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  • Location: Banchory, Kincardineshire - 60m ASL
  • Weather Preferences: Winter - Dry cold & snow / Summer - hot & sunny and thunderstorms
  • Location: Banchory, Kincardineshire - 60m ASL
    1 hour ago, Naeview said:

    Greetings folks.

    My first post here. I've been a subscriber to the Netweather Radar for a while now, and popped into the forum occasionally but thought it was time I finally joined. So hi. 👋

     

    Not very sunny in sunny East Lothian this morning. Dreich and damp in fact, with some heavy bands of rain earlier. Looks like we might get a wee break later though.

    Welcome from me too, another relative newbie on here

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    Some more pics from this morning in the Lomond Hills. Just the most sublime colours at sunrise. We had 12cm this morning, sunny all day except for a slight freshening up in the afternoon, now -0.7C an

    Standing an impressive 5ft 5in tall - the kids have done well with limited resources ?

    The snow still hasn't come to anything beyond a slushy mess at the house so we went to the snow. At the small car park at the top of Glen Ogle it was proper snow with a few inches on the ground. By th

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  • Location: Rural East Ayrshire 150m asl
  • Weather Preferences: Cold and bright.
  • Location: Rural East Ayrshire 150m asl
    6 hours ago, Naeview said:

    Greetings folks.

    My first post here. I've been a subscriber to the Netweather Radar for a while now, and popped into the forum occasionally but thought it was time I finally joined. So hi. 👋

     

    Not very sunny in sunny East Lothian this morning. Dreich and damp in fact, with some heavy bands of rain earlier. Looks like we might get a wee break later though.

    Welcome, from yet another new member here.

    Steady improvement in the weather today, much as forecast, temperature got up to 11.7deg.C at 12:45 but now back down to 9.7deg.C, r.h. is 82%, wind still very light but swung round the the northeast, pressure is 1014.5hPa steady, there's now been 5.2mm of rain today and the cloud has rolled back to 1/8 cover so it's nice and sunny.

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  • Location: Upper Tweeddale, Scottish Borders 240m ASL
  • Location: Upper Tweeddale, Scottish Borders 240m ASL

    Pouring down most of the day. When it wasn't it was heavy drizzle or smirry rain. Walk in the woods with Finn:

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  • Location: Calgary, Canada (1230m asl)
  • Weather Preferences: Wind driven falling snow
  • Location: Calgary, Canada (1230m asl)

    It was a long day trip from Edinburgh but well worth it with some scenic rainy misty weather.

    Callander:

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    Glencoe:

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    Neptune's Staircase:

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    Glenfinnan:

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    Oban:

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  • Location: Upper Tweeddale, Scottish Borders 240m ASL
  • Location: Upper Tweeddale, Scottish Borders 240m ASL
    3 hours ago, Mair Snaw said:

    @shuggee are those magic shrooms??

    Not this time! Think the frost might have seen off the fly agaric? Too high for the other type. (Altitude, I meant altitude). 

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  • Location: N.E. Scotland South Side Moray Firth 100m asl
  • Location: N.E. Scotland South Side Moray Firth 100m asl

    Wet am followed by a  dry  bright afternoon not to cold at 12c maximum. Was reminded tonight of the best aurora I had ever seen on the 9th October 2004 . Stood with Aurora Storm watching it unfold .We had three distinct arcs covering the whole sky one green /yellow to the south and a similar one to the north and the really fabulous red one right overhead which if you looked directly above had spirals that you could look into that seemed to spiral to infinity. A truly memorable night first and only time I have seen  an arc to the south. No chance tonight as there is steady rain and perhaps not this October as the sun is still fairly sleepy. The only previous red aurora I had seen was in November 1985 as we left the house one night going out for a meal.

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  • Location: Rural East Ayrshire 150m asl
  • Weather Preferences: Cold and bright.
  • Location: Rural East Ayrshire 150m asl

    Dreich. That's all. Just dreich.

    Temperature now is 6.8deg.C up from a minimum of 1.5deg.C at 03:00, r.h. is 97%, wind between 1 and 6mph from the north, pressure is 1016.4hPa rising, and there's complete cloud cover that has dropped 0.2mm of rain on me since midnight and 2.6mm in the last 24 hours.

    I originally posted this in the SE England thread for some reason. Age doesn't come alone...

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  • Location: Ellon 70m
  • Weather Preferences: SNAW
  • Location: Ellon 70m

    Over in the mad house there is talk of 2010 reruns, indian summers for the South East and all sorts of northern blocking... i wasnt living in Scotland in 2010 so no idea what it was like for cold and snaw that winter.. anybody got any pics to share so i know whats coming..👍👍

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  • Location: East Lothian
  • Location: East Lothian
    51 minutes ago, Mair Snaw said:

    Over in the mad house there is talk of 2010 reruns, indian summers for the South East and all sorts of northern blocking... i wasnt living in Scotland in 2010 so no idea what it was like for cold and snaw that winter.. anybody got any pics to share so i know whats coming..👍👍

    I have a picture on an old computer somewhere of snow on Gullane beach right up to the tide line! Not a common occurrence in sunny East Lothian, I can tell you! I can't get it just now so I hope this satellite image will do.

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  • Location: Rural East Ayrshire 150m asl
  • Weather Preferences: Cold and bright.
  • Location: Rural East Ayrshire 150m asl
    1 hour ago, Mair Snaw said:

    Over in the mad house there is talk of 2010 reruns, indian summers for the South East and all sorts of northern blocking... i wasnt living in Scotland in 2010 so no idea what it was like for cold and snaw that winter.. anybody got any pics to share so i know whats coming..👍👍

    These were taken in January 2010 of the River Garry just above the River Tummel.

     

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  • Location: N.E. Scotland South Side Moray Firth 100m asl
  • Location: N.E. Scotland South Side Moray Firth 100m asl
    1 hour ago, Mair Snaw said:

    Over in the mad house there is talk of 2010 reruns, indian summers for the South East and all sorts of northern blocking... i wasnt living in Scotland in 2010 so no idea what it was like for cold and snaw that winter.. anybody got any pics to share so i know whats coming..👍👍

    Yes it was very special,only the winters of the early sixties reminded me of it when I was a child and I honestly thought I would never see such a snowy spell again with day time maxes of -7c in my lifetime but there was another spell in 2018 February again with lake effect snow off the North Sea.Twice in ten years with global warming as well.But extremes of weather seem to be part of this and may become normal.I witnessed thunder snow over the Cairngorms in December 2010  at night on the farm road in a temperature of -8c.  We had about 24 inches in old money but with hardly any wind there was no drifting but various new sheds in the area collapsed as no account of snow loading was built into them after the eighties. Our sheds from the eighteen hundreds ,sixties and seventies all survived because of over engineering.   IMG_0001_43.thumb.jpg.49c3c2141dd80c00e6d555282feb3568.jpgIMG_1098_1.thumb.jpg.bbd8fcc7598718b3fa618f6b02af0b49.jpgIMG_1121.thumb.jpg.e4a51de0df601495b8710a598f46a7b7.jpg

     

    Today has dawned clear but some heavy showers have come in off the Firth this morning.  Its currently 10c and overcast

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