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It got a bit windy yesterday

Discussion in 'The Watering Hole' started by OzRay, Jul 31, 2014.

  1. OzRay

    OzRay Mu-43 Legend

    Jan 29, 2010
    South Gippsland, Australia
    Ray, not Oz
    Here's a short piece of video I put together from yesterdays slightly windy day: https://vimeo.com/102292995 (just under 3 min). Our neighbour had three trees uprooted and the largest fell on his shed, leaving it worse for wear (it would have been totally crushed if the main trunk had hit it). I missed one moment when some of the trees were bent at almost 45 degrees. Just before the gusts would hit, we’d hear a nose in the distance like rolling thunder and then 10 or so seconds later the blast would come through. Today it's just freezing and snow down to 400m.
     
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  2. T N Args

    T N Args Agent Photocateur

    Dec 3, 2013
    Adelaide, Australia
    call me Arg
    There's more coming, I'm just parceling it up now and on its way to you.
     
  3. OzRay

    OzRay Mu-43 Legend

    Jan 29, 2010
    South Gippsland, Australia
    Ray, not Oz
    More what? Wind or freezing weather? Please, pass it on up north. ;)
     
  4. T N Args

    T N Args Agent Photocateur

    Dec 3, 2013
    Adelaide, Australia
    call me Arg
    You'll see.
     
  5. OzRay

    OzRay Mu-43 Legend

    Jan 29, 2010
    South Gippsland, Australia
    Ray, not Oz
    Just checked the radar, doesn't look too bad.
     
  6. AussiePhil

    AussiePhil Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Jun 1, 2014
    Canberra, ACT, Aust
    Phil
    Keep it all to yourselves.... It's trying desperately to snow here in Canberra with falls down to 700M, lucky my place is at 600 :) I do have a 30 minute motorbike ride home though :(
     
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  7. NoTan2

    NoTan2 Mu-43 Regular

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    Mar 16, 2014
    Newcastle NSW Australia
    Paul
    Nice day in Newcastle - not that I've seen much of it.
     
  8. OzRay

    OzRay Mu-43 Legend

    Jan 29, 2010
    South Gippsland, Australia
    Ray, not Oz
    This is our neighbour's yard at the moment with, I think, five trees now down and at first I thought it had snowed, but it was just hail. However, the temperature is about 1C at the moment, so it could still snow.

    trees.
     
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  9. drd1135

    drd1135 Zen Snapshooter

    Mar 17, 2011
    Southwest Virginia
    Steve
    What? No 4K video? I could hardly tell they were trees.
     
  10. Atom Ant

    Atom Ant Mu-43 Veteran

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    Oct 24, 2012
    Melbourne, OZ
    Adam
    I got off the train tonight to find the recent hail had left my station blanketed in white. Not just a little white - the hail was about 3 cm thick on my car. Around me people pulled out their phones to take pictures; unfortunately I had neglected to put a fresh battery in my Pen, so no images here.
     
  11. Ross the fiddler

    Ross the fiddler Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    You can send some rain up here but without the wind.
     
  12. RobWatson

    RobWatson Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    We need rain so badly that we'll take the wind as well.
     
  13. Bif

    Bif Mu-43 Veteran

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    May 28, 2012
    San Angelo TX
    Bruce Foreman
    What camera did you do that video with?

    Drought had pretty much killed most of one of my backyard trees, and about a month or so ago we had some storms that blew a lot of the dead branches off and made a mess of my yard.

    I had to have that tree trimmed down a lot.

    But nothing like what you showed here in your video and still shot.

    Bruce Foreman
     
  14. OzRay

    OzRay Mu-43 Legend

    Jan 29, 2010
    South Gippsland, Australia
    Ray, not Oz
    That was shot with the E-M1 and 7-14mm (first part) and 14-35mm (second part). Vimeo makes the video a bit mushy (more so if HD isn't turned on), it's a lot better in the original format.

    Our property is strewn with leaves and branches at the moment, so we're going to have a lot of mulching to do when the weather clears up.