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Discussion: Timing

in: tRicky; tRicky > 2016-03-19

Mar 21, 2016 7:18 AM # 

It seems your event was well timed!!
Mar 21, 2016 7:58 AM # 
Maybe that was the storms that BOM was predicting and never came?
Mar 21, 2016 8:01 AM # 
You not only got the good tracks, Richard, but you missed all the rain too. :)
Mar 21, 2016 8:14 AM # 
It did rain a little while I was collecting controls but I was in the car then
Mar 22, 2016 11:36 AM # 
I seem to have also avoided the thunderstorms the BOM was forecasting for today too.
Mar 22, 2016 5:06 PM # 
had some drops while collecting control points, but not too bad
Mar 23, 2016 1:09 AM # 
Looks like all the action was further south - Mandurah seems to have been about the northern limit of the rain, with 35mm at Collie.
Mar 23, 2016 1:35 AM # 
Yup, been raining solidly down here on what used to be called the Rainbow Coast most of the night and all morning so far. Good for the nearly empty water tank - we'll have managed not to use mains water all summer! Juffy might have to bring a raincoat for his week of mapping in glorious autumnal weather.
Mar 23, 2016 1:39 AM # 
What will it be called tomorrow?
Mar 23, 2016 1:47 AM # 
South Coast? I think it's still the Rainbow Coast, but with so much less rain than there used to be through summer the rainbows aren't as common any more. Plus perhaps being a highly-conservative community of elderly and God-fearing folk maybe that rainbow promotion is not their preferred moniker?
Mar 23, 2016 1:41 PM # 
Surely old and conservative God-fearing folk would only think of the rainbow as God's promise never to flood the whole Earth again??
Mar 23, 2016 1:46 PM # 
I seem to recall a program called Sing Me a Rainbow from the '80s that was distinctly religious in nature.

American television also had Color me a Rainbow from a bit later in the same decade that was aired on the Christian Television Network although that only seems to have lasted for 13 episodes so maybe the religious folk took offence and had it cancelled.
Mar 24, 2016 12:52 AM # 
Maybe they're worried about an influx of South Africans?

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