres [40,026 feet]

Probability of Precipitation: 3%.....

Probability of Thunderstorms: 0%.

Precipitation: 0.0 mm [0.00 inches]

Sunrise: 7:12am.

Sunset: 5:39pm.

Sunrise to Sunset: 10 hours, 27 minutes.

Moonrise: 10:43am.

Moonset: 1:03am.

Moonrise to Moonset: 14 hours, 20 minutes.

Clothing: 0.55%.

Today's Forecast

Fine with early frosts in sheltered places. Northerlies picking up this afternoon.....

Monday's Forecast

Partly cloudy. A few showers likely from afternoon. Northerlies rising to gale.....

Monday Max: 13°C [55.4°F] - Min: 11°C [51.8°F]

Tuesday Max: 14°C [57.2°F] - Min: 8°C [46.4°F]

Wednesday Max: 12°C [53.6°F] - Min: 5°C [41.0°F]

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Mr_Green_Genes wrote:
Chilling =4º C right now

This happened in the south of Brazil :shock:

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^^^^^ Wow! that is not how I picture Brasil.....^^^^^

Yeah, me neither, I thought it would be a lot brighter!


How do you get your sky so dark?
Inside a drum?

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There's help coming for you guys, the days are markedly shorter up here now.
The deep lush has started to drain, the Queen Anne's Lace and god damn litter daises are out,
and some reds (photo below), are showing up.

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Still 90f/32c bike rides...it was still 90/32 in the scene above, at about 6pm.

I think the last few weeks of our mini heat wave has given up the ghost,,,

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Location: >>==> Pōneke, Wellington, Aotearoa, New Zealand.
^^^^^ beautiful..... ^^^^^


Tuesday night - Wednesday morning we got a surprise eight to ten hours of torrential rain
and an impressive window rattling thunder and lightning storm that blasted the valley for hours.....

Wellington's Forecast

Latest Reading

Updated: Thursday, 19th of August, 2021. - 10:30am.....

Right about now according to the man: 10°C [50.0°F]

Real-Feel®: 8°C [46.4°F]

Real-Feel-Shade™: 6°C [42.8°F]

It's an easy: 12°C [53.6°F] in on and around cave central.....

Max UV Index: 2 low

Max: 11°C [51.8°F]

Min: 8°C [46.4°F]

Wind: NNE 24 km/h. [14.9 mph]

Wind Gusts: 28 km/h. [17.3 mph]

Humidity: 77%.

Indoor Humidity: 41%. [Ideal Humidity]

Dew Point: 7°C [44.6°F]

Pressure: ↔ 1014 mb.

Cloud Cover: 21%.

Visibility: 16 kilometres [9.94 miles]

Cloud Ceiling: 10,200 metres [33,464 feet]

Probability of Precipitation: 3%.....

Probability of Thunderstorms: 0%.

Precipitation: 0.0 mm [0.00 inches]

Sunrise: 7:06am.

Sunset: 5:42pm.

Sunrise to Sunset: 10 hours, 36 minutes.

Moonrise: 1:43pm.

Moonset: 5:37am.

Moonrise to Moonset: 15 hours, 54 minutes.

Clothing: 0.50% and falling.....

Today's Forecast

Fine. Light north westerlies, picking up this evening.....

Friday's Forecast

Fine with north westerlies at first. A few showers late morning with a fresh southerly change,
then clearing.....

Friday Max: 13°C [55.4°F] - Min: 4°C [39.2°F]

Saturday Max: 11°C [51.8°F] - Min: 6°C [42.8°F]

Sunday Max: 13°C [55.4°F] - Min: 10°C [50.0°F]

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 22, 2021 6:35 am 
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From true afar, is it aiming for my porch picture-windows?

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I have a few 90ft/30m shit trees that are a hazard, but too big for me to handle and I'm having a real hard time spending a lot of money for a tree service to take them down. There's also a 20ft/7m "hanger" (broken limb that got hung up and didn't fall all the way to the ground ...yet), and it's 30 ft/10m up and 10 ft/3m from the front of the big windows....will this be the storm that brings it down?

