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Nick L

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  1. Watching the countryside outside my office being dug up for the extortionate white elephant that is HS2 😞

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    2. Ed Stone

      Ed Stone

      Last time I did, it was on one of those 1950s' stinky diesels.

    3. Dami

      Dami

      I will say this - when I brought my crumby little converted studio flat, I still had greedy management of the actual block. 80 quid  bill on my door mat before i had even gotten the keys for gardening, 5k bill because a builder had gone by and noticed where the windows needed more support, 600 for an entrance phone at the front door and before I sold another 1k because a brick wall was 'dangerous' not including a wall for where the bins were, and I was paying 40 quid maintenance on top and 10 pound that everyone on the town had to pay to the duke of cavendish. My poor dad footed the bill for some but I had to get a 5k loan.   

    4. lassie23

      lassie23

      you can buy a shed in london for 200,000

  2. Not seen the sun in about a week...

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    2. Nick L

      Nick L

      I love sunny days at this time of year, with how low the sun is it feels almost Scandinavian if you can get a crisp and cold day.

    3. Mokidugway

      Mokidugway

      It's crystal  clear here sun casting huge shadows 

    4. MP-R

      MP-R

      We really do have one of the most rubbish climates. Probably won't get much sun for the rest of this week either!

  3. First wintry feeling day today. Been foggy for most of it, freezing!

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    2. lassie23

      lassie23

      but it's all going to go pear-shaped with Atlantic garbage

    3. Dami

      Dami

      wasn't that cold here in the end.🤷‍♀️

      and I feel the cold, believe me.

    4. Nick L

      Nick L

      Max of 3.5c here today.

  4. I'll have a large helping of what the GFS 12z is having please...

  5. It's the first Goofus "pot of gold at the end of the rainbow" run of the season 😄

    1. D.V.R

      D.V.R

      It doesn't appear to have much snow imby though?💣💣💥💥🙊

  6. This weather is pretty rank. But from a gritting forecast perspective it's a dream!

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    2. matt111

      matt111

      As Nick says if it’s going to be mild then it’s better wild. 

      The worst type of weather IMO is dull mild weather like yesterday, probably easy for forecasters though. 😉

    3. lassie23

      lassie23

      just normal november weather for the UK, hardly ever see snow in early november in london

    4. Nick L

      Nick L

      Already plenty of gritting done at the end of October sadly haha. But yeah, good to have a proper November!

  7. Hello hourly EC data! :D

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    2. Daniel*

      Daniel*

      That's big

    3. Nick L

      Nick L

      Yeah it's the full works service. It's now an hourly timestep to 96 and there is now a 06z and 18z to 96h too!

    4. Allseasons-si

      Allseasons-si

      Can you give us a sneak peak Nick.

  8.  Yay Autumn! That was a tough summer. 

    1. Dami

      Dami

      still 27c in this house. 💪

    2. Daniel*

      Daniel*

      ECM brings heat back :p 

    3. Dami

      Dami

      shh. 

  9. Heating?! Still 25c in my gaff yesterday evening, too warm!

    1. Lettucing Gutted

      Lettucing Gutted

      I agree, its ridiculous isn't it?  I think people are forgetting what heat and cold are.

    2. MP-R

      MP-R

      Your insulation must be absolutely on point! Even my house which may as well be wrapped in a duvet is at a very comfortable 21C.

  10. 2019 storm chase flights booked...

    1. Daniel*

      Daniel*

      Eager? Guess you save coin..

    2. Nick L

      Nick L

      Bargain direct flights to Denver (under £500) so had to take them!

  11. Back from my Arizona chase! Got some stunning lightning pics to upload. Now the long 9 month wait until I next see storms :(

  12. Mid way through the Arizona storm chase, temperatures regularly into the mid 40s but biblical lightning. Also a beautiful part of the world.

    1. Daniel*

      Daniel*

      Anything 40 odd a no go for me..

