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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby Overlandman » Wed 01 Jun, 2022 8:06 am

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From Tasmania Police

Road Conditions 31 May – 01 June
Tuesday, 31 May 2022 - 5:22 pm.

Roads Closed:

Drive with caution:

Cradle Mountain Road and Belvoir Road – Reports of heavy snow in the area, motorists to consider necessity to travel, use extreme caution, reduce speed and drive to the conditions.
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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby Overlandman » Tue 07 Jun, 2022 3:26 pm

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From Cradle Mountain Lodge Facebook page.
Plenty of snow up at Cradle Valley today.
As posted earlier Webcam is U/S

From Tasmania Police Community Alerts

Updated Tuesday, 7 June 2022 - 3:25 pm

HAZARDOUS ROADS:

Belvoir Road – Road open to Mine Traffic from Murchison Hwy. Road from Hellyer Mine to Leary’s Corner open to 4WD only

Cradle Mountain/Lake Dove Road – Light dusting of snow between Dolcoath Rd and Ranger’s Station. Open to all vehicles. Caution signs in place. 4WD only from Ranger’s Station to Dove Lake.

Gordon River Road (Tim Shea) – Light snow – 4WD vehicles only, extreme caution.

Highland Lakes Road – Snow and ice patches from Miena to Liffey turnoff, drive with extreme caution.

Highland Lakes Road – Snow Bakers Tier to Miena – 4WD vehicles only, extreme caution.

Lake Dobson Road – Snow throughout – 4WD vehicles only, extreme caution

Lake St. Claire Road – Snow throughout – 4WD vehicles only, extreme caution

Lyell Highway – Snow patches between Derwent Bridge and Collingwood River. Caution signs in place.

Marlborough Road – Ice and Frost – 4WD vehicles only, extreme caution.

Mount Road/Ridgley Highway – Snow patches between Highclere and Fingerpost. Caution signs in place.

Olivers Road – Ice patches around Lemonthyme Road intersection. Road being treated, caution.

Poatina Road – Frost and snow from Bothwell turn off to Poatina, drive with extreme caution.

St Leonards Road/Blessington Road – Ice on Corra Lyn Bridge, drive with caution.

Waratah Road – Snow patches between Fingerpost and Waratah. Caution signs in place.



ROAD CLOSURES:

Pinnacle Road, Mount Wellington – Closed at Bracken Lane.
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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby Overlandman » Mon 18 Jul, 2022 9:53 am

Snow settled overnight at Cradle Valley.

The power is off so no webcam at the moment.

Power Back On
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From ABC

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-07-18/ ... /101246496

Current road closures from Tasmania Police

ROADS CLOSED:

Dove Lake Road – Snow between Rangers Station and Dove Lake.

Lake Dobson Road – Snow throughout. Snow clearing commenced.

Lyell Highway – Closed between Derwent Bridge and Lake Burbury. Snow clearing commenced

Pinnacle Road – Closed at Bracken Lane



ROADS OPEN WITH CAUTION:

Icy roads will make driving conditions potentially dangerous during Thursday morning in parts of the North West Coast, Central North, North East, Central Plateau, Midlands, East Coast and Upper Derwent Valley.

Cradle Mountain Road – Patches of snow between Bull Creek and Learys Corner. Caution.

Cradle Mountain Road – 4WD only from Visitors Centre to Rangers Station. Extreme caution

Gordon River Road – Snow at Tim Shea. Open to 4WD vehicles only. Snow clearing commenced. Extreme caution.

Lake St. Claire Road – Snow throughout. Open to 4WD vehicles only. Extreme caution. Snow clearing commenced.

Lyell Highway between Ouse and Derwent Bridge. Open to 4WD vehicles only. Extreme caution. Snow clearing commenced.

Lyell Highway between Queenstown and Derwent Bridge open to 4WD vehicles only.

Highland Lakes Road – Snow on road and ice patches. Extreme Caution.