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The situation improved this morning, they are saying it didn't organize as well as they thought, and it just downgraded from hurricane to tropical storm as sustained winds dropped from 75mph/120kph with gusts 70 - 90mph / 120 - 145kph -> to 70mph/112kph sustained and slightly lesser maximum gusts.... I hope it keeps weakening, but I've been here in much worse hurricanes.

The eye shifted 15 miles/25km to the east, so they will get the peak winds on their shore in Rhode Island, and we'll get heavier rains here in CT, (it's coming down in buckets now). After the eye gets over land the storm gets its energy source cut off and the rain keeps coming, but the big ass wind gusts subside fast, like once it get's 20 miles inland it's just a huge mess.

Mixed feelings on the eye missing us, if anyone's never been in a hurricane's (cyclone's), eye, it's weird... Hurricane's are usually very long duration events, the wind blows like hell for hours and hours getting stronger and stronger and you're getting really really tired of it...then suddenly the wind stops and the sun comes out. Depending on the clarity of the eye and the speed of the storm, you might get 10 or 20 minutes of clearing, it looks like a normal sunny day outside, and then suddenly, like within a minute or two the other side of the eye wall hits and it goes right back to maximum eye wall wind speed, and you begin the hours long journey to the other side of the storm with the winds blowing the opposite way....trees you saw for hours bending way the fuck over to the left, are now bending over way the fuck to the right. If the leaves are NOT on the trees, like an October hurricane, the wind has this really eerie howling, or moaning that goes on for hours, it's a ghostly howling/moaning, like a Stephen King movie outside and you wish it would stop. Only one thing on the planet makes that sound, a hurricane through woods of bare trees :)

So this storm will probably cause widespread power outages as the leaves are still on the trees making them sails to catch the wind and break the limbs. I gassed up the generator and spare cans so I have a couple of days of gas, and by then the storm will have passed and I can drive for refills if needed...so hopefully no big holes in the house and things should be good. They're saying half the people in my state will lose power, and it will be 8 - 15 days before everyone gets their power back, (most population dense areas will get it back quicker.

With this one coming up the coast over the warm ocean without making previous landfall, this could have been a lot worse.
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I think the winds here will peak out around 50mph/80kph in a couple of hours, the folks out around Newport and Cape Cod will get worse, we traded wind for rain when the eye shifted east...I don't see the 70mph/115kph happening here...which is good :)

That's the weather report from the baddy residence. :)

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So this was cool...we did nastier and nastier rain as the storm came on shore, rain and 65mph/105kph wind, then they said the eye came on shore 15 miles east so it shoulda just stayed crappy here and yay for the second half of the wind and rain, but it started getting brighter outside and the wind calmed, then the wind didn't come back, literally 5mph/8kph, 5 minutes, 10 minutes, 20... the storm disappeared, gone....I'm looking outside and it's 5mph wind and sun.

The eye had hit shore and did a hard left turn heading west, and opened up as it slowed.

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Futurecast radar showed those west of here were going to stay in the torrent, but the area of calm overhead was opening up. I took a bike ride (heard a lot of generators, and some utility workers were tending a wet field fire cuz of some high tension wires down). But it was still sunny here at the center of rotation. A couple hours later the wind picked up as the center moved north, but only to 30mph/50kph, not bad at all.

I undid the garden and got out of the second half of the storm :D

Below is radar at 1:30, 2:00, 3:00, 4:30, 6:30, and 8:30, I don't know if you can see the rotation, but the effect for the rest of the day was the nasty storm disappeared when the eye hit, and it didn't come back...

To the east is wind w/o rain, (in the middle is neither, just calm and nice day).

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3:00 Winds still like 5/8 here at the center, it had been that way since the eye hit
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6:30 The winds had picked up again here as the eye headed NW for Hartford, but it had been over land for hours and weakened to 30mph
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The storm that disappeared in the eye, that's a first, a most cool weather day

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Lol, it's still here... The eye came barreling in, full on rain (see above photos), trees dancing, and the eye hit and the wind stopped as eye winds do, the center of rotation stalled and hung out in Connecticut all day since yesterday noon as the storm weakened, instead of moving on.

