Storms NSW 23 December 2012

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Storm near Penrith by Jimmy Deguara

There were a lot of interesting storms around New South Wales today. I managed to get out and shoot some amazing lightning from a cell over the Blue Mountains. I'll upload some images and video soon.

17 thoughts on “Storms NSW 23 December 2012

  1. Jimmy Deguara

    The behaviour if the storm near Colo Heights yesterday was interesting. Did anyone chase / observe it? I was able to observe the storm along the same boundary to its south once it collapsed. Some high energy bolts and also a green tinge effect.

  2. Harley Pearman

    I could not chase but after 6.30 pm, I went up to my favourite lookout at Bella Vista and took some video film of a storm to the south west. I have taken these photos from that video film.

  3. Harley Pearman

    This storm south west of Sydney did produce some good lightning flashes, a mix of cloud to ground and anvil crawlers. I like this one.

  4. Harley Pearman

    Its not often I capture three cloud to ground strikes in the one photo. The same storm produced this. The storm weakened soon after.

  5. Murray John

    I think we're gunna get some high energy bolts and flash flooding in Sydney very shortly, when I check the sounding just b4, looks like cells have the potential 2 reach around 13km, LI around -4.5. Alot of activity building 2 the SW of Sydney now.

  6. Jeff Brislane Post author

    This is a compilation of all the lightning I videoed this day. About halfway through it really ramps up and unleashes a barrage of anvil crawlers!

  7. Jeff Brislane Post author

    Jimmy, I’ll do a video of the best anvil crawlers and slow them down. I was shooting with a new video camera at 60fps so I got lots of detail in them.

  8. Jeff Brislane Post author

    As promised, here is a slow motion video of the anvil crawlers from this event.

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