Brisbane Wed 12 Dec 2007
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around at home in Springwood as
several small cells approached
from the south.
got me out of the house to have a
look and a small gustfront was
was slightly west of me and
tracking north, so I figured Mt
Coot-tha would be a good spot.
it was - because it was heading
straight for me and developing a
showers to the east:
decide whether to let this baby
roll over me or head off and try
and stay ahead of it in case it
developed into something even
posing with my camera for Channel
Nine, I figured I didn't have
much to gain by staying (except
maybe some hail dents) so I took
off. I left it till the last
minute and because traffic was a
nightmare, this thing was nipping
at my heels!
I just knew
I wanted to go north so I ended
up on Samford Rd. The traffic
finally eased as I hit the open
road past Samford...
eventually on to Dayboro where
the storm eventually died.
the occasional lightning flash
down south from a new system
heading up through Harrisville,
but with no direct roads down
there I decided to head home down
the eastern highways. I wish I'd
gone west and back down through
Esk because this cell intensified
around Marburg. On my way home I
ended up run into some heavy
rain, but still there was very
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