Here the effect was, it got sunny yesterday in the eye but it stayed nice, the other side of the eye never hit, then today it was misty cloudy most of the day, I'm still in the clear. Further from the center especially to the west they have major flooding problems because the stalled storm kept the torrents coming.

This afternoon, you can kinds see the center of rotation still near where it was yesterday, never seen one do that before... Hope the cat 3's can't do that...
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Center of rotation still near where it was in yesterday's post.

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Crazy weather baddy, where storms are concerned sometimes topography can be your friend.....

We regularly get storms that begin as a polar blast from Antarctica, move up the length of
the South Island, make a left at the Cook Strait, mostly bypass Wellington, then hang
a right just before New Plymouth and trundle up onto the volcanic plateau, then through
to the hell hole that is Auckland and on to the far North.
Depending on the time of year, these things can start off as a polar blast, but by the time
the storm reaches the hell hole' and "the winterless North" it has become a tropical storm....

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Wellington's Forecast

Latest Reading

Updated: Wednesday the 25th of August, 2021. - 10:15am.....

Right about now according to the man: 12°C [53.6°F]

Real-Feel®: 8°C [46.4°F]

Real-Feel-Shade™: 8°C [46.4°F]

As we speak it's an easy: 14°C [57.2°F] in on and around cave central.....

Max UV Index: 1 low

Max: 14°C [57.2°F]

Min: 10°C [50.0°F]

Wind: NNE 36 km/h. [22.3 mph]

Wind Gusts: 44 km/h. [27.3 mph]

Humidity: 69%.

Indoor Humidity: 43%. [Ideal Humidity]

Dew Point: 7°C [44.6°F]

Pressure: ↑ 1030 mb.

Cloud Cover: 23%.

Visibility: 16 kilometres [9.94 miles]

Cloud Ceiling: 12,200 metres [40,026 feet]

Probability of Precipitation: 47%.....

Probability of Thunderstorms: 9%.

Precipitation: 0.8 mm [0.03 inches]

Rain: 0.8 mm [0.03 inches]

Hours of Precipitation: 0.5.

Hours of Rain: 0.5.

Sunrise: 6:57am.

Sunset: 5:48pm.

Sunrise to Sunset: 10 hours, 51 minutes.

Moonrise: 8:35pm.

Moonset: 8:53am.

Moonrise to Moonset: 12 hours, 18 minutes.

Clothing: 0.60%.

Today's Forecast

Partly cloudy. Fresh northerlies.....

Thursday's Forecast

Mostly cloudy, with a few showers possible. Northerlies.....

Thursday Max: 13°C [55.4°F] - Min: 10°C [50.0°F]

Friday Max: 12°C [53.6°F] - Min: 11°C [51.8°F]

Saturday Max: 12°C [53.6°F] - Min: 8°C [46.4°F]

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Wellington's Forecast

Latest Reading

Updated: Friday the 27th of August, 2021. - 4:00pm.....

Right about now according to the man: 11°C [51.8°F]

Real-Feel®: 8°C [46.4°F]

Real-Feel-Shade™: 8°C [46.4°F]

As we speak it's an easy: 14°C [57.2°F] in on and around cave central.....

Max UV Index: 0 low

Max: 13°C [55.4°F]

Min: 9°C [48.2°F]

Wind: N 22 km/h. [13.6 mph]

Wind Gusts: 25 km/h. [15.5 mph]

Humidity: 88%.

Indoor Humidity: 50%. [Ideal Humidity]

Dew Point: 9°C [48.2°F]

Pressure: ↔ 1018 mb.

Cloud Cover: 99%.

Visibility: 6 kilometres [3.72 miles]

Cloud Ceiling: 2,000 metres [6,561 feet]

Probability of Precipitation: 90%.....

Probability of Thunderstorms: 18%.

Precipitation: 10.5 mm [0.41 inches]

Rain: 10.5 mm [0.41 inches]

Hours of Precipitation: 7.0.

Hours of Rain: 7.0.

Sunrise: 6:54am.

