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Ladies and gentlemen you are not going to believe it. After a wait of almost 3 years... 😮  

I don't suppose I have anything to complain about this winter...      .      

I've waited years to get a picture of the house covered with snow.  Finally!  

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  • Location: Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland 20m ASL
  • Weather Preferences: Snow, Thunderstorms
  • Location: Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland 20m ASL
    9 minutes ago, 101_North said:

    Sleety pish now 😢😭 

    Edit: Heavier now again and snow.

    😹 think that will be a pretty accurate summary of things through til Wednesday, then there’s Thursday 👹🥶

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  • Location: Rural East Ayrshire 150m asl
  • Weather Preferences: Cold and bright.
  • Location: Rural East Ayrshire 150m asl
    37 minutes ago, scott125 said:

    I haven't been down there for years, is it possible to walk to Linn Park from Clarkston/Busby ?

    Yes, easy. Half an hour tops. Even easier to get a bus.

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  • Location: Morningside, Edinburgh (98m ASL)
  • Weather Preferences: Snow, and lots of it
  • Location: Morningside, Edinburgh (98m ASL)

    Bleh. A cold rain with some sleet pellets mixed in this morning. The orientation of the “streamers” off the North Sea are not favorable at all. Straight north to south motion is flooding is with marine layer air!

    I’ve actually lost a decent amount of snow cover on the pavement here in south Edinburgh, which is a bit depressing.

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

    BBC Weather App has now changed to show us getting a sleet at lunchtime and then faff all for a fortnight. Diablo he do a victory lap as I type....

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  • Location: Caldercruix, North Lanarkshire - 188m asl
  • Location: Caldercruix, North Lanarkshire - 188m asl

    Some beefier showers starting to progressively line up, everything falling here just now has been snow so see how it goes... 

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  • Location: Currie, SW Edinburgh, 140m (459ft) asl
  • Location: Currie, SW Edinburgh, 140m (459ft) asl

    Just cold rain really now! Still doing it's best to snow at 200m+ in the Pentlands

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  • Location: Straiton 145m asl
  • Location: Straiton 145m asl
    30 minutes ago, Mr Frost said:

    It better not be another wintry mix! 😁 Would be nice to have an all snow (fairly widespread) Scotland event. 

    Have been keeping an eye on it the last couple of days.

    Few snapshots:

    Thursday 03:00

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    06:00

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    Interesting to see what becomes of all this on the day!

    Colder air/wintry showers then arrive as it clears through.

    18:00

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    All ties in nicely with this! 

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    Back to the here and now and looking further West - risk of wintry/snow showers filtering through to the Glasgow, North and South Lanarkshire areas over the next forty eight hours. 
    Wouldn’t be surprised if some of us get a wee surprise dusting at some point.

    I am enjoying the endless days of sunshine, few ice days and temperatures well below freezing overnight but it is getting a wee bit boring now - couple/few centimetres for low ground here would be lovely! ☃️
     

    Also noticed Glasgow Airport got down to -8c this morning. Not bad at all!

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    Looks pretty marginal for lower ground based on those charts 🤔

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  • Location: Duddingston, Edinburgh
  • Location: Duddingston, Edinburgh
    1 hour ago, Kirkcaldy Weather said:

    😹 think that will be a pretty accurate summary of things through til Wednesday, then there’s Thursday 👹🥶

    BBC weather I just saw agreed with that, rain in most of the U.K. away from higher ground, not surprising given the 850s. All eyes to Thursday then ... 

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  • Location: Condorrat, Cumbernauld G67
  • Location: Condorrat, Cumbernauld G67

    Despite how cold it was last night it's....................raining. DO'H!

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  • Location: Clarkston, Glasgow (75m asl)
  • Location: Clarkston, Glasgow (75m asl)
    3 hours ago, scott125 said:

    I haven't been down there for years, is it possible to walk to Linn Park from Clarkston/Busby ?

    You can walk from Linn Park to Stamperland. Houses near the river mean you have to walk through a bit of suburbia. You can continue a bit more of the river walk as there is a path at the back of the Overlee playing fields which takes you under the railway line and you come out near Sheddens roundabout. 

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  • Location: Glasgow Southside 30m ASL.
  • Weather Preferences: Summer: Warm/Dry enough for a t-shirt. Winter: Cold enough for a scarf.
  • Location: Glasgow Southside 30m ASL.

    Prediction for the next few hours for Glasgow seems to be 1c and rain. Sort of sums up this chilly spell.

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