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Just now, Hirudine said:

Downpour re-intensified, and second pulse much heavier than first. Still raining, but no sferics.

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Absolutely nowt here ?

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A quick recap of my day, without getting too waffly. It has been an absolute classic and my favourite/most successful chase so far. - started fairly benign as I failed to get a good handle on the

100% Bonafide Supercell no doubting that whatsoever 35knts of flow, Moved right of the deviant steering flow Killed off anything that came near it Like most Supercells massive uptick in

Nice little thunderstorm finally drought is over!  London webcams: I grabbed this!!! 

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Well over half an hour of nonstop thunder to the South then West of Warminster. Seems it hit an area with no Net Weather members lol. Oh if only it had been nighttime!

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I’ve always been a winter > summer person on these forums but I’m turning! Given that winters are increasingly wet nowadays. And of course storm tracking is about as exciting as it gets

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Finally caught up Christ!!! it is busy in here?

I love how that Leicester storm is hugging the M1

am i going to be third time lucky today?

@Weather-history,great captures mate,i bet you are a happy bunny

@Supacell,are you staying put,storm coming to you.

 

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6 minutes ago, JinxTheCat said:

Absolutely nowt here ?

Everything over the past few days seems to be going east to north.

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10 minutes ago, JinxTheCat said:

Absolutely nowt here ?

Jinx where are you? im in stirchley/ Bournville.  Still sod all 3rd day running

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Sferics on the radio going absolutely nuts from the second Manchester cell North of Stockport. Hats off to you Manchester, if only l was 20 miles north.

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It’s like I’m watching floridan convection during the afternoon, i’m glad to finally see some excitement here these past few days even though we’re not getting hit by a storm

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How much you want to bet that the monster storm SW of Nottingham is going to jump backwards to 'eat' the storm behind it, before jumping to the NE to 'eat' that storm too ?

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14 minutes ago, Andy Bown said:

Well over half an hour of nonstop thunder to the South then West of Warminster. Seems it hit an area with no Net Weather members lol. Oh if only it had been nighttime!

tomorrow and Thursday yellow Waring for thunderstorms South West England Bath and North East Somerset Bristol Cornwall Devon Dorset Gloucestershire North Somerset Plymouth Somerset South Gloucestershire Swindon Wiltshire.met office  has just issue this athernoon 

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9 minutes ago, Azazel said:

Hard convection to my north east. Looks like w train of several cells.

Just had a torrential downpour here on the eastern edge of Basingstoke. 

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3 minutes ago, Sweatyman said:

Jinx where are you? im in stirchley/ Bournville.  Still sod all 3rd day running

Quinton/Harborne. Think we have the invisible cloak over us!

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Am not going to criticise the atmosphere for not trying, but as the models have indicated there is just not quite enough juice it seems to me in these parts. Some slightly better cloudscapes today though

Edit - haven’t I been corrected - this cell has just kicked out two sparks and has grown rapidly within minutes 

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Well, a proper downpour here at last! I can stop complaining for a while. Enjoying that fresh summer rain smell

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Hope someones chasing that supercell near nottingham. could've chased today but its been back to back storms in the NW for the last 3 days and im nackered ? Have to drive back to oxford after each chase cause hotels are shut (maybe i should sleep out of the car or something haha)

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Hi, just signed up as fancy a furlough storm chase! Can anyone advise where you think the most optimal vantage point is for viewing evening storms in the north west?

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Pretty sure I can hear very faint rumbles here.

EDIT: Can definitely hear them. 

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