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Carl Hibbs
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Carl Hibbs

Location : Haute Normandie - visitors welcome

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PostSubject: More snow   More snow EmptyThu Apr 04, 2013 8:02 pm

Incredible as it may seem in April we are on 'Orange Alert' here in Normandy for severe snow.
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Up to 20 cms are forecast overnight and tomorrow morning.

I drove through a short lived blizzard today near Pont Audemer.

That means we've had snow in every month since last October.

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Sparkeswood

Sparkeswood

Location : Kent,England

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PostSubject: Re: More snow   More snow EmptyThu Apr 04, 2013 8:25 pm

Yep Crying or Very sad it was snowing all day here too,although it didn't lay.The temperatures here are very low along with the added wind chill factor.
I was going to take some time off over easter to start the foundations for the track rebuild.I'm glad I didn't.All the trees and shrubs have sort of given up.The buds are small and are refusing to leaf.
However,spring is on it's way and should arrive sometime in early June Very Happy to be followed by a short hot summer (about 20 minutes) and then a long hour and a half of autumn.Then snow.
I'm a happy,abeit frozen person Embarassed
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KleineDicke

KleineDicke

Location : Deep in the Heart of Texas (Houston)

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PostSubject: Re: More snow   More snow EmptyThu Apr 04, 2013 10:14 pm

No snow in Houston, but we also saw a brief retuirn of winter (at least its what we call winter) this week- temperatures in the single digits with cold, misting rain. There was even large hail (up to 10 cm diameter affraid) falling nearby; it did a lot of damage.

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GWhizz

GWhizz

Location : Charente, France

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PostSubject: Re: More snow   More snow EmptyFri Apr 05, 2013 3:50 am

Carl Hibbs wrote:
Incredible as it may seem in April we are on 'Orange Alert' here in Normandy for severe snow.
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Up to 20 cms are forecast overnight and tomorrow morning.


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tram47

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Location : Aquitaine (France)

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PostSubject: Re: More snow   More snow EmptyFri Apr 05, 2013 6:31 am

More snow 833270 More snow 499412 courage!! After the snow, comes the weather More snow 501374
(courage !!!! après la neige , vient le beau temps.)
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