The wet and windy, with occasional snow, 2018/2019 thread

The wet and windy, with occasional snow, 2018/2019 thread

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Puggit

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40,471 posts

184 months

Thursday 20th September
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It has snowed in the Cairngorms. We are go...


Scabutz

648 posts

16 months

Thursday 20th September
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woohoo Winter baby.

What are the weather crystals suggesting about this winter? Snowmaggedon? Hope its not the dreary and wet one we had last year.

S100HP

9,097 posts

103 months

Thursday 20th September
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We want Snowmageddon down on the South Coast again please!

Blib

34,305 posts

133 months

Thursday 20th September
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I blame Puggit.

Puggit

Original Poster:

40,471 posts

184 months

Thursday 20th September
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Looks like we can close this thread then. We've seen it all already.
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deckster

4,055 posts

191 months

Thursday 20th September
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Feels early. How does this compare to the average first snowfall date?

RZ1

3,729 posts

142 months

Thursday 20th September
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Its a bit early for this thread, thought you said next week was going to improve in the south east?

RicksAlfas

9,236 posts

180 months

Thursday 20th September
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Scabutz said:
Hope its not the dreary and wet one we had last year.
It depends where you were!
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P-Jay

8,787 posts

127 months

Thursday 20th September
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Scabutz said:
woohoo Winter baby.

What are the weather crystals suggesting about this winter? Snowmaggedon? Hope its not the dreary and wet one we had last year.
Well some of the more clickbaity "news" sites are claiming 'The Beast from the East' could return next month, but I'd give you 20/1 they're acurate.

Also dreary and wet? Did you sleep though Feb and March? We were balls deep in snow and 'enjoying' some seriously low temps.

Last winter and summer were like a Daily Mail readers idea of what the past was like, bitter cold and snow, a 2 week spring and then wall to wall sunshine and high temps for months.

cptsideways

12,874 posts

188 months

Thursday 20th September
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Finally we have some wind, woohoo. After an almost windless summer I've dug out the windsurfing kit over the past few weeks & got myself back into shape for the windy season which has arrived with a bang.

Yesterday was the first of the gale warnings on the old shipping forecast, 35knots gusting 50knots is quite a lot of fun so long as your not in a boat!

And when the video uploads I'll post up the evidence from "onboard"

rossub

1,890 posts

126 months

Thursday 20th September
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RicksAlfas said:
Scabutz said:
Hope its not the dreary and wet one we had last year.
It depends where you were!
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Yeah... was nothing like that here. Temps consistently below average for most of winter - rarely above 5c

Jasandjules

61,600 posts

165 months

Thursday 20th September
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Impossible. There is no more snow due to Global Warming...............

MentalSarcasm

5,908 posts

147 months

Thursday 20th September
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Will the El Nino mean it's too warm for snow?

Cold

5,700 posts

26 months

Thursday 20th September
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Some of the Canadian Rockies resorts are reporting early snowfall too.

DAVEVO9

2,976 posts

203 months

Thursday 20th September
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62/63 winter please driving

cptsideways

12,874 posts

188 months

Thursday 20th September
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You do not want to be on a boat in this weather smile 50 knots of wind is plenty scary fast enough on the open sea down Dorset yesterday, testing out the "not a gopro" cam

https://youtu.be/4SZswGVin_0

JakeT

2,163 posts

56 months

Thursday 20th September
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Well, it's still summer (just), but may as well check in. Hoping for some good snow and cold action this year!

schmalex

12,400 posts

142 months

Thursday 20th September
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cptsideways said:
You do not want to be on a boat in this weather smile 50 knots of wind is plenty scary fast enough on the open sea down Dorset yesterday, testing out the "not a gopro" cam

https://youtu.be/4SZswGVin_0
I’ve sailed a race boat offshore in 50kts tws. Even when you and the rest of the crew know exactly what you’re doing, it’s utterly terrifying and not something I’d wish to do again

Puggit

Original Poster:

40,471 posts

184 months

Thursday 20th September
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Cold said:
Some of the Canadian Rockies resorts are reporting early snowfall too.
Not just the mountains, it has snowed in Edmonton

schmalex

12,400 posts

142 months

Thursday 20th September
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I’ve bought a Panda 4x4 for this winter. It had better bloody snow hard enough to mean that the mighty Fiat is our only means of survival in the snowy wastelands that North Hampshire will become as Mrs K and Mstr K currently refer to it as “that tiny stbox.

Mind you, the Rayburn is getting serviced next month so that’ll put the scuppers on any cold weather

Edited by schmalex on Thursday 20th September 21:17