    2. Mokidugway

      Mokidugway

      I'm in Arizona in three weeks time looking forward  to some flash flood chasing around slot canyons 

  13. Currently in Dublin ahead of flying to Phoenix tomorrow for the Netweather Arizona monsoon storm chase!

    1. DAVID SNOW

      DAVID SNOW

      The heat is on but with spectacular pay back?

    2. Wiltshire_snow_lover

      Wiltshire_snow_lover

      Good luck, Have fun

  14. "Temperatures could hit 34c (90F)" - Erm, 34c isn't 90F, BBC

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    2. Mokidugway

      Mokidugway

      92.7688325 using my cat 

    3. I remember Atlantic 252

      I remember Atlantic 252

      or me Nan's age 93.5 tomorrow

    4. Mokidugway

      Mokidugway

      Wife's gran is 38.333c 

  15. Waco, TX has just broken its all time heat record. 114F/45.6c there today. The northern hemisphere is on fire this summer.

    1. Yarmy

      Yarmy

      Literally on fire.

  16. Meanwhile, I'm going to Phoenix a week on Monday. Getting close to 50c next week...

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    2. Robbie Garrett

      Robbie Garrett

      52c in Abu Dhabi last August :)

    3. weirpig

      weirpig

      Wow 50c  Every Morning you will be rising from the flames!     Taxi

    4. Mokidugway

      Mokidugway

      I'm there in 5 weeks then of to page on houseboat ,great part of the world 😀

  17. Okay, NOW there's output showing 35c+...

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    2. Dami

      Dami

      moaning? I'll be a puddle on the floor

    3. c00ps

      c00ps

      July 1 2015 or 16 it was 35oC with humidity felt like 40oC. It wasn't nice.

    4. Weather26

      Weather26

      Right someone reset the model, they're drunk.

  18. There is nothing to suggest us hitting 35c next week, let alone 40c! Where are these ramps coming from?!

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    2. Nick L

      Nick L

      It's disappointing to see respected posters shouting 35-40c in the MOD thread, there is nothing of the sort being shown. It's staying very warm with occasional 30s but nothing extreme, thankfully. However, it wouldn't take much of a synoptic shift to push us well above that.

    3. lassie23

      lassie23

      i hope it rains soon as fires are breaking out and deep cracks are showing up everywhere

    4. weatherguru14

      weatherguru14

      Louis Lear? another  bbc lovely 🙄 

  19. Screaming kids, howling dogs, drunk parents of said kids allowing them to play truant...ah the sound of summer

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    2. karyo

      karyo

      The sights are worse than the sounds but it is a close call.

    3. lassie23

      lassie23

      and the nude shoppers in aldi

    4. dusk

      dusk

      Largely, the sights / sounds / smells of "council" then?

       

  20. 10,000 miles and 3 weeks later my first storm chase of the year comes to an end. Despite a very difficult season we still saw tornadoes, numerous supercells and epic lightning. Roll on Arizona next month. 

  21. Heathrow today, Texas tomorrow! :D

  22.  Will be boarding my flight to tornado alley this time next week :D

    1. mikeofmacc

      mikeofmacc

      Awesome! Have fun and stay safe. Are you on T3 too?

    2. Nick L

      Nick L

      Yeah I'm staff for both Tour 2 and 3 :)

  23. Moderate risks two days in a row, hello May, old friend! 17 days to go...

  24. Really quite cool today

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    2. shuggee

      shuggee

      Hot in the wall to wall sunshine here. But cool in the shade and zero tonight. That's cool.

    3. Nick L

      Nick L

      I would almost say it's cold, but I won't because I definitely have no life.

    4. Ice Man 85

      Ice Man 85

      Well compared to what we'll see in 7 days time, the weather today is far more preferable. Actually had some hope of the weekend being nice (20 or so) ECM 12z is a nightmare and would produce mid-high 20s widely if it verifies. Thats too much.

  25. Really cool and fresh few days coming up!

    1. Dami

      Dami

      oh goody:nea:

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