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#1 Leeds Wire

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Posted 16 December 2009 - 07:19 AM

First heavy snow of the winter is forecast for Thursday and Friday here on the dark side of the Pennines...followed by sunshine and cold air all weekend. Could be a fantastic time to be off work with the kids.

Bring it on!



#2 ckn

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Posted 16 December 2009 - 10:12 AM

It's snowing very lightly in Ipswich just now.

It's just heavy enough that you can see a few flakes so I'm expecting a travel broadcast of disruption and region-wide chaos if it continues for more than 10 minutes.

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Posted 16 December 2009 - 10:27 AM

Few flakes in Chesham this morning, few more forecast. It's not meant to be heavy though.

It is however brass monkey cold.
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#4 Kenilworth Tiger

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Posted 16 December 2009 - 10:32 AM

QUOTE (gingerjon @ Dec 16 2009, 10:27 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Few flakes in Chesham this morning, few more forecast. It's not meant to be heavy though.

It is however brass monkey cold.


Had a few flakes in Hook (in Hampshire) this morning and last night
Now then, it's a race between Sandie....and Fairburn....and the little man is in........yeees he's in.

I, just like those Castleford supporters felt that the ball should have gone to David Plange but he put the bit betwen his teeth...and it was a try

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#5 voteronniegibbs

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Posted 16 December 2009 - 11:04 AM



nowt doing in Hoodtown, it's just cold and damp

I much prefer warm and damp

#6 Futtocks

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Posted 16 December 2009 - 11:55 AM

Snowing in Waltham Abbey now.

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#7 Leeds Wire

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Posted 16 December 2009 - 12:04 PM

Jonathan Agnew on test match special seems to be quite amused that its snowing in London.

Not surpised as he is sitting in the South African sunshine watching the cricket dry.gif

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Posted 16 December 2009 - 12:05 PM


Daily mash and the cockernee snow terrors

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Posted 16 December 2009 - 12:13 PM

QUOTE (Kenilworth Tiger @ Dec 16 2009, 10:32 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Had a few flakes in Hook (in Hampshire) this morning and last night

Same in Farnborough.
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#10 Saint Rich

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Posted 16 December 2009 - 12:17 PM

Heavy snow in central London. Well, people seem to think so. 10 minutes of the stuff and it's not settled.

Honestly Mr Weather, if you're going to do a job, do it properly and snow hard!

#11 Griff9of13

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Posted 16 December 2009 - 12:22 PM

QUOTE (Saint Rich @ Dec 16 2009, 12:17 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Heavy snow in central London. Well, people seem to think so. 10 minutes of the stuff and it's not settled.

Honestly Mr Weather, if you're going to do a job, do it properly and snow hard!

That will mean all the busses off the road again then. More detail here: biggrin.gif

QUOTE (voteronniegibbs)
Daily mash and the cockernee snow terrors

http://www.thedailym...w-200912162316/

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Posted 16 December 2009 - 02:59 PM

QUOTE (Griff9of13 @ Dec 16 2009, 01:22 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
That will mean all the busses off the road again then. More detail here: biggrin.gif


I currently have about 6 inches of snow, and it's minus 3 Celsius. Rest of the week is around -5 to -7 Celsius, probably with more snow.

Awesome! laugh.gif
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#13 Kenilworth Tiger

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Posted 16 December 2009 - 03:25 PM

QUOTE (Rubber Schnib @ Dec 16 2009, 02:59 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I currently have about 6 inches of snow, and it's minus 3 Celsius. Rest of the week is around -5 to -7 Celsius, probably with more snow.

Awesome! laugh.gif

Not in Farnboroough surely - we've only had about 20 minutes of the stuff today in Hook (in Hampshire)
Now then, it's a race between Sandie....and Fairburn....and the little man is in........yeees he's in.

I, just like those Castleford supporters felt that the ball should have gone to David Plange but he put the bit betwen his teeth...and it was a try

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Posted 16 December 2009 - 04:13 PM

QUOTE (Kenilworth Tiger @ Dec 16 2009, 04:25 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Not in Farnboroough surely


No no no, sorry. I'm a little further afield than that, my apologies for the misunderstanding!
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Posted 16 December 2009 - 04:17 PM

Nowt in Queensbury yet. Honestly, what's the point in living 1200ft up if you don't get snow in December. Come on weather, sort it out
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#16 Kenilworth Tiger

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Posted 16 December 2009 - 04:19 PM

QUOTE (paley @ Dec 16 2009, 04:17 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Nowt in Queensbury yet. Honestly, what's the point in living 1200ft up if you don't get snow in December. Come on weather, sort it out


you're too close to the sun up there - that's why Queensbury is know as being in the tropics - East anglia, that's where you want to be!
Now then, it's a race between Sandie....and Fairburn....and the little man is in........yeees he's in.

I, just like those Castleford supporters felt that the ball should have gone to David Plange but he put the bit betwen his teeth...and it was a try

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The real Mick Gledhill is what you see on here, a Bradford fan ........, but deep down knows that Bradford are just not good enough to challenge the likes of Leeds & St Helens.


#17 stimpo-and-kat

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Posted 16 December 2009 - 05:45 PM

Just raining in stoke at the min. I'd love to see some snow but I hope its not too heavy over Xmas in swinton, wibsey or northowram over the Xmas weekend

#18 paley

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Posted 17 December 2009 - 09:24 AM

Nice bit of snow in Queensbury overnight - nowt down in Sowerby Bridge though so lots of pointing at the car* on the way in to work.


* The snow on the car, not the car itself, Sowerby Bridge has had cars since last year
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Posted 17 December 2009 - 09:43 AM

Getting quite panicky Darn Sarf at the moment as there COULD be UP TO 10cm of snow in London tonight/tomorrow morning. rolleyes.gif

Talk of sending people home early/working from home tomorrow for those who have to drive in. rolleyes.gif

No word however to those of us who face a 250 mile journey tomoorow though. dry.gif
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Posted 17 December 2009 - 09:45 AM

QUOTE (Griff9of13 @ Dec 17 2009, 09:43 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Getting quite panicky Darn Sarf at the moment as there COULD be UP TO 10cm of snow in London tonight/tomorrow morning. rolleyes.gif


Excellent. My work Christmas party tonight, so this is a useful coincidence.