Highland Lakes Road – Snow Hunterston at Miena. Open to 4WD vehicles only. Extreme caution. Snow clearing commenced

Huon Highway – Snow at Vincent’s Saddle. Extreme caution. Snow clearing commenced

Marlborough Road – Snow throughout. Open to 4WD vehicles only. Extreme caution. Snow clearing commenced.

Mount Barrow Road – Light snowfall. Caution

Mount Road/Ridgley Highway – Light dusting of snow from Hampshire to Fingerpost. Caution

Murchison Highway – Light dusting of snow between Belvoir Road intersection and Fingerpost. Caution

Poatina Road – Light snow and ice patches. Extreme caution.

Tasman Highway (NE) – Light patches of frost from Pyengana to Welborough. Caution

Waratah Road – Light dusting of snow from Fingerpost to Waratah. Caution.
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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby Overlandman » Fri 29 Jul, 2022 10:48 am

Bit of snow overnight,
The webcam has not been working since the 20th.

From Tasmania Police

Monday, 13 June 2022 - 11:21 am. Updated Friday, 29 July 2022 - 10:37 am

Icy roads will make driving conditions dangerous during Saturday morning in parts of the North West Coast, Central North, North East, Central Plateau, Midlands, East Coast, Upper Derwent Valley and South East, particulary elevated road.

ROADS CLOSED:

DOVE LAKE ROAD – RANGERS STATION TO DOVE LAKE ACCESSIBLE BY 4×4 ONLY.

Pinnacle Road Mt Wellington – Closed at Bracken lane

ROADS OPEN WITH CAUTION:

Arthur Highway – Ice throughout extreme caution

Belvoir Road – Frost patches treat with caution

Highland Lakes Road – Light snow – Miena to Golden Valley and Steppes to Miena

Lake Dobson Road – Light dusting of snow

Lyell Highway – Snow clearing complete, road open with extreme caution.

Poatina Road – Ice – Barron Tier to Poatina Village
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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby Overlandman » Fri 19 Aug, 2022 10:20 am

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Snow settled on Cradle Mountain and higher peaks overnight.
Webcam photo is from this morning.
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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby Overlandman » Mon 22 Aug, 2022 12:44 pm

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Snowing nicely at Cradle Mountain at the moment.
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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby Overlandman » Tue 23 Aug, 2022 8:39 am

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Friend sent me a photo of his car at Cradle Valley this morning.

Webcam is frozen over at Dove lake.


From Tasmania Police

Closed Roads

Cradle Mountain – Belvoir Road

Cradle mountain Road- Rangers Station to Dove Lake

Newhaven Road, Mawbanna – approximately 2.9km from Mawbanna Road – due to flooding (will be closed overnight 22-08)

Honey Suckle Road, approximately 13km from Tooms lake Road

Kaoota Road, Kaoota.

Saltwater River Road, Premaydena – Closed between Nubeena Road and Littles Road until further notice due to coastal erosion from recent weather (Access to Saltwater River and Lime Bay can be made via Littles Road).

Upper Esk Road, Mathina

Pinnacle Road Mount Wellington – closed at Bracken Lane, Fern Tree – due to forecast of ice and snow.



Hazardous Roads

Lyell Highway – Snow from Gormanston to Derwent Bridge (Snow clearing 1pm) – caution

Elderslie Road, Brighton.

Gordon River Main Road

Lake Dobson Tourist Road

Lake Secondary Road

Lake St Claire Tourist Road

Lyell Highway from Wayatinah to Derwent Bridge = extreme caution – heavy snow

Middle Tea Tree Road, Bridgewater.

Snug Falls Road, Snug.

