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Well blew work out and got some fun in the Snow at last  IMG_3041.MOV

So surely there are no posters who say the Amber wasnt warranted now ?? I know not every area in the Amber got what an Amber warning deserved but plenty of places did. When Storm warnings are Issued n

My 76 year old father snow blading today in Newnham, Kent.  They’ve had around 4” over the last 24 hours. Temp is -0.8 there right now  V jealous indeed as I look out over green fields in th

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  • Location: south london, sutton
  • Location: south london, sutton

    yes so far only icing for majority of london . North and south , was disappointing as i thought london was in with a chance of 2 or 3 cm initially rather than a bust but hey ho thats part of a snow chase its not confirmed til it happens

     

    great photos from around the region , love seeing those and glad some on here managed to break their drought

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  • Location: Marlow (Bucks)
  • Location: Marlow (Bucks)

    Wondering why convection is happening only from midland to up north but nothing in SE inland?

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  • Location: SE London
  • Location: SE London
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    @Paul ShermanSo just to put this down and come back to it first part of next week Neil in North Kent is predicting 0.2cm and Ian in Surrey is predicting 1cm.

    Will come back to Page 320 next week to see how close your predictions are thanks for those guys. 

     

    well i wasn't far off the page count 😜 😛 

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  • Location: Woodchurch, Kent.
  • Weather Preferences: Thunderstorm.
  • Location: Woodchurch, Kent.

    Still snowing here a few more hours and I might make a snowman.

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  • Location: SE London
  • Location: SE London

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    Well the walk across Westminster Bridge was bracing 😄 light dusting around in C London but it's mighty cold in the wind. As i feared yesterday, the snow is been blown around in the wind and not getting a chance to settle 😞

     

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  • Location: Barnehurst, near Bexleyheath, Kent
  • Location: Barnehurst, near Bexleyheath, Kent

    Must have been under a beefy shower or 2 overnight as now have a nice covering on pavements that it didn't settle on yesterday.  I'd estimate around 1cm falling.  Topping up the 1cm we got yesterday.  Not as much as I had hoped, but can't complain. 

    Am hoping things fall in place later for an ENE wind and a Thames streamer 🤞

    Snow is also pepping up in Bexleyheath again, more snizzle that juicy flakes, but coming down none the less.

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  • Location: SW London, 30m asl
  • Location: SW London, 30m asl
    1 minute ago, southbank said:

    yes so far only icing for majority of london . North and south , was disappointing as i thought london was in with a chance of 2 or 3 cm initially rather than a bust but hey ho thats part of a snow chase its not confirmed til it happens

     

    great photos from around the region , love seeing those and glad some on here managed to break their drought

    Think the problem was that almost all the snow that fell yesterday melted when it touched the ground. It snowed lightly here for almost 12 hours, would have probably added up to a couple of cm had it been a little colder.

    We seem to have gained about 1cm here overnight, which had no trouble settling on most non-pavement surfaces.

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  • Location: NW LONDON
  • Weather Preferences: Sun, sleet, Snow
  • Location: NW LONDON

    Gloom in the MOD thread this morning, the second beast from the east seems to have died.

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  • Location: Halesworth, Suffolk
  • Location: Halesworth, Suffolk

    Snow over a foot in places here in east suffolk, well over the top of my wellies, snow fell in the front door as I opened it this morning! No roads are passable from our town, even the rescue vehicles and gritters cant get out, drifting is a major problem. And its still snowing. This is far more than we had in 2018. I fear my food delivery wont be getting here from Lowestoft today, no way the delivery van will make it through. Luckilly I can get by foot, just, to the local Co-op for emergency supplies. Take care anyone whose out on the roads this morning and if you dont need to go, then stay home, far safer.

    EDIT. Just had message from Asda, to tell me they have cancelled my order due to not being able to deliver today for the safety of their drivers. Hope they refund my money then, I dont know why Asda seem to think its ok to take the money a day prior to delivery.

     

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  • Location: Brighton
  • Weather Preferences: SNAW
  • Location: Brighton

    A dusting in Brighton. It's looking like we will top up though going by the radar 🙂

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  • Location: Canvey Island
  • Weather Preferences: Deep untouched powdery snow and red hot beaches sipping cocktails
  • Location: Canvey Island

    Morning, lovely scene to wake up to today, I dont need to go to work till 3pm but means 11pm drive home, I do have a new car this year its a AWD Ford Edge but its auto and I've only ever driven in manual in the snow!! 

