MELBOURNE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING

Submitted: Wednesday, Jan 26, 2005 at 21:42
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TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST
MELBOURNE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
for Damaging Wind Gusts, Large Hailstones and Very Heavy Rainfall For people in the Melbourne metropolitan area, Bellarine Peninsula, Mornington Peninsula and over Port Phillip Issued at 8:50 pm EDT on Wednesday 26 January 2005

Thunderstorms, some identified as severe with reports of large hail and heavy
rainfall, extend in a line extending from northwest of Geelong across the Bellarine Peninsula, Port Phillip and Mornington Peninsula. There is a chance that severe thunderstorms could develop in the Melbourne Metropolitan area. These thunderstorms may produce damaging wind gusts, large hail and very heavy
rainfall.

The next warning is due to be issued by 9:45pm [Wednesday] A broad based severe thunderstorm warning for the Central District has been be issued.

This warning is also available through TV and Radio broadcasts; the Bureau's
website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 217.The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate this warning being broadcast regularly
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Reply By: Truckster (Vic) - Wednesday, Jan 26, 2005 at 22:10

Wednesday, Jan 26, 2005 at 22:10
96mm of rain in 4 hours
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Follow Up By: Member - Crazie (VIC) - Wednesday, Jan 26, 2005 at 22:12

Wednesday, Jan 26, 2005 at 22:12
Hasn't hit here yet, might have gone around, but the sky was mighty dark this evening
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Follow Up By: Truckster (Vic) - Wednesday, Jan 26, 2005 at 22:19

Wednesday, Jan 26, 2005 at 22:19
Wed Jan 26, 2005 9:13 pm

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yeah the thunder and lightning has hit west metro melbourne
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FollowupID: 353884

Reply By: Muddy 'doe (SA) - Wednesday, Jan 26, 2005 at 22:24

Wednesday, Jan 26, 2005 at 22:24
looking nasty at the tennis right now!
AnswerID: 95047

Follow Up By: Muddy 'doe (SA) - Wednesday, Jan 26, 2005 at 22:26

Wednesday, Jan 26, 2005 at 22:26
might need to engage 4WD to get out of the carpark!
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FollowupID: 353886

Reply By: Mad Dog (Victoria) - Wednesday, Jan 26, 2005 at 22:29

Wednesday, Jan 26, 2005 at 22:29
Had 100mm in a coupla hours this arvo, never seen anything like it, gutters over flowing, severe electrical, half deaf from the thunder, hail, close ground strikes...still bloody shaking. ...still more thunder and light rain.
AnswerID: 95049

Reply By: warthog - Wednesday, Jan 26, 2005 at 23:39

Wednesday, Jan 26, 2005 at 23:39
Ah Melbourne..... beautiful one minutebleepehouse the rest of the time, hey and watch you dont get done for speeding in the carpark.
AnswerID: 95057

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