Sunset: 5:50pm.

Sunrise to Sunset: 10 hours, 56 minutes.

Moonrise: 10:40pm.

Moonset: 9:39am.

Moonrise to Moonset: 10 hours, 59 minutes.

Clothing: 0.60%.

Today's Forecast

Periods of rain. Fresh northerlies.....

Saturday's Forecast

Periods of rain easing to a few showers in the afternoon.
Northerly changing southerly early.....

Saturday Max: 10°C [50.0°F] - Min: 7°C [44.6°F]

Sunday Max: 11°C [51.8°F] - Min: 6°C [42.8°F]

Monday Max: 8°C [46.4°F] - Min: 3°C [37.4°F]

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We're havin' some of Ida tonight.

This is a three hour futurecast when it will be War of the Worlds out there, you can sorta see the state of Connecticut back there.

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Tornado watch for a few more hours, but they're saying the air's much more stable now...I guess Ida was laid some pretty violent tornadoes in Pennsylvania area earlier.

Tonight may have some of those freight train periods where the thunder doesn't stop....


Updated next night...we skated here with annoying flood messes, considering we got 8 in/20cm last night (no laughing)...but New York City, New Jersey and Pennsylvania got clobbered with heavier winds of the day.

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Spring has well and truly sprung, we've had a turbulent couple of weeks, not Ida turbulent but some pretty
ferocious stuff blew through.....How did you make out baddy?


Wellington's Forecast

Latest Reading

Updated: Saturday the 18th of September, 2021. - 7:30am.....

Right about now according to the man: 7°C [44.6°F]

Real-Feel®: 6°C [42.8°F]

Real-Feel-Shade™: 6°C [42.8°F]

As we speak it's an easy: 1°C [33.8°F] in on and around cave central.....brrrrr

Max UV Index: 1 low

Max: 9°C [48.2°F]

Min: 2°C [35.6°F]

Wind: E 9 km/h. [5.59 mph]

Wind Gusts: 10 km/h. [6.21 mph]

Humidity: 80%.

Indoor Humidity: 33%. [Slightly Dry]

Dew Point: 3°C [37.4°F]

Pressure: ↑ 1022 mb.

Cloud Cover: 85%.

Visibility: 16 kilometres [9.94 miles]

Cloud Ceiling: 12,200 metres [40,026 feet]

Probability of Precipitation: 45%.....

Probability of Thunderstorms: 9%.

Precipitation: 0.6 mm [0.02 inches]

Rain: 0.6 mm [0.02 inches]

Hours of Precipitation: 0.5.

Hours of Rain: 0.5.

Sunrise: 6:18am.

Sunset: 6:12pm.

Sunrise to Sunset: 11 hours, 54 minutes.

Moonrise: 2:57pm.

Moonset: 5:39am.

Moonrise to Moonset: 14 hours, 42 minutes.

Clothing: 0.90%.

Today's Forecast

Partly cloudy, with morning fog about the Hutt Valley*. Isolated showers, clearing by afternoon and becoming fine. Southerlies dying out this morning.....

Sunday's Forecast

Cloud increasing, a few showers from the afternoon, mainly in the north. Northerlies strengthening.....

Sunday Max: 13°C [55.4°F] - Min: 9°C [48.2°F]

Monday Max: 15°C [59.0°F] - Min: 11°C [51.8°F]

Tuesday Max: 15°C [59.0°F] - Min: 12°C [53.6°F]

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Spring has well and truly sprung, we've had a turbulent couple of weeks, not Ida turbulent but some pretty
ferocious stuff blew through.....How did you make out baddy?


Nice news on the Spring, you're on the good side of Summer now :D

The lush is gone here now, but still dominant green, the grand finale is still about a month away, so it's still pretty easy to live in denial.

Shorter days, pretty scary!

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^^^We did pretty well locally, minor flooding, we lucked out this time :)

New York City to Philadelphia, and a huge surrounding area got hit bad :(

Maybe we could get little submarine subways for the city, put baking soda in the back :)

And they won't go! They just sit there looking stupid, hanging at an angle with a bubble coming out their ass!

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