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  • Location: Leicestershire (hinckley)
  • Location: Leicestershire (hinckley)
    1 minute ago, lassie23 said:

    Gloom in the MOD thread this morning, the second beast from the east seems to have died.

    I wouldn't pay attention just yet, The gfs at least is excellent.

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  • Location: Halesworth, Suffolk
  • Location: Halesworth, Suffolk
    1 minute ago, lassie23 said:

    Gloom in the MOD thread this morning, the second beast from the east seems to have died.

    They need to move to suffolk, because we got sack loads of snow!

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  • Location: NR LOURDES SW FRANCE
  • Location: NR LOURDES SW FRANCE
    Just now, lassie23 said:

    Gloom in the MOD thread this morning, the second beast from the east seems to have died.

    It’s on life support ! They haven’t switched the machine off yet . Need to see changes today or the priest looks like he’s going to have to be called !

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  • Location: SE London
  • Location: SE London
    4 minutes ago, snow raven said:

    Must have been under a beefy shower or 2 overnight as now have a nice covering on pavements that it didn't settle on yesterday.  I'd estimate around 1cm falling.  Topping up the 1cm we got yesterday.  Not as much as I had hoped, but can't complain. 

    Am hoping things fall in place later for an ENE wind and a Thames streamer 🤞

    Snow is also pepping up in Bexleyheath again, more snizzle that juicy flakes, but coming down none the less.

    Blooming cold outside St Tom's when i went over the bridge 30 mins ago. very grey but just light stuff in the wind.

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  • Location: St Albans
  • Location: St Albans
    4 minutes ago, Blazerblue said:

    Snow over a foot in places here in east suffolk, well over the top of my wellies, snow fell in the front door as I opened it this morning! No roads are passable from our town, even the rescue vehicles and gritters cant get out, drifting is a major problem. And its still snowing. This is far more than we had in 2018. I fear my food delivery wont be getting here from Lowestoft today, no way the delivery van will make it through. Luckilly I can get by foot, just, to the local Co-op for emergency supplies. Take care anyone whose out on the roads this morning and if you dont need to go, then stay home, far safer.

    Photos?

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  • Location: NW LONDON
  • Weather Preferences: Sun, sleet, Snow
  • Location: NW LONDON
    1 minute ago, nick sussex said:

    It’s on life support ! They haven’t switched the machine off yet . Need to see changes today or the priest looks like he’s going to have to be called !

    Maybe an exorcist is needed to banish this set of bad runs lol

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  • Location: Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex
  • Weather Preferences: hot and sunny, freezing cold and snowy!!
  • Location: Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex

    Snowy roof tops!

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  • Location: Purley, Surrey - 246 Ft ASL
  • Weather Preferences: January 1987 / July 2006
  • Location: Purley, Surrey - 246 Ft ASL
    Just now, nick sussex said:

    It’s on life support ! They haven’t switched the machine off yet . Need to see changes today or the priest looks like he’s going to have to be called !

    I am past caring now. Enjoying this spell and will then happily look to spring and hopefully more of a return to a normal life again.

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  • Location: Locksbottom,kent 92m asl(310ft)
  • Weather Preferences: Warm summers but not too hot and colder winters with frost and snow
  • Location: Locksbottom,kent 92m asl(310ft)

    -2.7 here in Locksbottom and light to moderate snow falling again here.going to be another ice day and hope it all kicks off in Thames estuary to start fun and games later🤞
     

    stay safe

     

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  • Location: Halesworth, Suffolk
  • Location: Halesworth, Suffolk
    1 minute ago, TonyK St Albans said:

    Photos?

    These are from my back door. Didn’t do photos whilst walking dogs as too busy trying to stay upright. 

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  • Location: Reigate, Surrey 78m asl
  • Location: Reigate, Surrey 78m asl

    Light snizzle in a freezing breeze here in Reigate - not really optimistic for much today but anything that falls will stick!

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  • Location: Hullbridge,essex
  • Weather Preferences: Snow/storms
  • Location: Hullbridge,essex
    Just now, Hotspur62 said:

    -2.7 here in Locksbottom and light to moderate snow falling again here.going to be another ice day and hope it all kicks off in Thames estuary to start fun and games later🤞
     

    stay safe

     

    It's been kicking off in the thames estuary since last night....

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