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Return of the snow

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It's been snowing heavy here now for a few hours (I should know, they made us do PE in it :()

A nice white covering :D Has it snowed anywhere else?
 
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laverack222 said:
It's been snowing heavy here now for a few hours (I should know, they made us do PE in it :()

A nice white covering :D Has it snowed anywhere else?

Tuesday afternoon - not much, but enough for a few REAL snowballs


IIRC, Feltham 2104 cycled home in a snow flurry on Wednesday evening:lol:
 

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We keep having light snow but not really enough for it to settle.
 

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Lots of snow last saturday, blizzard for about 30 mins on Wednesday! Plenty of snowballs <D
 

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laverack222 said:
It's been snowing heavy here now for a few hours (I should know, they made us do PE in it :()

A nice white covering :D Has it snowed anywhere else?
I changed a fishplate and packed a rough ride in the snow the other day. I've been changing rails in sub zero temperatures on nights this week aswell, do you see me moaning? :D ;)
 

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Ive heard that Burnley has snow now. Wish it came here, we have Strong to Severe T-Storms in the forecast though :(
 

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Blizzard in Bournemouth wednesday afternoon and a bit today at Fareham was about we have had.
 

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IMO, a blizzard is when the smoww is so heavy you can't see 10meters in front of you. I got caught in a hail storm a few days ago but I'm O.K. I had a shirt, fleece and a BIG gortex coat on (should do, the coat cost me 210 quid :cry:). I've also been up the Wrekin in Telford (about 500 feet high), last year, in a Heavy snow storm, that was scary because I had dodgy trainers and the lane was going icy, great, down a 1 in 5 with no grip on ice..
 

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nutter said:
IMO, a blizzard is when the smoww is so heavy you can't see 10meters in front of you.
Depends if you are on about England or not ;)
 

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Oh aye, been a crappy week with this snow! Slipping and sliding everywhere, fell on my arse twice, and to cap it all off, fatality at Bilbrook last night to contend with!
 

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Hate snow, I've had to get 3 lifts into college this week because it's too slippy for the bike, and mum's using the car


Did see an amusing car crash between 2 4x4's though, serves them right, too big for the roads. Should be banished to farms. Especially pointless mercedes ones - why would any normal person want a "posh" vehicle designed to round up sheep in the welsh hills?

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Doncaster got snow. I went into Tesco it was sunny came out every was white and it was a blizzard(i could about 5 meters infront of me) I just had my carrier bag and I was like :shock: but It only lasted 30 mins but still gave a good covering, about 3/4 cm but all gone now :(
 

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It has just snowed here......... It will be melted by noon though, got a high of 14C today.


Edit -- Gone out to measure it with my ruler, we have 6.5 inches.
 

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All snowy in Ashton yesterday.... I had the snowplough out on my G-gauge railway in the back!!! The little shunter was suffering from severe wheelslip.. but it was fun... Now its all gone though... other than a couple of icy patches in the shaded bit of the garden... I was tres annoyed yesterday when 57301 was failed on the Holyhead service (well, actually it was CDL fault throughout the mk2's - the bolts kept rapidly moving up and down when the CDL was unlocked) , as I was looking forward to getting that "Christmas Card Shot" of the 57 with a backdrop of snow at Helsby... but oh well....
 

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ikar said:
Now snowing down here, It should be (regulary) arround 12 degrees now.


It snows in 12 degrees :shock: I thought it had to be below 5 degrees! :shock: :shock:
 

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He didn't mention whether it was in degrees celsius or farenheight.
 
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