Could we be in for a 2 metre spring snow storm in Australia?

SNOW ALERT: It’s the first day of Spring and some forecasters are calling up to two metres of snow on the way for Australian resorts. Snowy McSpring Face is alive and kicking in Snowtember.

First there was the threat of snow, then there was the real snow, then there was the second blizzard and now there’s a third that threatens to continue the whole way through to next Sunday and beyond. has over a possible metre of snow heading to Falls Creek over 10 days. is calling for one centimetre short of a hundred with 99 centimetres over 9 days.

The usually conservative forecaster, Pete The Frog Taylor, from is going LARGE with a possible 190 centimetres over the next 14 days. That’s 10 centimetres short of 2 metres. If this comes off then this is one for the record books. are going a more conservative route with 72 centimetres on their forecast cards.

Will the resorts extend the season? We surely hope so. This has certainly been the season that just keeps on giving in Australia.

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Rachael Oakes-Ash is the name behind @misssnowitall and the founder of A long time travel and lifestyle journalist and ski writer, she's been published in ESPN, TIME, Wallpaper*, Action Asia, Inside Sport, Australian Financial Review, Emirates Open Skies, Conde Nast Traveler and more. She was the Fairfax snow blogger from 2007 to 2017 and the Southern Hemisphere editor for OnTheSnow. Rachael is also a documentary producer, author, radio announcer and humorist.



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