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Looking good for team wales today / this eve- Have fun !!

Dyma rai o'm lluniau gaeafol (Dydd Mawrth - Wythnos diwethaf) Here are some of my wintry scenes from Tuesday, last week Lleoliad/ Location: Blaenau Clwyd 230masl  (Between Corwen and Rhuthun)

Some photos from this morning up on the Rhigos between Hirwaun and Treherbert. Here we are around 480-500m asl  it was stunning with amazing views over the Brecon Beacons and beyond. The mountain

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  • Location: blackwood south wales 179m asl
  • Location: blackwood south wales 179m asl
    6 minutes ago, Jayfromcardiff said:

    Turning to snow here in CF14.

    Fingers crossed it stays as snow,nothing here yet 

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  • Location: Nelson, Caerphilly, South Wales. 175m ASL
  • Location: Nelson, Caerphilly, South Wales. 175m ASL

    Sleet here.

    It's chilly at the moment but the real cold air is tied up in the front so don't expect to see any meaningful snow just yet. That said, @whiskers, and I hate to be the bearer of bad news, I really don't think there'll be enough snow anywhere in Wales to close schools today! Thursday, however, is a different matter.

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  • Location: Tredegar, SE Wales, 330m asl
  • Location: Tredegar, SE Wales, 330m asl

    Looks like rain here despite radar being pink! Glad really cos I've got to get to Newport for work and am running a training session today! I love snow but for once I'm glad it's not here! Hopefully will hold off til this afternoon if we do get any that settles as I don't fancy driving home in it!  

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  • Location: blackwood south wales 179m asl
  • Location: blackwood south wales 179m asl
    1 minute ago, Jackfrost said:

    Sleet here.

    It's chilly at the moment but the real cold air is tied up in the front so don't expect to see any meaningful snow just yet. That said, @whiskers, and I hate to be the bearer of bad news, I really don't think there'll be enough snow anywhere in Wales to close schools today! Thursday, however, is a different matter.

    I can wait till Thursday,is that due Thursday morning? 

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  • Location: Nelson, Caerphilly, South Wales. 175m ASL
  • Location: Nelson, Caerphilly, South Wales. 175m ASL
    14 minutes ago, whiskers said:

    I can wait till Thursday,is that due Thursday morning? 

    Yes, the morning (and throughout the day and evening) seems likely as things stand. The Valleys could see 10-20 cm, but don't quote me on that.

    Also, it's definitely sleet rather than plain rain here. It's very fine at the moment because it's light, but you can see it if it you look closely at a streetlight. Bodes well, and the latest BBC Wales forecast is, if anything, a small upgrade with continuous snow as far south as around Trefforest.

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  • Location: Barry, South Wales (40M/131ft asl)
  • Weather Preferences: Cold snowy Winters, warm stormy spring & sumemr, cool frosty Autumn!
  • Location: Barry, South Wales (40M/131ft asl)

    3.7c and rain, not really expecting much today as temps rise with daytime, but looking forward to Thursday's potential!

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  • Location: Gilfach, Bargoed, South East Wales Valleys, 190m Asl
  • Weather Preferences: Snow, Ice, Frost, Thunderstorms, Gales
  • Location: Gilfach, Bargoed, South East Wales Valleys, 190m Asl

    Same here, 1.5 degrees and rain and temperatures will lift. If nothing happens today I hope Thursday comes to fruition as predicted for my neck of the woods.

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  • Location: brynmawr south wales 1340 ft ASL
  • Weather Preferences: Cold . snow
  • Location: brynmawr south wales 1340 ft ASL

    Sleety snow here....

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  • Location: Nelson, Caerphilly, South Wales. 175m ASL
  • Location: Nelson, Caerphilly, South Wales. 175m ASL

    I'm baffled by some of this negativity, and I say that as somebody who's very grounded when it comes to predictions of snow. Come on everyone! The Met Office's warning doesn't even kick in until midday and yes, while the temperatures will rise very slightly this morning, they'll fall back again as the afternoon wears on, allowing the precipitation to turn to snow down to fairly low levels.

