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  • Location: st albans
  • Location: st albans
    1 minute ago, Ben Lewis said:

    Frosty and dry here in Bedfordshire 

    Whilst North Wales and NW England manage to get snow in an Easterly

    you couldn’t make it up.... 

     

    It was a well predicted shortwave and without it the flow would have stayed stronger more easterly and we would have had more chance onight and this morning of getting showers further west.  But the convergence trough would probably not have existed so the band of heavier snowfall wouldn’t have existed across Kent/Sussex 

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    Hope it's ok to share some pictures I took whilst out around our little village this morning   I won't bore you with them all, but here's a few of my favourites  

    Late Feb sun is strong, but i didn't think it was strong enough to melt roads

    The thaw not very far away now. An'interesting winter indeed...and coming now to conclusion. Its been emotional and at times frustrating. Over and out. See ya-all november...ish.

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  • Location: Norfolk/Northants
  • Location: Norfolk/Northants

     Very surprisingly just woken to grey skies and falling snow! Grass almost covered here on the coast near Cromer. 

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  • Location: Fakenham
  • Weather Preferences: Copious amounts of snow and ice days
  • Location: Fakenham

    How's Norfolk meant to do for the rest if today and tomorrow?  Are we likely to get more showers today compared to yesterday? 

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  • Location: Staines, UK or Prague, Czech Republic
  • Weather Preferences: Hot and sunny, thunderstorms, snow, fog, frost, squall lines
  • Location: Staines, UK or Prague, Czech Republic

    Cold, clear and frosty here, -3C currently and sod all snow lol. Nice to see some areas got pasted! Enjoy, lucky ones.

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  • Location: Benfleet, Essex
  • Weather Preferences: Snow events / Wind storms
  • Location: Benfleet, Essex

    It's fun for once not having to switch between PPN type on the radar knowing that everything on it is snow! Just watching the bands drift in from the north sea seeing their intensity instead of switching back and forth 

    Slight dusting here

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  • Location: Bedfordshire 33m above mean sea level
  • Location: Bedfordshire 33m above mean sea level

    very slight dusting here on cars and grass and round the curbs. Not much for me at all today \o/

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  • Location: NW LONDON
  • Weather Preferences: Sun, sleet, Snow
  • Location: NW LONDON
    20 minutes ago, Lowestoft Weather said:

    Welcome to the Alpine Ski Resort Lowestoft ?

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    what am i doing in your garden:cc_confused:

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  • Location: Hatfield Peverel near Chelmsford Essex
  • Location: Hatfield Peverel near Chelmsford Essex

    Nice to live slap bang in the middle of the amber zone and have not have enough snow for a snowball. 

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  • Location: Leigh on Sea
  • Weather Preferences: The colder the better
  • Location: Leigh on Sea

    it was a slow burner, but a good 4 inches here overnight in Leigh on Sea (looking south west)

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  • Location: Ipswich, Suffolk 72asl
  • Location: Ipswich, Suffolk 72asl

    Had about 4cms here, which by the sounds of things is relatively good considering the rest of region got very little. Looks like showers dying off today but maybe the chance of something more tonight into tomorrow 

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  • Location: South Woodham Ferrers, Essex
  • Location: South Woodham Ferrers, Essex

    Only a dusting in SWF, I was so sure the winds would go more easterly and I gave into sleep expecting to wake up to more than this.
    Oh well.  There are some blobs coming in my direction but I'm not going to invest too much hope in them. 

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  • Location: Waltham Abbey, West Essex 144ft a.s.l.
  • Weather Preferences: snow, thunderstorms
  • Location: Waltham Abbey, West Essex 144ft a.s.l.

    Looking more and more likely that this cold spell is not going to live long in the memory snow wise. Fridays event looking far weaker too. Just hope we can scrape a few cms out of that one.

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  • Location: Wellseborne, Warwickshire
  • Weather Preferences: Southerly tracking low pressure in winter. Hot and thundery in the summer
  • Location: Wellseborne, Warwickshire
    15 minutes ago, Speedbird said:

    it was a slow burner, but a good 4 inches here overnight in Leigh on Sea (looking south west)

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    Really happy for you guys that's got the snow but I'm your doing what every snow lover does and over egging it big time. Not even 2 inches there I'm sorry lol you can see on the bush if it was 4 inches all that would be weighed down. Anyway lol enjoy it's more than I have got lol 

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  • Location: Garvestone, Norfolk
  • Weather Preferences: Sunshine. And storms
  • Location: Garvestone, Norfolk

    Morning East Angulars :) Well, this is a shock - I have what I would call very businesslike snow, the skies are leaden and it's FALLING STRAIGHT DOWN! There's not a breath of wind out there and tbh not particularly cold compared with yesterday. Did I miss some major sea change overnight???

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  • Location: Hullbridge,essex
  • Weather Preferences: Snow/storms
  • Location: Hullbridge,essex
    7 minutes ago, Roadrunner said:

    Beast from the east my @rse. That's all I have to say. 

    Not another one......

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  • Location: TW13
  • Weather Preferences: Cold
  • Location: TW13

    What has surprised me during this period is the lack of wind. There was a lot of hype about the windchill factor and how it was going to feel like Siberia, just been fairly standard cold winter weather so far, the only unusual part being that it is so late in the season. 

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  • Location: Leigh on Sea
  • Weather Preferences: The colder the better
  • Location: Leigh on Sea
    5 minutes ago, Severe Siberian icy blast said:

    Really happy for you guys that's got the snow but I'm your doing what every snow lover does and over egging it big time. Not even 2 inches there I'm sorry lol you can see on the bush if it was 4 inches all that would be weighed down. Anyway lol enjoy it's more than I have got lol 

    you're kidding me, right ?

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  • Location: Chelmsford, Essex
  • Weather Preferences: Anything interesting!
  • Location: Chelmsford, Essex
    2 minutes ago, Easily sled said:

    What has surprised me during this period is the lack of wind. There was a lot of hype about the windchill factor and how it was going to feel like Siberia, just been fairly standard cold winter weather so far, the only unusual part being that it is so late in the season. 

    Yeah I think the reason is the flow got strangled off as mentioned on the last page, the lack of wind goes hand in hand with the lack of snow. 

    Just feels like a regular winter morning here bit of a chill in the air but manageable.

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  • Location: Leigh on Sea
  • Weather Preferences: The colder the better
  • Location: Leigh on Sea
    1 minute ago, Number 23 said:

    Yeah I think the reason is the flow got strangled off as mentioned on the last page, the lack of wind goes hand in hand with the lack of snow. 

    Just feels like a regular winter morning here bit of a chill in the air but manageable.

    One thing I did notice during the night was how the windspeed really picked up each time we had a snow shower . . .

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  • Location: Braintree, Essex
  • Weather Preferences: Warm and sunny in the summer, cold and snowy in the winter
  • Location: Braintree, Essex

    -5 and frosty here. Very, very disappointing. I'm not expecting anything now 

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