Thursday, 24 January 2019

Weather Event

Another weather event for the Great Southern Brevet Snow again on the ranges. Fortunately most riders took the opportunity to have an early night and extended rest and the front passed over. Some impressive snowfall in such a short period.

Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 at 16:56
Subject: SMS with Richard MacDonald
Frozen but in Alex

Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 at 17:57
Subject: SMS with Keith Payne
Keith Payne in Middlemarch. Cold and wet warming up at the pub

Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 at 17:57
Subject: SMS with Matty Graham
Tekapo.
Matty.

Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 at 18:00
Subject: SMS with Rob Dawson
Hi David, Rob & Richard here. We cut across to Alex, to avoid bad weather. rejoining route in morning...

Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 at 18:27
Subject: SMS with Diane Grigg
Alex & Di now thawed out in Alex. Great up old man range, until the rain came. Blown off the road a couple of times coming into town. Nearĺy forgotten about the huge push up!

Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 at 18:43
Subject: SMS with Dean Marshall
In the oven yesterday
Today in a blast freezer
Dean John and Pascal holed up in Mitchell's Cottage
Another weather event on the GSB

Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 at 19:37
Subject: SMS with George Richardson
Ice cold in Alex. George

Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 at 20:17
Subject: SMS with Michael Hoogeveen
Arrived ranfury.
Even this easiest leg of the journey had some surprises.
Fresh snow on the hill above naseby

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