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  • Location: Gilfach, Bargoed, South East Wales Valleys, 190m Asl
  • Weather Preferences: Snow, Ice, Frost, Thunderstorms, Gales
  • Location: Gilfach, Bargoed, South East Wales Valleys, 190m Asl
    3 minutes ago, Jackfrost said:

    I'm baffled by some of this negativity, and I say that as somebody who's very grounded when it comes to predictions of snow. Come on everyone! The Met Office's warning doesn't even kick in until midday and yes, while the temperatures will rise very slightly this morning, they'll fall back again as the afternoon wears on, allowing the precipitation to turn to snow down to fairly low levels.

    Have you never heard of reverse logic?

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  • Location: Nelson, Caerphilly, South Wales. 175m ASL
  • Location: Nelson, Caerphilly, South Wales. 175m ASL
    1 minute ago, CRACKPOT said:

    Have you never heard of reverse logic?

    Do you mean reverse psychology? In that case, carry on!

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  • Location: Llanharan South Wales 76m ASL
  • Weather Preferences: freezing cold and lots of snow
  • Location: Llanharan South Wales 76m ASL
    8 minutes ago, Jackfrost said:

    I'm baffled by some of this negativity, and I say that as somebody who's very grounded when it comes to predictions of snow. Come on everyone! The Met Office's warning doesn't even kick in until midday and yes, while the temperatures will rise very slightly this morning, they'll fall back again as the afternoon wears on, allowing the precipitation to turn to snow down to fairly low levels.

    I think everyone is down beat after the 10 day charts never verifying and the ground hog day of a winter we've had so far. Don't get me wrong we've had wetter winters than this but it's not usually this boring lol. I think we've been spoilt from last March and now snow showers r not good enough any more we want them 10ft drifts back ???

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  • Location: Ystalyfera / Ystradgynlais. 130m.
  • Location: Ystalyfera / Ystradgynlais. 130m.

    Not expecting much here in ystradgynlais today. Probably see some flakes and a bit of slush. Thursday is going to be the one this week. 

    Just seen Carol on this morning's weather. Expecting a good 8 hours plus looking at her forecast for Thursday, over all of wales. 

    Our time is getting closer. 

     

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  • Location: gwynedd
  • Weather Preferences: Snow/blizzard
  • Location: gwynedd

    Why does the bbc video forecast show heavy snow thursday with a temps of 5-6c ?? Just dont get it!!

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  • Location: Nelson, Caerphilly, South Wales. 175m ASL
  • Location: Nelson, Caerphilly, South Wales. 175m ASL
    3 minutes ago, freeze for all said:

    I think everyone is down beat after the 10 day charts never verifying and the ground hog day of a winter we've had so far. Don't get me wrong we've had wetter winters than this but it's not usually this boring lol. I think we've been spoilt from last March and now snow showers r not good enough any more we want them 10ft drifts back ???

    That's fair enough. I admit this winter has been very uninspiring so far, as were the four almost entirely snow-free winters preceding 2017-18; a record run of snowless winters for me, bar the odd few flakes here and there. That said, today's event (and Thursday's, in all probability) have made it out of modelling hell to become nowcasting events, so all is not lost.

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  • Location: Nantymoel (asl 268m)or 879ft
  • Location: Nantymoel (asl 268m)or 879ft

    Bwlch is white with snow and my garden has slight sticking, but it's a mix of sleet and snow down here but top of bwlch looks very white.

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  • Location: Pontypridd, Wales 240m asl
  • Location: Pontypridd, Wales 240m asl

    cold will kick in - in the next few hours and with the heavier front

    storey arms has snow on the ground

    highest point, rhymney and ebbw vale has snow on the ground

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  • Location: Pontypridd, Wales 240m asl
  • Location: Pontypridd, Wales 240m asl
    2 minutes ago, Jayfromcardiff said:

    Warnings to be issued today for Thursday, what you think?

    I would have thought so yes - euro4 also predicting a rash of wintry showers after the front which should still switch before moving off right through the rest of today and into tomorrow

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  • Location: brynmawr south wales 1340 ft ASL
  • Weather Preferences: Cold . snow
  • Location: brynmawr south wales 1340 ft ASL

    Snow on ground here..foggy in valley ..

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