Let It Snow

Discussion in 'The Barracks' started by Gage, Mar 23, 2008.

  1. Trux

    Trux 21 AG Patron

    I have snow. The first real snow this year. Large cotton wool ball snow flakes drifting past the window in a traditional Christmas card scene.

    Mike
     
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  2. 4jonboy

    4jonboy Daughter of a 56 Recce

    [QUOTE="Trux] I have snow.
    Mike


    Is that just you Mike, or does the rest of the village have snow?;) (sorry couldn't resist)
    We just have heavy rain here.

    Lesley
     
  3. Trux

    Trux 21 AG Patron

    Lesley,

    I cannot see the rest of the village for the snow.

    Mike
     
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  4. Slipdigit

    Slipdigit Old Hickory Recon

    No snow here, just tornadoes.

    One last Sunday killed 23 people about 60 miles from here and another about a month ago destroyed part of my little town, completely obliterating a 170 year old church. There was nothing left but scattered piles of wood. It heavily damaging another almost as old, toppling the steeple and lifting the roof off. A large number of public and private buildings were damaged or destroyed, including the occupied police station. We were amazed no one was killed. Had it been 24 hours later on Sunday...

    The people killed last weekend were mostly caught by surprise in their homes and the homes were absolutely devastated. We saw aerial photos of several houses blown completely off the foundation mostly intact and thrown 150 feet into the woods, where they disintegrated. A second tornado spawned 30 minutes later and followed the path of the first. First responders were caught out in the open, but thankfully they were able to take cover and avoid that smaller, weaker storm. There were no other deaths or injuries from the second twister.

    More potentially possible today, although the weatherman says less likely and probably to the north of us.
     
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  5. Juha

    Juha Junior Member

    We still have snow, in fact we are getting more just now. Now - 1 deg C and 39 cm snow. But forecasts promise warmer weather from now on, plus degrees C and rain, so maybe only last breath of this winter.
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  6. Juha

    Juha Junior Member

    Still snowing
    41 cm (16 in) snow and +1 deg C,
     

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  7. canuck

    canuck Token Colonial Patron

    Meanwhile, in Canada, the water remains a little too hard for swimming.

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  8. stolpi

    stolpi Well-Known Member

    Nice scenery!
     
  9. Juha

    Juha Junior Member

    Hello
    this winter is stubborn, as they usually are, after some days of above zero temperatus and some rain the depth of snow dropped to 26 cm but today it snowed some 7 cm (almost 3 in) more snow so we had some 33 cm of snow in late afternoon but now it is raining again.
     

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  10. Juha

    Juha Junior Member

    We have had a warmer period even if during a couple nights temperature dropped under 0 deg C. Last night the temperature was -3 deg C. Now + 2.5 deg. 19 cm of snow left but there was still light snowing around noon.
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    But time to be ready for the cycling season and carry the bicycle from garden shed to front yard.
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    But weather gods didn’t like that or thought that it was premature so they sent a shower of hail to cool a bit the too eager cyclist.
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  11. stolpi

    stolpi Well-Known Member

    The waterlevel of the Rhine at Arnhem a few weeks ago:

    Hoog water 2019 (low).jpg

    ... after a few weeks of rain the water has risen to a normal level for this time of the year:

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    John Frostbridge at Arnhem:
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    Waterbikes:
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    Last edited: Mar 25, 2019 at 4:11 PM
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