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5 minutes ago, smethwickgg102 said:

Raining down the road in Tipton at the moment, hopefully the DP will drop a degree or two later 😯

Damm not far from you. Wierd how places so close can be diffrent and the dp will drop from Midday onwards.

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Looks like the central portion of that rain/snow band is fragmenting a little, i can also see the sun through it as well, so it's not looking too strong - at the moment.

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3 minutes ago, DIS1970 said:

Looks like the central portion of that rain/snow band is fragmenting a little, i can also see the sun through it as well, so it's not looking too strong - at the moment.

Always does with bands coming west to east - the welsh mountains chew the hell out of them...then it reinvigorates across the east midlands. 

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1 minute ago, PerfectStorm said:

Always does with bands coming west to east - the welsh mountains chew the hell out of them...then it reinvigorates across the east midlands. 

I know, that forecast of any heavy snowfall will be a bit of a surprise now, the MetOffice pinned up heavy snow until 7pm this evening.

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What on earth is all the panic about? It said it may be rain at first with all the light patchy stuff! Give it chance. Maybe if it’s still light patchy crap at 4 then have a moan but not at 11.43 am

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2 minutes ago, markw2680 said:

What on earth is all the panic about? It said it may be rain at first with all the light patchy stuff! Give it chance. Maybe if it’s still light patchy crap at 4 then have a moan but not at 11.43 am

IT'S ALL GOING WRONG. WINTER IS OVER. 

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2 minutes ago, markw2680 said:

What on earth is all the panic about? It said it may be rain at first with all the light patchy stuff! Give it chance. Maybe if it’s still light patchy crap at 4 then have a moan but not at 11.43 am

time to bust out the sun cream and spark the bbq up!!

 

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I will never understand why so many people care so much about some automated weather symbols on METO, BBC, Accu etc. It's all down to nowcast. Check your T, DP, Theta-W, ppn radar. 

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Something worth baring in mind is weather apps are useless in this type of weather, met office included, have that drummed into me from Jon hammond updates regular 

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Reports coming in that its snowing manchester city centre😁

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3 minutes ago, i love snow said:

Positive that the north west are now reporting rain turning to snow.

Yea apparently heavy snow in Manchester city centre. Hopefully the cold air undercuts the front. Bit like that jan28 2004 event. 

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Light liquid ppn. Sun trying to break through.

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1 minute ago, DIS1970 said:

Temp up to 3.8C now, any snowfall looking unlikely.

That's not how it works. Under precipitation that temperature could easily fall to near-freezing. 

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Temperature has flat lined here for the last 20-30 minutes for 2.8C. Good indication that the colder air is now filtering in. 

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Dps starting to fall  hopefully  the colder air will start to influence our weather.

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Weather stations in west Birmingham are now reporting temperature falls. It's coming!

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The front looks like it breaking as it hits the Midlands, however it's much heavier over West Wales. I'm guessing that's what is supposed to turn to snow over us

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Just started raining in Matlock, fairly low down here but I have to cross 300m high ground to get home

Time for some radar watching!

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1 minute ago, i love snow said:

The front looks like it breaking as it hits the Midlands, however it's much heavier over West Wales. I'm guessing that's what is supposed to turn to snow over us

The winds should start to turn to a westerly then more North westerly as the evening continues.  

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