Michael Thompson's Australian
Storm Chase Diary
24th February 2007 - Lightning barrage, Southern
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Weak pulse convection near Robertson
Nice rain free base just west of Moss Va;e
The 24th of February was not looking that good.
Marginal instability and virtually no wind shear. None the less I took
the trip up the infamous Macquarie pass. At the top of the pass I near
Robertson I saw a weak pulse cell blow up near Moss Vale. In the short
15 mins I took to get there the storm had matured.
The nice thing about the storm was the lightning - a video of which is