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mike57

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    Bempton, Bridlington, East Riding. 78m ASL
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    Cycling, walking, meteorology, music....

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  1. Has anyone here had any experience setting up a standalone virus scanner to scan removable media before attaching the scanned media to a segregated protected network which has no internet access. A google search hasn't really shown up much, best software to use, operating system etc. are some of the questions. Anyway a long shot maybe, but I know people on here come from all backgrounds
  2. My wife said there was some thunder earlier this afternoon but nothing showed up on the storm radar. At first I wondered if it was something else but Beverley Lass also has also reported thunder and lightning We are about 25 miles from Beverley so obviously some convection in the rain band.
  3. Still raining, and been raining all night, some surface water but fortunately we dont get flooding around home. I would imagine prone to flooding areas are getting worried.
  4. Leaden grey sky and persistent moderate to heavy rain here since late morning. If this continues as predicted then yellow warning is justified
  5. Certainly been very wet here today, started raining in the night, and has only just stopped. Some very heavy bursts around breakfast time. Field at the back of our garden is now waterlogged.
  6. Thanks, Had a look at both, there seems to be some agreement now for tomorrow, Saturday still seems uncertain, we are coming home Sunday. Been dodging the rain a bit this week...
  7. May be a simple one... which of the various websites is the most accurate at forecasting the French weather. We are on holiday at the moment and looking ahead for the next few days and are getting very different forecasts from the various websites.
  8. I see there are number of posts regarding the storms moving up the north sea off the east coast last night. I saw them from our bedroom window in Bempton, around 1.30am there was an almost continuous flickering from the lightning and you could hear the deep rumbles of distant thunder. We were in a good spot to see it. How far will the sound of thunder carry, I assume there are a number of variables, wind, terrain etc. I would estimate from the radar that the storms last night were the order of 20 miles away, with the rapid flickering couldn't apply the 5 sec rule at that distance.
  9. A decent storm over Bempton as I write this, mainly cc lightning, heavy rain, been going for nearly 30 mins
  10. As I expected no severe storms on the coast. Some distant rumbles and flickering lightning just before midnight, and a couple of flashes and loud rumbles around 4 this morning, bit of a let down. Woken to a grey wet morning.
  11. We are fortunate in Bempton tonight, wind turned to the SE late this afternoon cooling it down. Left work in Malton at around 4, car air temp sensor showing 31 while driving, I suspect this equated to 28/29 actual temp. As soon as I got near the coast temperature dropped away, 23 when I got home. Yesterday was the hottest day at home for many years, a strong SW wind kept the sea breeze away, resulting in exceptional for our location heat. 27 was reached which is very unusual, since we have lived here (13 years) only seen one hotter day. I don't think we will see major storms here, a bit too far east, which is a shame. I wonder what Thursday will bring. Neither me or Mrs like hot weather so hopefully sea breeze will rescue us
  12. Still raining this morning, hard. Cold and low cloud, plenty of water about on my way to the station. Met office seem to have mainly got it right, a little later starting but otherwise ad forecast
  13. Well its a miserable night here on the Yorkshire Coast. 10C, a stiff NE wind and persistent rain which is getting heavier. I've been in Malton today, just a few light showers and it even brightened up a couple of times, whereas at home 30 miles away its rained nearly all day from a grey leaden sky. Not as much rain as predicted, but still very soggy outside, and that front seems stubbornly stuck at the moment. Looking at the radar rain now seems to be penetrating inland more now.
  14. To I am over in the NW tonight, and when I spoke to my wife she commented on the weather 'its xxx it down all day.' Weekend was cold, and we have had wood stove going all day every day since Friday, more like winter. It was warmer in February.
  15. Just been upto Reighton to watch the women's race, cold, wet and windy. 4c Dont envy them 130km in these conditions.
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