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    Pitsea, Essex
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    Extreme weather, reading, IT and Formula 1
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  1. I had the same issue with mine but reading high, mines a german analogue barometer mounted outside, that also reads up to 1050mb, but it went over the top of the scale at 1052 which obviously wasn't right, it's usually pretty accurate but I suppose if the pressure gets extreme then maybe the accuracy can sway a bit
  2. Are you using a PC/Laptop or phone? As the toolbar should come up like shown below on a PC, with the font size option near the end If the text has already been typed up and needs a size change, drag your cursor over the text you want to change, and just select a different size from the drop down box
  3. Does your station have options to input altitude, because if not you'll be seeing absolute pressure which does get lower at elevation, if you're altitude adjusted you should still be receiving the relative sea level pressure
  4. I'm not sure of the year of this one but some time around 6 years ago the south east essex coast got snow on boxing day which is the only time in recent years I can remember snow around Christmas time Best and both worst at the same time are 2013 here - I think it was the night before Christmas Eve, Cyclone Dirk arrived and gave essex one hell of a wind storm, which at some point during the late evening directly aligned with my road facing north east, the howl of the wind is something I won't forget, gusting up to 75mph. But also very bad for local counties as when the low moved away, it dragged up one hell of a storm surge, creating flooding, loss of power, and then people nicking council provided generators which were given out so people could cook Christmas dinner
  5. Same here in Pitsea, a fine haze in the air, frost on the cars but none on the grass, I think it's down to the ground temperature being slightly too high for a frost, the bodywork on the cars and the tiled roofs absorb the cold temperatures much faster than anything else
  6. One of the best gifts I've received in a long time! A spark plug from the 2005 Minardi F1 car! Actually from the 2004 PS04B chassis but was used for the first 3 races of 2005 🙂 

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    2. lassie23

      lassie23

      i got some iceland chicken sandwich  fillers for christmas, they were wrapped but had gone off, cost a pound

    3. General Cluster

      General Cluster

      Must be a Swedish recipe.:shok:

    4. lassie23

      lassie23

      lol i was hoping for a kebab, merry kebabmas

  7. Everyone is unwrapping presents whilst I'm still wrapping mine for others 🤣

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    2. Essex Easterly

      Essex Easterly

      @Katrine Basso & @lassie23 Hope you both had great Christmases too! I had to come home in the end as I got way too tired, and it's impossible to sleep on the kitchen floor which is where I usually get allocated lol. Got 6hrs of sleep back at my dads and planning to go back to my aunts again today 

    3. lassie23

      lassie23

      kitchen floor, the busiest room in the house lol

    4. Katrine Basso

      Katrine Basso

      Thank you Essex Easterly for your kind wishes.  I have a quiet Christmas and I am looking forward to New Year's Eve.🍾🎉🥳🎆🎇🍾🎉🥳🎆🎇

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