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5 hours ago, Spindrift2017 said:

Had a bit of an extended lunch-break to go on a snow-hunt today (one of the small pleasures of being self-employed!).  South of about Lesmahagow there was a smattering on low ground, but decent-looking cover on the hills.  Surprisingly dry and powdery as it turns out! Didn't have time to take a proper walk up Tinto, but went round to the quiet side of the hill on the back road to Wiston and spent an hour or so wandering up one rise which goes up to 400m or so a.s.l. and then down the other side. 😀  

Back up the M74, and quickly back to bright sunshine and green fields after the monochrome world of the Southern Uplands!

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I'm feeling pretty snow starved here in Cheshire, these pictures are beautiful and cheered me up, I'm still hopeful for some snow before the season is out. 'Always look on the white side of life'

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1 hour ago, Kirkcaldy Weather said:

Tornado threat tomorrow (Texas) upgraded to moderate risk then also further east toward Alabama on Saturday, potential for some strong tornadoes. 

 

Yes some scary chat about the tornados occurring at night potentially and they are 50 per cent more deadly in darkness. 

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1 hour ago, Steve Murr said:

wipeout for Scotland >100/150M

50cm!

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Steve I thought u were signed off for winter ;) perhaps you should just stay out the madhouse but post in here we are a welcoming bunch.... 

Certainly looks interesting for some unfortunately not me at my 21m elevation and location. 

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Cracking day, max of 4c with light winds and plenty sunshine.

Proper winter's night, clear skies and currently -5.6c with hoar frost - everything sparkling in the moonlight.

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Nowhere near as cold as elsewhere but 0c with a touch of frost. Certainly better than yesterday morning 😃

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Blimey its Brass Monkeys out today. 

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36 minutes ago, bigsnow said:

Blimey its Brass Monkeys out today. 

Definitely nippy out.

 

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Reckon Whitehouse, which is down the road a couple of miles, will be -9C or lower. 

The Met Office current temperatures forecast is for -4C. 🙄

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1 hour ago, Sceptical said:

Reckon Whitehouse, which is down the road a couple of miles, will be -9C or lower

Only -8C according to my car as I passed through at 8am. 3C colder than at my house, but not usual as it's normally colder in valley. 

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43 minutes ago, Ravelin said:

Only -8C according to my car as I passed through at 8am. 3C colder than at my house, but not usual as it's normally colder in valley. 

10am and still -7C at the house. Tomorrow, according to the Met Office, temperatures up to 9C. 

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-5C at 10am - having to address frozen car-door locks with some warm water.

Apart from that, it's a clear sunny day with great visibility.

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45 minutes ago, shuggee said:

Twentieth air frost at -1.4°C.

Took a couple of shots using nightlight on my Pixel 3 last night. Seems to be a competent system. 

 

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My mate has a Pixel and camera is stunning for a phone! 

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1 hour ago, shuggee said:

Twentieth air frost at -1.4°C.

Took a couple of shots using nightlight on my Pixel 3 last night. Seems to be a competent system. 

 

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Is that taken in complete darkness? 

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Yep - was pitch black. Hand held and I was out of breath climbing up the back garden. The phone requires you to stay still for about 4 seconds whilst it does its wizardry.

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4 hours ago, CatchMyDrift said:

Today is the cold before the deluge tomorrow:

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For once im in the dry bit!! 😉

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Overnight low here of -7.4c and its only now just gone over 0c thanks to the cloud that is rolling in.

Early morning was glorious with plenty sunshine and temperatures well below freezing.

Light winds throughout.

Bennachie earlier today...

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Clouds increased rain not that far away could be a real soaker tonight and tomorrow 

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Temperature has risen from -7C to 4C in five hours. Clouding over with strengthening SW winds. 

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A cloudy day here with some rain about. It was cold last night down to -0.4c the coldest temperature I've had since the 2nd of December.

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Very windy with rain lashing off the windows. Just in time for the weekend 🙄

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Raining.. I'm not happy, in fact I'm quite sad. where is ma snaw??

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19 minutes ago, bigsnow said:

Raining.. I'm not happy, in fact I'm quite sad. where is ma snaw??

Start of next week.

Very wet.

Very very windy.

 

 

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