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Post by Syl on Fri Mar 04, 2016 3:05 pm

Plans are scuppered for the day....we have about 6'' and double where it's drifted.
It looks like a pretty Christmas card.


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Post by Raggamuffin on Fri Mar 04, 2016 3:06 pm

It's sunny and quite warm here. Laughing

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Post by Syl on Fri Mar 04, 2016 3:09 pm

I was just talking to a lady in Scotland on the phone (sky is on the blink) she said it was sunny there too.
Maybe it's just this part of the country. We cant complain though, this is the first proper snow we have had all winter.

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Post by sassy on Fri Mar 04, 2016 3:17 pm

Beautiful here, actually got some gardening done, although the last 2 nights have been horrendous for wind and rain.


Mind you, they have been talking about a white Easter!

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Post by Syl on Fri Mar 04, 2016 3:27 pm

I read that this morning....the cold spell will last till the end of March.

I feel like packing up and going abroad for another 3 weeks. Laughing
Are you North, South. East or West of GB Sassy....but don't say if you don't want to.

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Post by sassy on Fri Mar 04, 2016 3:57 pm

Suffolk Syl, we tend to do ok weather wise.  Brother is in Newcastle, they tend to get a lot more bad weather than we do.

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Post by eddie on Fri Mar 04, 2016 4:30 pm

Pffff we never get snow here!! I want some!!!!!

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Post by Original Quill on Fri Mar 04, 2016 4:48 pm

Coastal California doesn't get snow because the Japanese Current dips eastward enough to keep it warm. East of the Central Valley, in the Sierra Madre Mountains, there are record falls.

Tomorrow we are expecting our strongest storm of the season. As the system moves east, it will develop into a blizzard.

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Post by Syl on Fri Mar 04, 2016 6:00 pm

sassy wrote:Suffolk Syl, we tend to do ok weather wise.  Brother is in Newcastle, they tend to get a lot more bad weather than we do.

Lucky you....Suffolk is lovely.
I worked in Lowestoft many moons ago...did a couple of seasons at Gunton Hall, I loved it.
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Post by Ben Reilly on Fri Mar 04, 2016 7:26 pm

We've been enjoying temperatures around 23 in the DFW area lately. Everything's greening up and flowering, and yesterday I saw my first lizard of the year.

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Post by sassy on Fri Mar 04, 2016 8:10 pm

Normally I would say shurrup, but today has been so lovely I won't.  However, the temperature has dropped to freezing now (8pm) athough it's beautifully clear night we are due sleet in the morning.

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Post by eddie on Fri Mar 04, 2016 11:23 pm

We are due rain. Rolling Eyes

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Post by eddie on Sat Mar 05, 2016 10:27 am

A few flakes this morning

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Post by Cass on Sun Mar 06, 2016 1:51 am

Ben_Reilly wrote:We've been enjoying temperatures around 23 in the DFW area lately. Everything's greening up and flowering, and yesterday I saw my first lizard of the year.

We've been in the mid-high 80s. Been dunking my feet in the pool. DAMN rattlers are already out and about. Nasty winds have started. We're under a fire watch. But should be dropping 25 degrees by Tuesday with small chance of rain.

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Post by Syl on Sun Mar 06, 2016 2:42 pm

Oooh lucky you. It's freezing here.

The snow came quickly and went just as fast, it's just cold and miserable today......back to normal really. Crying or Very sad

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Post by sassy on Sun Mar 06, 2016 3:09 pm

Cold an windy, but at least it's not raining!

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Post by Cass on Mon Mar 07, 2016 3:47 am

Syl wrote:Oooh lucky you. It's freezing here.

The snow came quickly and went just as fast, it's just cold and miserable today......back to normal really. Crying or Very sad

We are Syl. One of the reasons why we stayed instead of going back to the UK.

Believe it or not I do miss the UK weather sometimes.

Hope you warm up x

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Post by Syl on Mon Mar 07, 2016 6:29 pm

Cass wrote:
Syl wrote:Oooh lucky you. It's freezing here.

The snow came quickly and went just as fast, it's just cold and miserable today......back to normal really. Crying or Very sad

We are Syl. One of the reasons why we stayed instead of going back to the UK.

Believe it or not I do miss the UK weather sometimes.

Hope you warm up x
Well spring is on the way, so fingers crossed we will have some nice weather soon. sunny
I know what you mean about missing the cold weather though....we spent Christmas abroad in the sun a couple of years ago, and I really did miss the cold.
I soon changed my mind when we came home though.
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