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12 hours ago, Kayakman said:

No not quite yet!...I heard the announcer from Sky say Castleford had the coldest ground in SL during the game today against Hull KR...Lamport is much colder tonight....trust me...MUCH COLDER! UPDATED WEATHER FOR HERE:

 

You probably heard him say Hull KR, not Castleford has the coldest ground in SL.

Lamport’s not in the running, everyone on here knows it’s not a RL ground in February ?

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19 minutes ago, Moose said:

You probably heard him say Hull KR, not Castleford has the coldest ground in SL.

Lamport’s not in the running, everyone on here knows it’s not a RL ground in February ?

Sorry my error...heading outside now...will take about 5 minutes to get bundled up...gotta shovel...its a full blizzard on out there so should be a 'blast' literally...Old Man Winter is bellowing right now out there thats for sure, putting on the mukluks and full parka with double headgear covering and goggles along with long underwear and double thermal pants along with the Arctic mittens:

"Snow squalls and blowing snow producing blizzard conditions this morning.

Snow squalls off of Lake Huron along with blowing snow is producing poor travel conditions with widespread whiteout conditions.

Local snowfall totals in excess of 50 cm are likely.

The snow squalls are expected to weaken somewhat this afternoon.

Protect yourself from wind, cold and disorientation by staying sheltered, indoors or with your vehicle. If you become stranded in a vehicle do not leave. The vehicle offers a form of protection from the cold. A single person walking through the snow is harder to find than a stranded car or truck. For information on emergency plans and kits go to http://www.getprepared.gc.ca."

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1 hour ago, Moose said:

You probably heard him say Hull KR, not Castleford has the coldest ground in SL.

Lamport’s not in the running, everyone on here knows it’s not a RL ground in February ?

Just got back inside Moose...."She be a blizzard bye'."

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  • 5 months later...

Given today's temperatures, aren't we due a Daily Express "Snowmageddon" front page soon?

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2 hours ago, Leeds Wire said:

The snow is absolutely piling on us here in north Leeds this morning. I love the way it seems to muffle all sounds outside.

Anyway, I'm off to the park to walk the hound and watch him jump around in the snow like a crazy puppy....

Think it's made my neighbour go mad (well madder) too. He's just cleared the drive and the full width of the road in front of his house piling all the snow onto the footpaths. They are now completely impassable without ropes and an ice axe... 

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2 hours ago, Leeds Wire said:

The snow is absolutely piling on us here in north Leeds this morning. I love the way it seems to muffle all sounds outside.

Anyway, I'm off to the park to walk the hound and watch him jump around in the snow like a crazy puppy....

That would be what we would call a 'light dusting' of snow over here.

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5 minutes ago, Les Tonks Sidestep said:

Think it's made my neighbour go mad (well madder) too. He's just cleared the drive and the full width of the road in front of his house piling all the snow onto the footpaths. They are now completely impassable without ropes and an ice axe... 

Illegal over here.

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3 hours ago, Leeds Wire said:

The snow is absolutely piling on us here in north Leeds this morning. I love the way it seems to muffle all sounds outside.

Anyway, I'm off to the park to walk the hound and watch him jump around in the snow like a crazy puppy....

It's a bit strange you should only get all this now. Down in South Cheshire and the Midlands the last of last week's snow has finally been rained away. Yesterday evening was positively balmy at 8 degrees.

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1 hour ago, Spidey said:

Constant rain and drizzle in Warrington 🤬

Same here in London. Very grey and dull.

"We are easily breakable, by illness or falling, or a million other ways of leaving this earthly life. We are just so much mashed potato."  Don Estelle

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2 hours ago, Robin Evans said:

3 n afe hours from Wombwell to rawmarsh..... most of it sideways.... with two kids in the car.

I now have one very very large Bruichladdich 

Slainte mhath!

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3 hours ago, Bleep1673 said:

Chucking it down here for the 2nd day running, good job it's not a flood plain, plus, that it's not snowing.

If it was a flood plain, I expect they would have built houses on it by now!

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Please PM me if I have told this story before...

I was heading back from the Outland (Yorkshire), and they closed the M62 due to heavy snow, when we (My Brother & I) were on our way back from Wakefield, various diversions put us on the A62, due to snow, and then I lost control, slid down a hill, into a valley, through a gate, into a farm. We hit a snow drift, hit a tree, and all the snow fell of the tree and covered us with snow.

We thought we were going to die of frostbite, then I remembered the first aid kit I had been building up from the hospital I was training at, just in case of an accident, nothing to do with the RL Club I was playing for in 1984, including "Space Blankets".

Me and my brother settled down for the night, knowing our Mother would be on the phone to Search & Rescue, if not her, my Dad, who worked on the North Yorks. Cave Rescue Team in the 1950's. Neither of them.

It was only when we didn't come down for breakfast that they got worried.

11am, we got a bang on the drivers window, in an accent I only understood with subtitles, he asked me "What the F*** ar thee duin thure?"

I said we crashed in the snow, "Aye", he said, and walked off, I called for help, he turned and said something about a Tractor. 

15 minutes later we were back on the main A62 to Manchester. We stopped at a cafe for sustenance, and got such a whupping for doing so when we related the story to our Mum for not phoning from the Cafe, even reverse call.

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  • 2 weeks later...

Barely perceptible flakes of snow here in North London - hold the front pages of all the national papers!

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31 minutes ago, Futtocks said:

Barely perceptible flakes of snow here in North London - hold the front pages of all the national papers!

Actually settling now - the back yard looks almost picturesque, which is quite an achievement.

"We are easily breakable, by illness or falling, or a million other ways of leaving this earthly life. We are just so much mashed potato."  Don Estelle

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1 hour ago, Futtocks said:

Barely perceptible flakes of snow here in North London - hold the front pages of all the national papers!

don't panic! don't panic!

did the bloke who invented the phrase "one hit wonder" invent anything else?

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10 minutes ago, graveyard johnny said:

don't panic! don't panic!

 

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