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Severe thunderstorm warning

By 22 December 2011 24

The Bureau is warning the bad stuff is inbound.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce very heavy rainfall, flash flooding and large hailstones over the next several hours in the Southern Tablelands, South West Slopes, Snowy Mountains, Australian Capital Territory and parts of the Riverina districts. Locations which may be affected include Canberra, Goulburn, Cooma, Yass, Wagga Wagga and Tumbarumba.

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24 Responses to
Severe thunderstorm warning
Mothy 2:39 pm
22 Dec 11
#1

Oh good, just what you need before everyone hits the roads…

Slow down, Canberra.

puggy 2:56 pm
22 Dec 11
#2

That system seems to have been basically circling Canberra for the last few hours. Should make the ride home interesting. Can I plot a path in between the spots of red on the radar?

Dilandach 3:10 pm
22 Dec 11
#3

Mothy said :

Oh good, just what you need before everyone hits the roads…

Slow down, Canberra.

Unless you’re wearing a fluoro shirt and driving a ute. In which case, tail gate as close as you possibly can at high speed. Swerve between lanes and change tail gating targets as you pressure those suckers that do the speed limit to go faster and possibly be forced to tail gate the car in front of them.

Don’t forget to flip off people as well.

grunge_hippy 3:19 pm
22 Dec 11
#4

I reckon it will miss us. Cooma is getting nailed though if you look at the radar at 3:19pm

BimboGeek 3:25 pm
22 Dec 11
#5

There goes another $250,000!

dpm 3:32 pm
22 Dec 11
#6

BimboGeek said :

There goes another $250,000!

BWAHAHAHAHAHA! :-)

Jethro 3:40 pm
22 Dec 11
#7

Dilandach said :

Mothy said :

Oh good, just what you need before everyone hits the roads…

Slow down, Canberra.

Unless you’re wearing a fluoro shirt and driving a ute. In which case, tail gate as close as you possibly can at high speed. Swerve between lanes and change tail gating targets as you pressure those suckers that do the speed limit to go faster and possibly be forced to tail gate the car in front of them.

Don’t forget to flip off people as well.

To be fair, I think you would find that just as many tailgaters fall into the ‘self-entitled executive’ stereotype.

They can usually be spotted driving a black Lexus or Beemer about half a foot away from your car’s anus.

Deref 4:03 pm
22 Dec 11
#8

Dilandach said :

Mothy said :

Oh good, just what you need before everyone hits the roads…

Slow down, Canberra.

Unless you’re wearing a fluoro shirt and driving a ute. In which case, tail gate as close as you possibly can at high speed. Swerve between lanes and change tail gating targets as you pressure those suckers that do the speed limit to go faster and possibly be forced to tail gate the car in front of them.

Don’t forget to flip off people as well.

And if you’re riding a bike go straight through the red lights, avoid bike paths and ride on the road wherever possible.

Classified 4:12 pm
22 Dec 11
#9

Deref said :

Dilandach said :

Mothy said :

Oh good, just what you need before everyone hits the roads…

Slow down, Canberra.

Unless you’re wearing a fluoro shirt and driving a ute. In which case, tail gate as close as you possibly can at high speed. Swerve between lanes and change tail gating targets as you pressure those suckers that do the speed limit to go faster and possibly be forced to tail gate the car in front of them.

Don’t forget to flip off people as well.

And if you’re riding a bike go straight through the red lights, avoid bike paths and ride on the road wherever possible.

Also be sure to tear across pedestrian crossings.

Diggety 4:12 pm
22 Dec 11
#10

Jethro said :

Dilandach said :

Mothy said :

Oh good, just what you need before everyone hits the roads…

Slow down, Canberra.

Unless you’re wearing a fluoro shirt and driving a ute. In which case, tail gate as close as you possibly can at high speed. Swerve between lanes and change tail gating targets as you pressure those suckers that do the speed limit to go faster and possibly be forced to tail gate the car in front of them.

Don’t forget to flip off people as well.

To be fair, I think you would find that just as many tailgaters fall into the ‘self-entitled executive’ stereotype.

They can usually be spotted driving a black Lexus or Beemer about half a foot away from your car’s anus.

Very true.

Diggety 4:12 pm
22 Dec 11
#11

Let’s see some more nice pics of bolts if possible!

dpm 4:23 pm
22 Dec 11
#12

Deref said :

And if you’re riding a bike go straight through the red lights, avoid bike paths and ride on the road wherever possible.

