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Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow


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#821 amh

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Posted 22 March 2013 - 06:51 AM

An inch or two here, and still falling, but the wind is the enemy. Swirling around on the field behind us.

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#822 Griff9of13

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Posted 22 March 2013 - 07:57 AM

Even coming down thick and fast here in Formby on the sheltered west Lancashire coast. If we're getting any snow at all somewhere must be getting it bad.
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#823 gazza77

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Posted 22 March 2013 - 08:21 AM

Less on the roads over the Pennine moors than I might have expected given how much it usually drifts, only a covering rather than feet deep. I might has well been driving with my eyes closed given the visibility with the snow and fog in places though.

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#824 Wolford6

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Posted 22 March 2013 - 01:05 PM

Struggled to get out this morning. Not stopped snowing all morning but, in a world's first, Bradford Council's gritters are on top the job.

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#825 Derwent

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Posted 22 March 2013 - 01:15 PM

Sellafield has been forced to shut down the nuclear plants and start a phased evacuation of employees......

#826 Wolford6

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Posted 22 March 2013 - 01:39 PM

Sellafield has been forced to shut down the nuclear plants and start a phased evacuation of employees......


I hope it's nothing serious, or else they'll have to change the name again.
B)

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#827 Futtocks

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Posted 22 March 2013 - 01:48 PM

I hope it's nothing serious, or else they'll have to change the name again.
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No, it's just so staff can get home before travelling becomes too difficult.

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#828 hindle xiii

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Posted 22 March 2013 - 01:50 PM

No, it's just so staff can get home before travelling becomes too difficult.

[tin hat mode]Well, that's what they want you to think.[/tin hat mode]

After your slightly belated post on the Wakey-Leeds thread, I thought you were about to tell us it's been snowing! :D ;)

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#829 gazza77

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Posted 22 March 2013 - 01:56 PM

No, it's just so staff can get home before travelling becomes too difficult.

[tin hat mode]Well, that's what they want you to think.[/tin hat mode]


Meh. We just get memos sent round advising us that emergency Winter packs are available for those staff that don't want to travel and instead want to use an unoccupied room in the hospital accomodation block.

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#830 Old Frightful

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Posted 22 March 2013 - 05:09 PM

We've had bug ger all snow over here in Hull. Maybe it's cos we're in the Tropics. B)

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#831 Shadow45

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Posted 22 March 2013 - 05:33 PM

Nowt in York either

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Posted 22 March 2013 - 06:02 PM

bloody blizzard here in standish wigan why does it always snow on a friday :mellow:

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#833 Old Frightful

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Posted 22 March 2013 - 06:05 PM

bloody blizzard here in standish wigan why does it always snow on a friday :mellow:

BOAB reckon's it's the Leeds based RFL's fault.

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#834 Ullman

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Posted 22 March 2013 - 07:09 PM

We've had bug ger all snow over here in Hull. Maybe it's cos we're in the Tropics. B)

Either that or it can't make any progress against the ferocious nithering easterly coming off the North Sea.

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#835 Old Frightful

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Posted 22 March 2013 - 07:16 PM

Either that or it can't make any progress against the ferocious nithering easterly coming off the North Sea.

A bit like you on yer bike then.

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#836 Ullman

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Posted 22 March 2013 - 07:24 PM

A bit like you on yer bike then.

It felt like that today mate.

Hell of a crosswind on the bridge too,

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#837 Old Frightful

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Posted 23 March 2013 - 07:05 AM

Spoke too bloody soon. Very fine snerr here, but enough to give a general covering of everything.

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#838 gazza77

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Posted 23 March 2013 - 09:47 AM

Just walked up to the in laws with the wife to see her horse. It's between chest and head deep in places here, and the ploughs have quit trying to clear the roads in the village as it's to much for them.

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#839 hindle xiii

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Posted 23 March 2013 - 10:33 AM

Quite a bit here now, about a foot deep.

Some interesting drifts about too.

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#840 gazza77

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Posted 24 March 2013 - 06:36 PM

Went out for a walk this afternoon to take a few photos of what it's like up here.

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This is the track to our house. It's up to about 3ft deep.

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This is the in-laws. It's about 7ft deep at it's highest here, and we spent a fair part of this afternoon digging the 30 or so metres length that was blocked so that the lone caravaner could get off the site tomorrow morning.

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This was a car parked up outside it's owners house in the village.

There is one road through the village. Yesterday, ploughs couldn't get through. Today, the snow blaster, ploughs and gritters have been constantly on the go for about 6 hours, and even then, I'm not sure that the road is clear enough to get in and out, as the snow blows over as quickly as it gets cleared.

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