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  • Location: pelsall, 500ft asl (west mids)
  • Location: pelsall, 500ft asl (west mids)

    Snow in the sunshine in the middle part of the day in April is bonkers 

    FACT 

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    Lovely walk just a me and the dog ❄️♥️🐶

    No matter what happens guys and girls let's not be like the SE thread was earlier alot of needless fighting. Be happy for any fellow Midlander if they get the White stuff.

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  • Location: Stoke-on-Trent, Norton. 549ft (167m) ASL
  • Location: Stoke-on-Trent, Norton. 549ft (167m) ASL

    Polystyrene ball shower here, funs! 😄 

    May just clip @MattStoke

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  • Location: Birmingham, Harborne 160 asl
  • Weather Preferences: Columus Bigus Convectivus
  • Location: Birmingham, Harborne 160 asl

    lovely cloudscapes out & about

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  • Location: Longton, Stoke-on-Trent.
  • Location: Longton, Stoke-on-Trent.
    27 minutes ago, Ryukai said:

    Polystyrene ball shower here, funs! 😄 

    May just clip @MattStoke

    Incoming.

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  • Location: Longton, Stoke-on-Trent.
  • Location: Longton, Stoke-on-Trent.

    Starting to snow moderately in Longton. Very angry looking clouds moving in.

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  • Location: Walsall Wood, Walsall, West Midlands 145m ASL
  • Location: Walsall Wood, Walsall, West Midlands 145m ASL

    Great snowfall earlier this morning. Was at work at the time but it came down really heavy with huge 50p sized flakes at one point. Which was crazy to see so far into April. It didn't settle though which was a bit disappointing. It could well have done had it been dark I think. There was a very slight settling early this morning though which amounted to the odd small patch of accumulated snow on the grass and rooftops but it was much lighter snow then so was struggling really and was obviously too warm by the time the proper stuff hit. Can't be too disappointed  though considering the time of year. 

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  • Location: Bewdley, Worcs; 90m asl
  • Weather Preferences: Snow and sun in winter; warm and bright otherwise; not a big storm fan
  • Location: Bewdley, Worcs; 90m asl

    A few light flurries here in N Worcs today, one around breakfast time and a couple more in early afternoon. Nothing particularly impressive and didn't come close to settling, but I think the afternoon ones still caught out a few people who'd come down to the river for a walk and a coffee!

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  • Location: Wildwood, Stafford 104m asl
  • Weather Preferences: obviously snow!
  • Location: Wildwood, Stafford 104m asl

    Disappointing day again, only a few light flurries, now clearing from the NW

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  • Location: Wildwood, Stafford 104m asl
  • Weather Preferences: obviously snow!
  • Location: Wildwood, Stafford 104m asl

    light snow flurry, still clear to the NW

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  • Location: Birmingham, Harborne 160 asl
  • Weather Preferences: Columus Bigus Convectivus
  • Location: Birmingham, Harborne 160 asl

    heavier cell incoming

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  • Location: Aldridge, West Midlands, 161m ASL
  • Weather Preferences: All the Interesting stuff
  • Location: Aldridge, West Midlands, 161m ASL

    Light flurry of snow here in the sunshine at 6.4C Bonkers!!

    Air obviously very cold and Dry not far above our heads.

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  • Location: Wildwood, Stafford 104m asl
  • Weather Preferences: obviously snow!
  • Location: Wildwood, Stafford 104m asl
    4 minutes ago, phil b said:

    Light flurry of snow here in the sunshine at 6.4C Bonkers!!

    Air obviously very cold and Dry not far above our heads.

    No way will that happen Dec to Feb, 6.4 will be pure rain, even 1 degree would be

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  • Location: Longton, Stoke-on-Trent.
  • Location: Longton, Stoke-on-Trent.
    5 minutes ago, I remember Atlantic 252 said:

    No way will that happen Dec to Feb, 6.4 will be pure rain, even 1 degree would be

    It’s because to have temperatures that high in winter requires higher temperatures at upper levels. The strong solar radiation this time of year brings those higher temperatures near the surface whilst it’s very cold not far above us.

