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Just now, Mapantz said:

Don't look at the MetO app lol

I did and chose to ignore it on the grounds it’s changed About 12 times today already lol

think I’ll stick the radar and look out the winda tactic now... 

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1 minute ago, ajpoolshark said:

yes, I'm about 15 miles SSW of Swindon and it's snowing steadily, a thin covering in places with (fingers crossed) plenty more to come

snowing here too but flakes way to small and not settling

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Still quite light snow here but it has reached the 'nestled' stage on the lawn; the spaces between the blades of grass are filled with snow now.

Just saw a line of about a dozen people walk by outside in heavy winter gear, fellow enthusiasts I wonder? :drinks:

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Just now, karlos1983 said:

It worked again.... you couldn’t make it up lol 

I won't count my chickens yet mate....if things develop further south and east as forecasted then my thin covering will pale in comparison as to what you guys along Dorset/Som/Devon and Cornwall will get later

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Just now, Singularity said:

Still quite light snow here but it has reached the 'nestled' stage on the lawn; the spaces between the blades of grass are filled with snow now.

Just saw a line of about a dozen people walk by outside in heavy winter gear, fellow enthusiasts I wonder? :drinks:

nah, more likely Daily Express reading panic milk and bread buying numpties.....lol

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Just now, mozzer84 said:

Heavy in Weymouth now but only settling on a few cars. Anyone have a reason why we're not seeing this settle properly?

Was mild this week, ground temperatures are very different to last time. They must have dropped here in Glos, as fine snow is starting to settle. Same should hopefully happen where you are..?

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Something I've noticed here in Exeter - any melted snow from earlier has now frozen on most surfaces, and a lot of the snow that's falling disappears between showers. That is not to say that it melts, but it appears to sublime (where it changes state instantly from solid to gas). Is it possible that this could be happening with low dewpoints and very dry snow? I can't see much evidence of dampness where the snow was. Though it does seem to be remaining in certain places more than others.

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9 minutes ago, mozzer84 said:

Heavy in Weymouth now but only settling on a few cars. Anyone have a reason why we're not seeing this settle properly?

It will take time for warmth to get out of the ground. That's why I have been hoping for heavy snow as this would put a layer between it and the ground and settle more readily ?

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4 minutes ago, Joe Levy said:

Something I've noticed here in Exeter - any melted snow from earlier has now frozen on most surfaces, and a lot of the snow that's falling disappears between showers. That is not to say that it melts, but it appears to sublime (where it changes state instantly from solid to gas). Is it possible that this could be happening with low dewpoints and very dry snow? I can't see much evidence of dampness where the snow was. Though it does seem to be remaining in certain places more than others.

Not this time. Its melting on warm soil/tarmac

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11 minutes ago, Leon1 said:

is the m4 barrier doing its job or something? ITS NOT SETTLING!!

well i'm north of the M4 by about 60 miles and its not settling on the pavements either so maybe the M4 barrier has shifter ven further north.

 

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