Woolmers Lane Longford – road is signed to 60 Km at the bridge and traffic hazard signs are up due to damage to the seal.
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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby Overlandman » Mon 12 Sep, 2022 8:11 am

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An overnight southerly blast has once again brought snow to Cradle Valley
Dove Lake webcam is frozen over.
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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby Overlandman » Tue 13 Sep, 2022 8:35 am

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Looking Pretty this morning :D
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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby headwerkn » Tue 13 Sep, 2022 12:27 pm

Why always on a Tuesday?!
Every. *&%$#!. Time! *sigh*
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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby Overlandman » Sat 24 Sep, 2022 7:43 am

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More September Snow, from Cradle Mountain through to Great Lake
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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby Overlandman » Sun 09 Oct, 2022 7:43 am

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Cradle Mountain looks cool this morning with a blast of October Snow.
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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby Overlandman » Wed 02 Nov, 2022 7:37 am

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November Snow
As predicted a southerly blast has brought snow to the higher peaks from Great Lake through to Cradle Mountain.
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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby north-north-west » Wed 02 Nov, 2022 8:56 am

Given there was white on the ground here for half an hour, not surprising.
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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby Overlandman » Tue 15 Nov, 2022 8:25 am

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As predicted an overnight southerly blast has left a fair amount of snow on Tasmania
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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby Overlandman » Mon 21 Nov, 2022 9:04 am

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As predicted snow covered a large area of Tasmania’s higher peaks overnight.
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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby Overlandman » Tue 29 Nov, 2022 10:29 am

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Overnight dusting
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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby Overlandman » Thu 08 Dec, 2022 12:52 pm

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December Snow from Ben Lomond through to the higher West Coast peaks.
Not unusual but a pleasant surprise. :D
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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby Overlandman » Wed 08 Mar, 2023 7:37 am

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Snow settled on the higher peaks overnight
A bit around Great Lake & Marion Lookout.
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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby matagi » Wed 08 Mar, 2023 5:32 pm

The stuff around Great Lake was gone by lunch time.
This makes me the first man to climb Mount Everest backwards, without oxygen...or even a jumper.
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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby Overlandman » Sun 09 Apr, 2023 7:17 am

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The Webcam is iced over at Dove Lake, as it snowed overnight, with snow settling on Tasmania’s higher peaks.
Great Lake, through to Cradle and also Mount Wellington
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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby Overlandman » Fri 26 May, 2023 9:06 am

Snow settled on Tasmania’s higher peaks overnight, Benlomond through to Great Lake, Cradle Mountain, West Coast & South to Mt Wellington
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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby Overlandman » Fri 09 Jun, 2023 2:59 pm

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Snow settled overnight from Benlomond through to the West Coast Peaks
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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby Overlandman » Mon 19 Jun, 2023 8:19 am

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An overnight southerly left a good amount of snow at Cradle Mountain


Some information from Tas police.

Hazardous Roads

Belvoir Road – light snow from Leary’s Cover to Black Bluff – Drive with extreme caution, 4wd only

Dove Lake Road – light snow from Pencil Pine Creek to Dove Lake – drive with caution

Highland Lakes Road – Frost from Barren Tier to Miena. Drive with extreme caution

Lyell Highway – light snow at Mt Arrowsmith -Drive with caution

Marlborough Road – Frost from Miena to Little Pine Lagoon. Drive with extreme caution
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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby Overlandman » Wed 21 Jun, 2023 2:03 pm

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Cradle Mountain and surrounding areas this morning. With Compliments from Devonport Aero Club
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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby Tortoise » Wed 21 Jun, 2023 4:47 pm

That's beautiful. Thanks for posting.
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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby Overlandman » Sun 09 Jul, 2023 7:54 am

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Another Southerly blast
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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby Overlandman » Sat 15 Jul, 2023 11:23 am

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Overnight snow settled at Cradle Mountain and surrounding peaks.
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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby Overlandman » Sat 09 Sep, 2023 9:46 am

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Snow settled overnight from Ben lomond through to the West Coast peaks. Nice and white at Cradle Mountain this morning.
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Re: Cradle Mountain Snow Reports

Postby Nuts » Sat 09 Sep, 2023 11:57 am

With a string of 35c+ days ahead where we are, i'm feeling homesick :)
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