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wimblettben

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    Mere,Wiltshire
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    I am interested in the weather and find the wind and thunderstorms my main interest. I also find temperature and the way in which heat is transfered quite interesting. I was also diagnosed with High-end functioning Autism back in 2010.
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    Stormy autumn, hot and sunny summer and thunderstorms all year round.

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  1. As soon as the models started doubting its strength a few days ago I new it was probably going to turn into nothing. And I have to say the supposed storms we had just recently were themselves disappointments and weaker than I was expecting. Never even got to 40mph here.
  2. Must have been in one of the coldest spots last night as it got down to 4.2C here.
  3. Just had a few rumbles here with some showers that have been going on since this morning.
  4. A few rumbles here just now in amongst the showers.
  5. Don't know if anyone else saw it last night but I saw some faint occasional flashes to the southeast of here past midnight last night before i went to bed so either it was lightning going on somewhere or fireworks. Certain it was lightning because of the way the flashes flickered. And i know heat lightning is a thing where on a clear night you can see lightning from long distances and there is no thunder because of how far the storm is.
  6. Don't know if anyone else saw it last night but I saw some faint occasional flashes to the southeast of here past midnight last night before i went to bed so either it was lightning going on somewhere or fireworks. Certain it was lightning because of the way the flashes flickered. And i know heat lightning is a thing where on a clear night you can see lightning from long distances and there is no thunder because of how far the storm is.
  7. Maybe tomorrow will be the first decent day for longer duration thundery weather this year then. Looks like there will certainly be plenty of showers about and more then there were today so its just whether or not they will be beefy enough to produce lightning.
  8. Hope the risk of thunder moves further west for tomorrow as the southwest hasn't been very lucky for decent duration of storms this Summer.

    1. Ed Stone

      Ed Stone

      Only four thunder-days over here, so far, this year...

  9. Agree! Have to say we have been quite unlucky for storms here this summer with only a few rumbles the last time and two short-lived periods of intense storms in May and June. Personally hope the risk does move further west as I wan't something to come from all of this extended unpleasant heat.
  10. Brilliant lightning displays and good rumbles from mid-level storms!!!!!
  11. Was outside in the field seeing well developed cumulonimbus clouds with dark bases and loads of rumbles. Then got drenched running back to the house which was fun.
  12. Looks like the wind peaked at 45mph this morning right before the heavy rain band moved through.
  13. wimblettben

    Storm Georgina - Atlantic Storm 7

    Looks like we peaked at 45mph right before the squall came through.
  14. Very squally rain just passed here with some very gusty southwesterly winds. Quite a lot of 30mph+ gusts recorded on the top of our tree tower.
  15. wimblettben

    Storm Georgina - Atlantic Storm 7

    Pretty fun morning here with very gusty winds. Many gusts in the 30s mph and there may have been higher in more exposed spots in the garden. Very squally rain just passed as well.
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