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Weather wc 10th February

Posted by Beppo Buchanan-Smith on Feb 10, 2013 8:55:00 AM

As predicted another week of variable weather has brought some turmoil to the transport system but given that a couple of millimeters of snow in the midlands brought it to its knees we must bear a thought for the North Eastern seaboard of America which seems to have come across the  "perfect storm" with winds  and weather fronts from the North colliding with those form the south creating spectacular weather fronts dumping snow and plunging temperatures.

then think about us moaning at a bit of rain or temperatures moving towards freezing! Maybe the weather in the k is not quite as bad as we all think. Anyway it was as predicted last week another dry and sunny week at Eriska and therefore maybe we should plan indoor work more often so that our visitors can enjoy the balmy weather outside as we paint inside!

Anyway with the days starting to get longer and valentines day upon us we are almost approaching spring , the snow drops outside under the chestnut trees are in full bloom and we even have some daffodils starting to bud. lets hope the warm days and sunshine are not far away, although as I look out of my office this morning towards Glensanda I can see that the snow line is coiming down the hillside. 

So will the storm from America reach us or can we continue to prepare for Summer?

Today: After such a still but misty day yesterday today will be dull, with rain and hill snow on higher ground.

Monday: Mostly cloudy with outbreaks of rain, most persistent to south  with snow on hills, perhaps some significant new snowfalls across higher hills

Tuesday: Rain and snow becoming patchy , but feeling cold with fresh easterly winds. 

Wednesday: Patchy rain, sleet and hill snow will gradually become confined to more northern parts but winds easing with some icy stretches developing.

Thursday: Mainly dry and bright with only a few wintry showers, these mostly light and generally very high mountains. A few sunny spells but cold.

Friday: Mainly dry and bright start but becoming wet and windy later in the day

Saturday: Rain preceded by hill snow and strong southeasterly winds but then returning to showery and rather breezy conditions.

 

 

Topics: wildlife, weather, scenery