Watch “Big freeze – January 1987 – weather forecast presented by Ian McCaskill”

https://youtube.com/watch?v=LB0IsvJlXVk The winter of 1987 came at the very start of solar cycle 22. I remember this winter well as the ice slide we made in the playground lasted weeks not days. It was so cold I was able to throw a bucket of water down my garden drive and it froze over to make … Continue reading Watch “Big freeze – January 1987 – weather forecast presented by Ian McCaskill”

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Watch “Atmospheric Compression Snow and Rain Events Happening Across the Planet (492)” on YouTube

Some interesting events going on as we had deeper into northern hemispheric winter. https://youtube.com/watch?v=polmLr4qRuE

Humor “What is it with british people and snow ?”

Although Piers brilliantly forecast the snow going further south giving a lovely surprise, even the 12 inches of show in the Breacons and the near 7 inches in High Wycombe are nothing. Most of North America, Europe and Asia would see this as a light shower 😁. However, in defense of Blighty especially most of … Continue reading Humor “What is it with british people and snow ?”

Winter 2017-18 Open Thread

This is the place for any tips, observations and general chat. This thread will be left open until next spring (and if winter prolongs like 2013 it'll stay a bit longer). 😁 [[5 Jan 18 - I believe this is a fair likelihood as any Sudden Stratospheric Warming [SSW] isn't happening soon and the real … Continue reading Winter 2017-18 Open Thread