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30-11-2010, 09:30   #1
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Big Freeze Chat/ Discussion - Colder air returning Today/More Snow - 30/11/2010

Please continue general discussion about the Big Freeze here.

The general pattern for the day will be for the occlusion to push south and west across the country bringing snow inland as it clears away with colder/ Siberian air digging in behind.

Dew points will fall notably across the east during the early Afternoon and it is expected that snow showers and streamers will set up across the East and push a fair way inland during the afternoon and evening. The showers will turn back to snow in the coming hours for all areas and accumulations will begin to re-commence in more coastal areas.

Tuesday night and through Wednesday this theme will continue with snow showers battering the east cost in a brisk breeze. A penetrating frost, both nights. Likely for 10-20cm of snow to have accumulated widely in eastern districts by Wednesday night.
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Light hailstones falling here now in Dublin 4.
Temperature must have dropped as it was raining earlier.
We got very little overnight and a partial thaw had been under way
until now.

I will keep updating through out the day for my location. Don't
have a thermometer though.
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Very heavy snow in Galway city
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By looking at this massive hump on the radar and the direction of streamers behind it, Galway is up to the most snow in years. Around 3-4 cm's now (outskirts, not city center), if this keeps on, 10cm is not impossible.
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this really shows the cold area pushing down the slighlty milder air below in england...happy days.
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Heavy snow in tipp town now
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Almost whiteout conditions in Galway City now - absolutely amazing
Temp 0.4C & Dp -1.3C
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Originally Posted by donjfarrell View Post
A sprinkle of snow starting again in Conna, Co. Cork...
where in cork is this??

cloud looks rather promising, it better be i've been watching it for the last hour and a half
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The 4 buses that run between my college and Kilkenny have been cancelled!

Its a good thing i stayed in bed so!
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Looks like this snow could pop up anywhere?
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Anyone know what Galway city roads are like. Out of milk etc. and not sure about driving with a baby in the car...
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lots of snow fell in carlow this morning

what is south dublin like? are the schools closing?
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