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  2. Leaving a hot and stormy Western Canada this evening to arrive in a potentially hot and stormy UK?

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  4. Josh Hickford

    Tour 3 - 2018 chase

    Paul - Will we be meeting up to head off on the morning of the 30th? Will we get some details on all of this in the info pack? Very excited!!! Josh
  5. Paul Sherman

    Tour 3 - 2018 chase

    Thank you
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  7. Had some rain here now. Expected, as was the nearest electrical activity being 250 miles away. Hopefully a better weekend for storm lovers.
  8. Martin Auld

    Tour 3 - 2018 chase

    I’ll look into that ASAP
  9. I wait live Madrid webcam in Spain and it has got sound I hear people in the city center and the thunder from a big full on thunderstorm going over their
  10. Remaining dry with cloud rolling back in from the east after a brighter afternoon Temp 9.5c
  11. Pretty much, but no charts etc. Think I have a photo somewhere!
  12. Paul Sherman

    Tour 3 - 2018 chase

    Martin, that is very late, any chance of changing your flight ? And with the pattern looking active you might find it better to try and change
  13. Is kick off in Spain but they are not moving up to to bis bay and lot of lighting
  14. Martin Auld

    Tour 3 - 2018 chase

    Hey guys, just wanted to let you know my flight to Dallas doesn't get in until 22:02 on the 30th. I would like to apologise for being such a dumbass and not booking a flight for before 6 and hope I dont screw anything up for you all. Honestly feel like such an idiot now, if needed i will make my own travel arrangements to join the tour as i really dont want to inconvenience anyone
  15. A final note from me before i turn in there will be more oppertunities over the bank holiday weekend for storms,so have your cams charged,fuel full,snacks at the ready,drinks applenty,extra batteries(dont do what i did a few years ago),i forgot to charge my cam on that Manchester storm,was gutted Oh!!!,and let your missus know what you are doing/where you are going lol and stay safe,night peeps.
  16. Here in the Lake District I always tend to think of May as a summer month, on average it is far sunnier and drier than August, often sunnier and much drier than July. The combination of light and sunshine are the two factors that make it feel summery especially once we get to the latter stages of the month. Its only the temps that lag way behind the means we see in July and August, but often it is the mins which make the difference then, maxima in the low 20's is very common in May, indeed mid 20's often occur when under high pressure, July and August often deliver similar maxima, its just minima tends to be much higher in the mid teens. November has the same effect, low light levels, low sunshine levels, high rainfall totals make it wintry feeling month, yet temps hold up much higher than Jan and Feb again thanks to often very mild minima, though under a northerly or high pressure especially by end of the month we can easily see low single digit figure maxima, on a par with Jan and Feb when temps don't tend to be much lower.
  17. Whilst this spell started out balanced, the nights are getting too warm for my liking. Cooled off earlier in the week despite similar daytime temps.
  18. Yes this is the best spell of weather for dry sunny warm weather since July 2014, temps not a par with then, but in terms of sunshine and lack of rainfall, certainly so. Tomorrow could bring our first bout of proper rain since the night of the 12/13 May. It is turning into a notably dry May here, indeed the Spring as a whole has been significantly drier than normal here. The remainder of May looks mostly dry and warm, perhaps very warm with temps possibly nudging the magical 25 degrees on Monday and Tuesday, but there is uncertainty emerging as we approach June. Our best chance of sustained dry weather tends to be in Spring, so not too surprising.
  19. Overcast with rain at times, mainly light. Heavy thundery showers this evening. Maximum 17.6, minimum 10.2. Wind light NW. Yesterday: cloudy start, sunny from around 10am and becoming pleasant in the afternoon if a bit breezy. Maximum 20.3, minimum 10.5. Wind moderate NE.
  20. As i said yesterday that this is a rare situation with the weather coming in from the SE/E,i have not seen this before or i do not re-collect it before or taken notice in my younger/youth days as i was not interested in the weather,as you do this weather malarkey gets more interesting every year,and i get more enfused from it
  21. Lovely day here to. 23c this afternoon in strong sunshine. Still sowing swedes in ideal conditions. Only down side has been the loss of Oyster Catcher nests in the turnip fields. Not our fault as we marked the nests and tractors went round them but all the eggs have gone. The main suspects are badgers who we see evey evening (Aurora Storm will back this up) pine martin and foxes. Ground nesting birds have almost been wiped out by the number of predators we have now and it is not the farmers fault.
  22. I think it was during the summer of 2003, as I think it was after the final day of leaving primary school lol, which was that year.
  23. Just asking about this as it looked a rare setup^
  24. A change in conditions is upon us, still warm, very warm for some but more of an unsettled theme thanks to an injection of a more unstable airstream caused not least by a pulse of warmer uppers from the continent and a slack airstream - ripe conditions for localised torrential and long lasting thunderstorms. Northern parts look like escaping any unsettled weather for the time being. The synoptics of the past 2 weeks and for the foreseeable are the exact type that have brought vintage summer periods in the past - alas we are still in May, and it would be a tall order to see them sustain themselves through the summer as a whole, last time I will say it, but now is the time of year when we are most likely to see a sustained break from the atlantic, so nothing surprising about how things have panned out recently, its just that recent May's have been devoid of settled sustained weather. May 2018 will go down as the type of perfect month for me. Once again - love May, it is the best month.
  25. Sounds great that,a lp tracking west to east or SW to NE,then the swing back on the northern flank from the NE swung SW,is that what happened,do you have any info/charts or sat grabs for this.
  26. I dare say I remember that event. It was in the evening when I noticed a fairly decent storm pass to the South of Peterborough heading WSW (even back then, I thought it was an unusual direction) only to then observe about one hour later, the whole sky turn black from the NE would you believe it, with bright pink anvil crawlers all around! Lasted about an hour before heading westwards into Leicestershire and Northants. I haven’t seen it repeated since. A very very rare event indeed. I would’ve loved to have archived and recorded it to be fair.
  27. Indeed! But I suspect the snow that falls from the sky won’t be the kind of white stuff we see in Winter... 🌧
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