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  • Location: on a canal , probably near Northampton...
  • Weather Preferences: extremes n snow
  • Location: on a canal , probably near Northampton...

    Knew I'd get one eventually, always behind tree or whilst on the motorway....

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  • Location: Birmingham (Solihull), West Midlands
  • Weather Preferences: Sunshine, thunder, hail & heavy snow
  • Location: Birmingham (Solihull), West Midlands
    8 hours ago, I remember Atlantic 252 said:

    dunno how anyone can still be asleep at that time? would have been snow though, B'ham is higher up

     

    7 hours ago, Midlands Ice Age said:

    I can confirm  that it did fall a snow around here...  (I saw it through the curtains when the wife woke me up!)

    But hardly enough to dampen the ground.

    Lovely and sunny here now though.

    MIA

    Yep, was confirmed by my Mum that it had snowed a bit. Little bit gutted really to miss it, but not the end of the world. 

    Had a few odd light to moderate graupel/snow showers throughout the day, similar to others on here. Last shower that had gone through produced a bit of actual back edge wet snowflakes. Which was nice to see, even though that part of the shower lasted for about a minute lol

    Tomorrow morning maybe the last hurrah for something wintry before next Winter? Unless I guess another potent Arctic blast steals the show later into the month 😅 To be honest, asides from tomorrow’s possible rain, sleet and snow, don’t mind if it just started warming up now. 
     

     

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  • Location: Nantwich, Cheshire
  • Weather Preferences: Snow, Storms, Extreme Weather
  • Location: Nantwich, Cheshire

    We've had it all today, snow this morning which settled, then bright sun and it felt actually nicely warm in it and then tonight graupel and hail showers some of which have been heavy.

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  • Location: Hampton, Evesham, Worcestershire. 27m asl.
  • Weather Preferences: Extreme and Exciting weather, hate stratus clouds and drizzile
  • Location: Hampton, Evesham, Worcestershire. 27m asl.

    Snowed today with some Beefy April showers ,contrary to BBC forecast ,  even started settling ......April 2008 saw a dumping of snow about 3 to 4 inches on a Sunday morning very early hours here quite stunning to wake up too.....

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  • Location: pelsall, 500ft asl (west mids)
  • Location: pelsall, 500ft asl (west mids)

    Well the fluffy snowflake heavyish 10 min shower at 5 pm was a sight to behold on a warm April afternoon 😆❄️❄️
     

    if we get more tomo or that’s our lot it has been a blast !!!

    perhaps this will be the modern   year without a summer 🤷🏻‍♂️😆😆

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  • Location: Solihull, WestMidlands, 121m asl -20 would be nice :-)
  • Weather Preferences: Cold and Snow -20 would be nice :)
  • Location: Solihull, WestMidlands, 121m asl -20 would be nice :-)
    1 hour ago, nobble said:

    Well the fluffy snowflake heavyish 10 min shower at 5 pm was a sight to behold on a warm April afternoon 😆❄️❄️
     

    if we get more tomo or that’s our lot it has been a blast !!!

    perhaps this will be the modern   year without a summer 🤷🏻‍♂️😆😆

    I can safely say that maybe your/our lot, it’s pretty much on the cards now that anything that was showing this morning for snow tomorrow morning won’t be happening, some models have it slipping way south as it makes its way through Wales and some have it fizzling out altogether.

    Good call....it’s been a blast ❄️❄️❄️ 

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  • Location: Longton, Stoke-on-Trent.
  • Location: Longton, Stoke-on-Trent.

    Showers approaching at Stoke-on-Trent at the moment.

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  • Location: Stoke-on-Trent
  • Location: Stoke-on-Trent
    12 minutes ago, MattStoke said:

    The story of my weekend.

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    Maybe they smelt the landfill site at Silverdale and they'vemade a detour. It reeks something terrible tonight.

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  • Location: Aldridge, West Midlands (180M)
  • Weather Preferences: Snow, Snow, Snow and Cold
  • Location: Aldridge, West Midlands (180M)

    Snowing here at midnight, good sized flakes, moderate intensity

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