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Welcome; please use this thread for your regional discussions about the current weather or what is being forecast for the next few days in London & the South East.

The forum is extremely busy at the moment so in the interests of keeping the regional threads running smoothly please before you post just think about whether you'd be interested in what you're saying were someone else to post it!

Link to the previous one here..................

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Carried from the end of the last thread...........

Hi there everyone, Are you all sitting down? Reason why MetO are showing heavy snow over the SE on Friday/Saturday so early in the week is because they are confident this event WILL occur biggrin.png

At present, ppn incoming from the North Sea on a variant E to NE wind flow will penetrate slightly inland clap.gif

The very cold air mass is very dominant right now which indicates it could be around longer cold.gif

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Looking at radar either anaprop or showers are building as they move towards kent..... Also grphics on sky ( i know not good at all) looks to show a streamer across kent tomorrow.....

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Carried from the end of the last thread...........

Hi there everyone, Are you all sitting down? Reason why MetO are showing heavy snow over the SE on Friday/Saturday so early in the week is because they are confident this event WILL occur biggrin.png

At present, ppn incoming from the North Sea on a variant E to NE wind flow will penetrate slightly inland clap.gif

The very cold air mass is very dominant right now which indicates it could be around longer cold.gif

Do you have the link to the MO page that supports what you have said please?

Just tried looking at Friday on the MO page for London and there is no real warning.

The yellow area is over on the west of the UK only...

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Do you have the link to the MO page that supports what you have said please?

Just tried looking at Friday on the MO page for London and there is no real warning.

The yellow area is over on the west of the UK only...

i cant find any warnings for london on MO at all ever

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Carried from the end of the last thread...........

Hi there everyone, Are you all sitting down? Reason why MetO are showing heavy snow over the SE on Friday/Saturday so early in the week is because they are confident this event WILL occur biggrin.png

At present, ppn incoming from the North Sea on a variant E to NE wind flow will penetrate slightly inland clap.gif

The very cold air mass is very dominant right now which indicates it could be around longer cold.gif

Does that bolded line mean in Kent or somwhere else.

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The West will turn to rain and therefore driving conditions will trigger an early warning for them so wouldn't worry about that, plus they will get winds and blizzards first, then rain will make wet roads and ice.

I said dont worry if we take a while to get snow on Friday, the later the better, after midnight etc

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Do you have the link to the MO page that supports what you have said please?

Just tried looking at Friday on the MO page for London and there is no real warning.

The yellow area is over on the west of the UK only...

I think he means the actual weather graphics not the warnings :)

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Does this forum include Essex?

Not strictly speaking it's this one....

...but your welcome to use any of the regional threads, I usually see where the weather is coming from and visit that thread to see what's happening there!

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Oh right but would the MO warnings for the west of the country reflect more confidence for the Snow for them rather than the east or have they just not updated the pages?

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Oii you lot go to bed already ! Save your strength for the weekend :)

(non applicable to those actually working of course...)

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reposted from the previous thread for anyone who missed it....

Paul Sherman, on 15 January 2013 - 22:57 , said:

I think what a lot of people in here have got to realise it and Darren (Kold) touched upon it earlier this evening, these are NOT your normal synoptics, unless you were born Pre 1982 you probably will not remember these types of cold spells, yes in those days the blocks were so huge the Atlantic took 3 maybe even 4 attempts to get through but when it did end it was an almighty snowstorm, so what if the block holds firm this weekend, who cares and what would be the pay off, pretty decent if you ask me.

If that low undercuts, and then heads off east through France it will drag in an Easterly or East North Easterly, so there is your pay off.

Please have a look at the archived charts from winter 1979, 1982 and others throughout the 1980's and you will see how these Synoptic Set Ups played out!

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SE of the red line, you're in the best zone

Areas between the red and brown line, chance the showers will move into this area

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http://www.raintoday.co.uk/

if them showers get close the estuary

http://meteox.com/gmapstatic.aspx?zoom=7&type=zoom&x=221&y=267

and the wind direction can switch to an easterly

http://www.xcweather.co.uk/

we may see some showers penetrate further inland

dont want to say streamer but if it does

you wont see it predicted

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Oh right but would the MO warnings for the west of the country reflect more confidence for the Snow for them rather than the east or have they just not updated the pages?

I could be wrong but I guess confidence is greater for the West to see snow at present because fo the nature of the set up, but also they will get the snow earlier than us remember, West to East etc.. so maybe our warning will be issued tomorrow morning. I wouldnt worry about the warnings yet.

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http://www.raintoday.co.uk/

if them showers get close the estuary

http://meteox.com/gm...oom&x=221&y=267

and the wind direction can switch to an easterly

http://www.xcweather.co.uk/

we may see some showers penetrate further inland

dont want to say streamer but if it does

you wont see it predicted

Small details but I reckon the wind NW'ly in places is enough to move any snow chance away from me here and push over to the East as predicted by Meto imo. even though the expected E'ly kicks in soon

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-4 here tonight with a dew point of -8. Very rare to see temps this low in NE London!

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BBC weather forcast just finished with the words, "on friday snow will be moving in from the west, warnings will be updated, this is of some concern."

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