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Re: What's the weather like where you are? (2017)
« Reply #255 on: May 17, 2017, 15:34 »
Must admit, serious rain overnight, the stand-alone barrel is just over half-full. :), dry since 0800, but promised some more for tonight, here's hoping.


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Re: What's the weather like where you are? (2017)
« Reply #256 on: May 17, 2017, 17:47 »
We had rain overnight and all day so far.  It got quite heavy around lunchtime, but now just soft steady rainfall.  All the birds are tweeting away out there in excitement  :)

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Re: What's the weather like where you are? (2017)
« Reply #257 on: May 17, 2017, 19:00 »
A little rain over night then a scorching day, for working in the garden - cloud came over and the rain started at about 6. It smells lovely out there, but it is still just as hot  :ohmy:
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Re: What's the weather like where you are? (2017)
« Reply #258 on: May 18, 2017, 16:37 »
We've had rain again today - forecast said "a sunny afternoon" but no. Bark mulch added to an elderly neighbour's garden to keep it looking good for her. Then it poured.

The smell of rain on dry ground is lovely as Mum says... noticed it the other day. Gorgeous.
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Re: What's the weather like where you are? (2017)
« Reply #259 on: May 19, 2017, 08:53 »
A damp start this morning again.  Can't moan though after all the dry weeks previously.  The garden does really seemed to have breathed a sigh of relief and perked up   :)

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Re: What's the weather like where you are? (2017)
« Reply #260 on: May 19, 2017, 09:09 »
A damp start this morning again.  Can't moan though after all the dry weeks previously.  The garden does really seemed to have breathed a sigh of relief and perked up   :)

Same here and a cool 12C, more rain forecast for this afternoon and evening.
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Minimum temperature 4 C.
for the SE tonight, so guess I'll be out with the fleece after tea  :(

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Re: What's the weather like where you are? (2017)
« Reply #261 on: May 19, 2017, 13:21 »
Hailstones right now  ::)

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Re: What's the weather like where you are? (2017)
« Reply #262 on: May 19, 2017, 21:07 »
Clear now but hailstones here this PM too.
Pretty heavy downpour I caught on the M3 near Winchester but coming home I found that it was so bad it had punched holes in the plastic cover on my pop up greenhouse. Basically ripped the roof to shreds😱😱😱
I am just going to cross my fingers and hope it's enough protection till it's warm enough to put out the rest of my tomatoes and the squashes.

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Re: What's the weather like where you are? (2017)
« Reply #263 on: May 29, 2017, 08:53 »
As it has rained all night here I am more than happy.

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Re: What's the weather like where you are? (2017)
« Reply #264 on: May 29, 2017, 14:17 »
I bought myself a toy - an electronic, wireless raingauge. It tells me we've now had 72.9 mm of rain (near 3" in proper money" since the heatwave broke.
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Re: What's the weather like where you are? (2017)
« Reply #265 on: May 31, 2017, 14:28 »
Jolly hot here - thank goodness a little breeze has just sprung up as we've had lunch outside.
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Re: What's the weather like where you are? (2017)
« Reply #266 on: June 02, 2017, 13:27 »
Thought we might cop for one of those nice heavy showers passing across the country...

...we did: 3-4 drops (might have been 4 - I blinked!  :nowink:)
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Re: What's the weather like where you are? (2017)
« Reply #267 on: June 02, 2017, 14:47 »
Thought we might cop for one of those nice heavy showers passing across the country...

...we did: 3-4 drops (might have been 4 - I blinked!  :nowink:)

The same thing happened here, however the MetO forecast for the SE says
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Between 13:00 Fri 2nd and 23:00 Fri 2nd
There is the risk of torrential downpours on Friday afternoon and evening. Whilst most places will miss the worst, it could lead to localised surface water flooding and difficult driving conditions. Frequent lightning and perhaps hail could be additional hazards.
I can but hope  ;)

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Re: What's the weather like where you are? (2017)
« Reply #268 on: June 02, 2017, 15:08 »
Exactly the same Met Office warning for here too Mum - they're obviously keeping a close watch on their behinds!  :wacko:

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Re: What's the weather like where you are? (2017)
« Reply #269 on: June 05, 2017, 14:01 »
Brief pause in the heavy rain at the moment - half an inch so far today, more later, and only a (breezy) 13C now.

Trying hard not to grumble about it!  ::)  ;)



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