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DH reckons its going to be a very cold Jan/Feb

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LillethTheCat Tue 01-Jan-13 14:34:01

Is it true?

I dont know where he's read that, but he reckons we are in for a big freeze in a couple of weeks or so.

I dont know why Im particularly bothered, but I would just like to know.

LynetteScavo Tue 08-Jan-13 20:08:09

I'm in central England, but I think on lower ground. No higher ground anywhere near me, or that I'm aware of in central England.

Off to buy snow shovel, then. DS2 has been nagging for one for ages. I already have grit, as I'm fed up of being out organised by by neighbors, who kindly do the path outside my house.

Curtsey Tue 08-Jan-13 19:21:33

Thanks kitten!

OhYouBadBadKitten Tue 08-Jan-13 18:30:10

new thread here smile

Sparklingbrook Tue 08-Jan-13 18:24:17

Yes a 'Snow or no Snow' thread. I'm a no obvs. wink

tak1ngchances Tue 08-Jan-13 18:22:56

I think you could start a shiny new snow thread. Everyone loves a snow thread!!

OhYouBadBadKitten Tue 08-Jan-13 18:11:04

lynette, possibly on Saturday if you are on higher ground in central england. i forget where everyone lives!

OhYouBadBadKitten Tue 08-Jan-13 18:10:29

The south of Ireland might catch it on Saturday smile It stays a bit warmer than England next week but still pretty cold Then afterwards it does look like it it could join in the fun after the following weekend along with everyone else!

LynetteScavo Tue 08-Jan-13 18:06:50

So I need to buy a snow shovel before the 19th? Is that right?

Curtsey Tue 08-Jan-13 17:58:44

Kitten - may I be incredibly cheeky and ask you if you have a way of seeing if Ireland might be similarly affected? smile

OhYouBadBadKitten Tue 08-Jan-13 17:50:13

do you reckon I should start a new thread with snow risks and what not?? or are we doing fine with traffic on this one?

OhYouBadBadKitten Tue 08-Jan-13 17:46:39

Waiting for the next model outputs.... exciting!

Sparklingbrook Tue 08-Jan-13 17:37:48

Mmm. Marginal snow may be ok. I don't want to need the snow shovel. grin

Quenelle Tue 08-Jan-13 17:33:52

Oooh good! My new rain/snowboots arrived today smile

tak1ngchances Tue 08-Jan-13 17:31:57

The Express and the Mail are shocking when it comes to weather reporting. Mind you, they probably apply the same degree of hyperbole to all their articles!

OhYouBadBadKitten Tue 08-Jan-13 17:31:20

Don't normally link to other forums but if you want to get all excited (and then probably get let down in a big way!) excited discussion

ClaimedByMe Tue 08-Jan-13 17:28:20

Are they telling little white fibs?

OhYouBadBadKitten Tue 08-Jan-13 17:26:10

have to laugh at the express grin

OhYouBadBadKitten Tue 08-Jan-13 17:25:02

errmmm, I ought to have paid more attention to GFS for this weekend - so busy looking for the 'big dump' but Saturday could see some snow in the midlands and central england. Its looking very marginal, but possible.....

tak1ngchances Tue 08-Jan-13 17:14:04

kitten and gloria I am gripping my knickers with excitement. The twitterati are out in force exclaiming over the models. Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!!

ClaimedByMe Tue 08-Jan-13 16:04:38

excuse typos I had to rush as dd and ds were trying to kill each other

ClaimedByMe Tue 08-Jan-13 16:01:37

We are being told on fb by our local amatur weather gura that temps here are due to drop and we will be freezing by the mention of the white stuff yet!

mankyscotslass Tue 08-Jan-13 15:58:18

Oh snow - that would be great. grin

Sparklingbrook Tue 08-Jan-13 15:02:33

I had to get DS1 a new pair of wellies. He went on the village Christmas walk, he and his friend thought it would be fun to cross the very flooded wet ploughed field diagonally. He lost his shoe completely and I had to dash over with wellies. shock We have the other shoe as a souvenir. grin

OhYouBadBadKitten Tue 08-Jan-13 14:55:45

The charts are jaw dropping Gloria grin must have a wander over to met monkey, the guys on UKWW are always so calm and laid back about stuff!

Sparkling, if it really was going to go straight into summer I'd be quite happy! It's this damp grey gloom that is getting to me. I need either heat or some excitement!

Must get some wellies for dd, she's grown out of hers and I might need mine!

GloriaSnow Tue 08-Jan-13 14:39:50

They're getting a bit excited about the possible snowmageddon on met-monkey <understatement!> The GFS chart along with the temperatures over Europe~way are a bit of a shock for the 24th. 'Ts all a long way off atm though!

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