Awesome! We’ve evolved (regressed?) back into cyclists vs cars! It’s been a day or two since this was ‘discussed’ in a thread….!

Deckard 8:11 pm
22 Dec 11
#13

dpm said :

Awesome! We’ve evolved (regressed?) back into cyclists vs cars! It’s been a day or two since this was ‘discussed’ in a thread….!

It’s the Riot Act Law. Every thread no matter what it’s about will eventually become a motorist v cyclist debate.

wildturkeycanoe 9:08 pm
22 Dec 11
#14

I am so glad I got the warning, almost missed the two drops that fell in Macgregor if I hadn’t been outside anticipating it all. Maybe tomorrow we’ll not have to water the garden….

toriness 9:11 pm
22 Dec 11
#15

Deckard said :

dpm said :

Awesome! We’ve evolved (regressed?) back into cyclists vs cars! It’s been a day or two since this was ‘discussed’ in a thread….!

It’s the Riot Act Law. Every thread no matter what it’s about will eventually become a motorist v cyclist debate.

+1 and LOL

Aeek 9:52 pm
22 Dec 11
#16

Deckard said :

It’s the Riot Act Law. Every thread no matter what it’s about will eventually become a motorist v cyclist debate.

Debate?

taninaus 10:58 pm
22 Dec 11
#17

Aeek said :

Deckard said :

It’s the Riot Act Law. Every thread no matter what it’s about will eventually become a motorist v cyclist debate.

Debate?

There is no debate on that one – it is absolutely true! LOL

OpenYourMind 10:58 pm
22 Dec 11
#18

Storms, Cyclists vs Cars….we just need some popcorn.

BimboGeek 12:55 am
23 Dec 11
#19

If someone mentions cars vs cyclists then they lose the thread and the conversation is over: Bimbogeek’s Lemma of Godwin’s Law in action.

EvanJames 1:27 am
23 Dec 11
#20

wildturkeycanoe said :

I am so glad I got the warning, almost missed the two drops that fell in Macgregor if I hadn’t been outside anticipating it all. Maybe tomorrow we’ll not have to water the garden….

I got 24 mm and it made a monster mess. However, the storms formed and collapsed with amazing speed. I’m still a bit amazed by it all.

Wraith 8:07 am
23 Dec 11
#21

taninaus said :

Aeek said :

Deckard said :

It’s the Riot Act Law. Every thread no matter what it’s about will eventually become a motorist v cyclist debate.

Debate?

There is no debate on that one – it is absolutely true! LOL

Of course there is a debate, a mass debate

qbngeek 8:48 am
23 Dec 11
#22

Diggety said :

Jethro said :

Dilandach said :

Mothy said :

Oh good, just what you need before everyone hits the roads…

Slow down, Canberra.

Unless you’re wearing a fluoro shirt and driving a ute. In which case, tail gate as close as you possibly can at high speed. Swerve between lanes and change tail gating targets as you pressure those suckers that do the speed limit to go faster and possibly be forced to tail gate the car in front of them.

Don’t forget to flip off people as well.

To be fair, I think you would find that just as many tailgaters fall into the ‘self-entitled executive’ stereotype.

They can usually be spotted driving a black Lexus or Beemer about half a foot away from your car’s anus.

Very true.

You forgot the Mazda 3′s and 6′s. They seem to be the moron drivers car of the year for 2011.

devils_advocate 10:40 am
23 Dec 11
#23

toriness said :

Deckard said :

dpm said :

Awesome! We’ve evolved (regressed?) back into cyclists vs cars! It’s been a day or two since this was ‘discussed’ in a thread….!

It’s the Riot Act Law. Every thread no matter what it’s about will eventually become a motorist v cyclist debate.

+1 and LOL

Or something about negative gearing, renting vs buying, something something homelessness.

Hanksinatra 1:51 pm
23 Dec 11
#24

devils_advocate said :

toriness said :

Deckard said :

dpm said :

Awesome! We’ve evolved (regressed?) back into cyclists vs cars! It’s been a day or two since this was ‘discussed’ in a thread….!

It’s the Riot Act Law. Every thread no matter what it’s about will eventually become a motorist v cyclist debate.

+1 and LOL

Or something about negative gearing, renting vs buying, something something homelessness.

Especially homeless people. Why can’t they get there own blog going?

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