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  • Location: limavady N.I 23m ASL
  • Weather Preferences: Cold and snowy
  • Location: limavady N.I 23m ASL

    I was out on the bike today doing the 5 forests and it was snowing when I was going through Drumramer forest between the Coleraine mountain road and ringsend road. It was very dry powdery snow and was lying on the grass readily but wasn’t very heavy. 
     

    Lovely views today too Keady mountain to the right and Lough Foyle. 
     

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    Took the Drone up for a wee shot of Derry this morning. Great to see some snow on the ground.

    good luck ireland ?  

    Definitely good to see Pom. I really have a feeling that we are going in to the freezer whether or not we see a pile of snow or not then I will settle for ice days and winter sunshine. Here is a few s

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  • Location: Carryduff, County Down 420ft ASL
  • Location: Carryduff, County Down 420ft ASL

    After what I've been saying in the MOD thread, if I do get snow, I'll need to keep my head down for a bit!.

    Happy Christmas all.

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  • Location: East belfast 85ft asl
  • Weather Preferences: Blizzards and deep cold
  • Location: East belfast 85ft asl
    17 minutes ago, mountain shadow said:

    After what I've been saying in the MOD thread, if I do get snow, I'll need to keep my head down for a bit!.

    Happy Christmas all.

    Am quite sure you wont mind lol

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  • Location: Tyrone
  • Location: Tyrone
    18 minutes ago, mountain shadow said:

    After what I've been saying in the MOD thread, if I do get snow, I'll need to keep my head down for a bit!.

    Happy Christmas all.

    Lol your right in what your saying tho it's marginal at best for most of the country quite a few won't see snow,  i see mod thread has turned into the Midlands south east thread again 🤨

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  • Location: Ireland - East Coast
  • Location: Ireland - East Coast

    Merry Christmas everyone, wishing you all the very best and hopefully a little snow to add to the ambiance over next few days. The kids will love it, not talking about those in the model thread either.  Take care and stay safe.

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  • Location: Carryduff, County Down 420ft ASL
  • Location: Carryduff, County Down 420ft ASL
    21 minutes ago, booferking said:

    Lol your right in what your saying tho it's marginal at best for most of the country quite a few won't see snow,  i see mod thread has turned into the Midlands south east thread again 🤨

    Turned into?

    It was ever thus.

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  • Location: Lee, London. SE12, 41 mts. 134.5 ft asl.
  • Weather Preferences: Snowy, wintry weather
  • Location: Lee, London. SE12, 41 mts. 134.5 ft asl.

    Afternoon and a Merry Xmas to all Ireland Regional Members, from a South East England interloper.

    Belfast and Dublin were 2 locations that figured in Category 6 (White Christmas), of my Winter Weather Predicting Competition. 

    Can any Irish Regional Member confirm whether or not, these 2 locations have had any Snow so far?

    Just a single Snowflake counts.

    Much thanks.

    TomSE12 👍 ❄️

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  • Location: Co.Tyrone
  • Location: Co.Tyrone
    36 minutes ago, TomSE12 said:

    Afternoon and a Merry Xmas to all Ireland Regional Members, from a South East England interloper.

    Belfast and Dublin were 2 locations that figured in Category 6 (White Christmas), of my Winter Weather Predicting Competition. 

    Can any Irish Regional Member confirm whether or not, these 2 locations have had any Snow so far?

    Just a single Snowflake counts.

    Much thanks.

    TomSE12 👍 ❄️

    No reports of any snow I am afraid Tom ☹

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  • Location: Lee, London. SE12, 41 mts. 134.5 ft asl.
  • Weather Preferences: Snowy, wintry weather
  • Location: Lee, London. SE12, 41 mts. 134.5 ft asl.
    1 hour ago, ForeverPomeroysnow said:

    No reports of any snow I am afraid Tom ☹

    Much thanks, for the above.

    Regards,

    TomSE12 👍

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  • Location: Loughmacrory, Co Tyrone. 170m asl
  • Weather Preferences: snow
  • Location: Loughmacrory, Co Tyrone. 170m asl

    Things must be looking good as we (in NI) got a mention around snow chances on Sunday night!! Havent paid much attention but pulled up the euro4 model there and its showing snow hitting donegal hard and moving east at 3pm tomorrow right through to Sunday evening!! Is this way off? I remember it being quite a reliable model.

    Edit: just watched BBC news weather and there's no chance of snow tomorrow afternoon, euro4 obv had too much vino today!

     

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  • Location: Derry 106m asl
  • Location: Derry 106m asl
    1 hour ago, Sperrin said:

    Things must be looking good as we (in NI) got a mention around snow chances on Sunday night!! Havent paid much attention but pulled up the euro4 model there and its showing snow hitting donegal hard and moving east at 3pm tomorrow right through to Sunday evening!! Is this way off? I remember it being quite a reliable model.

    Edit: just watched BBC news weather and there's no chance of snow tomorrow afternoon, euro4 obv had too much vino today!

     

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    I do follow the euro 4 when things get this  close but I think it assumes everywhere is 200m asl and you have to account for that 

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  • Location: Carryduff, County Down 420ft ASL
  • Location: Carryduff, County Down 420ft ASL
    2 hours ago, ForeverPomeroysnow said:

    Hmmm BBC weather app going for heavy snow showers in my area tomorrow, previously was showing sleet, as always we shall see. 

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    For me, it currently shows sleet.

    There will be many local factors determining whether we get snow, sleet or rain.

    I would say 200m and above, definitely snow.

    100m to 200m, impossible to say.

    Less than 100m, rain or sleet.

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  • Location: Co.Tyrone
  • Location: Co.Tyrone
    4 minutes ago, mountain shadow said:

    For me, it currently shows sleet.

    There will be many local factors determining whether we get snow, sleet or rain.

    I would say 200m and above, definitely snow.

    100m to 200m, impossible to say.

    Less than 100m, rain or sleet.

    I have zero expectations of anything white for my location Mountain, @Sperrin should do ok though 👍. Tell you what though its getting very breezy out there atm

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  • Location: Carryduff, County Down 420ft ASL
  • Location: Carryduff, County Down 420ft ASL
    10 minutes ago, ForeverPomeroysnow said:

    I have zero expectations of anything white for my location Mountain, @Sperrin should do ok though 👍. Tell you what though its getting very breezy out there atm

    I do like a good storm, and are stuck in doors, especially with a Christmas hangover.

    Kraken Rum is not good for you!

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  • Location: Derry
  • Location: Derry
    5 minutes ago, booferking said:

    Warm sector alert for Sunday system being picked up couple of models hopefully that disappears on the 12z😅

    Shhhhhh Boofer. Not alowd to talk about warm sectors in here. That's bad language 🤦🏻‍♂️😂😂

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  • Location: Tyrone
  • Location: Tyrone
    44 minutes ago, ronan said:

    Shhhhhh Boofer. Not alowd to talk about warm sectors in here. That's bad language 🤦🏻‍♂️😂😂

    🤐🤐🤐🤐🤐🤐🤐🤐🤐🤐🤐🤐🤐🤐🤐🤐🤐😂😂😂😂

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  • Location: Carryduff, County Down 420ft ASL
  • Location: Carryduff, County Down 420ft ASL
    51 minutes ago, booferking said:

    Warm sector alert for Sunday system being picked up couple of models hopefully that disappears on the 12z😅

    Is the warm sector widespread or localised?

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