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Forecasting attempting at a new level!

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The Odd Sign Of Spring?

Well there is certainly signs of spring within nature this week. More plants such as daffodils, daisies etc have sprung out of the ground, the past two days have felt quite pleasant in the sun, but is Winter now over? Thats a question. My definition of spring weather, which people can comment on if they want, are temperatures between 13-15C and quite settled days, of course there is always going to be a bit of wet weather involved too. So what will in the long term for potential Spring like we

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My Thoughts On April

Three years ago to this day, High pressure began to build over the UK which lead to the warmest and driest April on record. Cambridge only recorded 0.4mm of rain, which is exceptional, with a maximum temperature of 23.9C on the 11th April 2007, with some places on this day along the south recording 26C. Yet the next month 131mm of rain fell, as a +ve NAO dominated with a Northerly tracking jetstream then bringing the wettest summer on record, with many places seeing more than double the average

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Will Winter End?!?

My first and probably failed attempt at forecasting! We have seen some very very impressive snowfall this week in Scotland, a great season for the Scottish Ski Resorts continues, and the signs are its going to remain that way for some time yet. Tonight we see a Deep LP move in from the South West, which has already hit Portugal, NW Spain and W France and is moving towards us. Luckily, we miss out on the most damaging winds, which are on the southern flank of the LP. Areas hardest hit will

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Spring Starting To Show Its Hand

Many places today broke the 10C barrier for the first time in a long while. Some places until today had not reached 10C for nearly 100 days. Shows the lack of mild that was evident during the winter. So what does the coming week have in store for us? It will be a wet morning in Northern Scotland, with rain clearing Eastwards, with a few showers following in behind. Most other areas will remain dry and it will be bright with sunny spells interspersed with cloud. Northern and Eastern areas will

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