A Brief Reminder that it's still Winter

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A Brief Reminder that it's still Winter

Post by GoggleboxUK » Sun Mar 04, 2012 3:01 pm

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I put my seedlings out this afternoon to catch some sun and an hour later this happened!

The sun was back out within 10 minutes though and it was as if nothing had happened.
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Re: A Brief Reminder that it's still Winter

Post by Darlo Mark » Sun Mar 04, 2012 3:04 pm

Yeah, we had a bit of wet snow too, it didn't lay.
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Re: A Brief Reminder that it's still Winter

Post by stephenprudence » Sun Mar 04, 2012 3:21 pm

That is hail, it can happen any time of year.

There is however some snow over high parts of the central and southeast of the country now.
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Re: A Brief Reminder that it's still Winter

Post by grub » Sun Mar 04, 2012 9:48 pm

Snowed for about half an hour here today, great big wet flakes; looked lovely but didn't hang about.
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Re: A Brief Reminder that it's still Winter

Post by Exotic Life » Mon Mar 05, 2012 7:29 pm

Also 3-5 cm of snow just across the Dutch/Belgium border this afternoon with freezing temperatures. The parts with some milder temperatures had between the 40-60 mm of rain since this morning. They have flooding problems as well with those high and rising rivers the last few days.

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So indeed, winter is much much closer then spring will be so far. The feeling for emigrate is growing more every day, every year... :lol:


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Re: A Brief Reminder that it's still Winter

Post by Yorkshire Kris » Mon Mar 05, 2012 10:33 pm

Expecting -2 tonight.


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Re: A Brief Reminder that it's still Winter

Post by pdid » Tue Mar 06, 2012 6:11 am

We had a slight frost this morning, -0.5 the overnight low. No more frosts forecast though.


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Re: A Brief Reminder that it's still Winter

Post by Yorkshire Kris » Tue Mar 06, 2012 7:30 am

-2.1 and proper frost this morning. Brrr


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Re: A Brief Reminder that it's still Winter

Post by MikeC » Tue Mar 06, 2012 8:10 am

Proper frost here. Due to me having a grim cold/flu I didn't bring anything in or cover anything so it's all been subjected to frost and the washy leaves are showing dark patches.

Be interesting to see how the Parajubea TVT and Syagrus Rom San Cat cope with the frost.


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Re: A Brief Reminder that it's still Winter

Post by kata » Tue Mar 06, 2012 9:23 am

So indeed, winter is much much closer then spring will be so far.
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