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  • Location: Taunton, Somerset
  • Location: Taunton, Somerset
    2 minutes ago, Somerset Squall said:

     

    Yeah, both the temperature and dew point are the right side of freezing but I guess the upper air temps are too high? Fingers crossed for it to change but I can see where this is going 😕

    Yeah must be. 

    Curiously, Met have updated their forecast for heavy snow at 6am. Mind you, their ‘now’ icon is a heavy snow shower so 🤷🏼‍♂️

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    Just been out to collect a parcel from the front door,  as I came back in I shouted to my daughter  " cor that wind would freeze the b***s of a brass monkey"  Didn't realise she was on her t

    Ah the regional thread where innuendo and gin used to be king. Where we would get excited at the lamp post, share in each other joys.  The thread was a place to escape the real world (even more this y

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  • Location: Wincanton,Somerset
  • Weather Preferences: Channel low = Heavy snow
  • Location: Wincanton,Somerset
    1 minute ago, dec10snow said:

    Yeah must be. 

    Curiously, Met have updated their forecast for heavy snow at 6am. Mind you, their ‘now’ icon is a heavy snow shower so 🤷🏼‍♂️

    Never got going here in Exeter..really is underwhelming 

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  • Location: Wellington, Somerset
  • Weather Preferences: Thunderstorms/Snow/Hail & Strong Winds
  • Location: Wellington, Somerset

    Unfortunately back to rain 

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  • Location: Taunton, Somerset
  • Location: Taunton, Somerset
    Just now, MattTarrant said:

    Unfortunately back to rain 

    Ah, you were my glimmer of hope! 😂

    @Somerset Squall #uksnow report on Twitter from TA1 (north Taunton) area...

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  • Location: Paignton ~50m asl
  • Weather Preferences: Sun & Snow :)
  • Location: Paignton ~50m asl

    Can confirm light rain here now, edit now stopped. Wet covering of snow on ground 1-2cm max. Main band gone through here according to radar. Must of been the intensity? Not sure how much of a covering will be left when daylight breaks as can hear the drip, drip.

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  • Location: Torquay Marina
  • Weather Preferences: Sun
  • Location: Torquay Marina
    33 minutes ago, <torbay> said:

    Can confirm snow is falling and a wet covering on all surfaces. outskirts of Torbay ~1.5 miles from coast. 

    I'm at the marina in Torquay and its rain here. That's very close for you to see snow only 1.5 miles inland. Some people may end up getting a nice suprise.

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  • Location: Winterbourne, South Glos
  • Location: Winterbourne, South Glos

    I feel like I'm getting the gap. Frak.

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  • Location: Wincanton,Somerset
  • Weather Preferences: Channel low = Heavy snow
  • Location: Wincanton,Somerset

    Wonder how Dartmoor looks

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  • Location: Now moved to tropical Bradford on Avon
  • Weather Preferences: Cold, snow and summer heatwaves.
  • Location: Now moved to tropical Bradford on Avon
    1 minute ago, kumquat said:

    I feel like I'm getting the gap. Frak.

    Nice to see you up early! 😄

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  • Location: Winterbourne, South Glos
  • Location: Winterbourne, South Glos
    Just now, Nights King said:

    Nice to see you up early! 😄

    Lol. Let's see what happens

     

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  • Location: Yate, Bristol
  • Weather Preferences: SNOW BABY
  • Location: Yate, Bristol
    Just now, kumquat said:

    Lol. Let's see what happens

     


    We might catch some of the PPN coming in behind, approaching the B Channel now. Looks pretty beefy

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  • Location: Paignton ~50m asl
  • Weather Preferences: Sun & Snow :)
  • Location: Paignton ~50m asl
    6 minutes ago, TQWX said:

    I'm at the marina in Torquay and its rain here. That's very close for you to see snow only 1.5 miles inland. Some people may end up getting a nice suprise.

    Collaton st Mary area. Very marginal. Can now hear intermittent heavy rain/sleet on the window. Can see Totnes and west towards Dartmoor doing v well ! 

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  • Location: Taunton, Somerset
  • Weather Preferences: Snow, thunder, strong winds. HATE:stagnant weather patterns
  • Location: Taunton, Somerset
    11 minutes ago, dec10snow said:

    Ah, you were my glimmer of hope! 😂

    @Somerset Squall #uksnow report on Twitter from TA1 (north Taunton) area...

     

    Definitely periods where it is more snow, a little more elevation is probably doing nicely. It is nice to see it falling when it does become more snowy than sleety at least. Feels like we were on the edge of something more special however.

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  • Location: Taunton, Somerset
  • Location: Taunton, Somerset
    1 minute ago, Somerset Squall said:

     

    Definitely periods where it is more snow, a little more elevation is probably doing nicely. It is nice to see it falling when it does become more snowy than sleety at least. Feels like we were on the edge of something more special however.

    100% it seems to be turning quite snowy at points and I think, yes this is, just carry on like this... oh it’s back to sleet. 😂

    Good luck to you guys further north/east I reckon you’re all in with a good shot as we’ve been so close.

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  • Location: Taunton, Somerset
  • Weather Preferences: Snow, thunder, strong winds. HATE:stagnant weather patterns
  • Location: Taunton, Somerset
    Just now, dec10snow said:

    100% it seems to be turning quite snowy at points and I think, yes this is, just carry on like this... oh it’s back to sleet. 😂

    Good luck to you guys further north/east I reckon you’re all in with a good shot as we’ve been so close.

    It certainly seems to be trying it's hardest!! Especially with the heaviest of the precipitation! Ah well, I'm off back to sleep, watch it fall purely as snow now haha.

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  • Location: North Yate, South Glos
  • Weather Preferences: Extremes
  • Location: North Yate, South Glos

    It looks like arriving in Yate bang on 5am just as the street light goes on outside my house. Perfect!

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  • Location: Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset
  • Weather Preferences: Thunderstorms in the summer, frost fog & snow in winter.
  • Location: Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset

    Not bad here, settling on the roads & it's heavy enough to make driving with high beam on a tad challenging lol. 

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  • Location: Yate, Bristol
  • Weather Preferences: SNOW BABY
  • Location: Yate, Bristol
    3 minutes ago, John88B said:

    It looks like arriving in Yate bang on 5am just as the street light goes on outside my house. Perfect!


    If you see somebody outside, it will probably be me. 🤣 Waited nearly 2 years for this 🥴

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  • Location: Now moved to tropical Bradford on Avon
  • Weather Preferences: Cold, snow and summer heatwaves.
  • Location: Now moved to tropical Bradford on Avon
    1 minute ago, mattyj said:

    Strange feels like temperature has dropped again why's that

    Its climbing here -1.5c still abit to play with.

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  • Location: Winterbourne, South Glos
  • Location: Winterbourne, South Glos

    -0.5C and Dew Point of -0.8 here still nothing but Icy 

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