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General Chat Thread, Snow warnings for the next few days in General; Nooooooooooooooo! It's got to stay away from Heathrow... I want to go to New York...
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    Nooooooooooooooo!

    It's got to stay away from Heathrow... I want to go to New York

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    Theres me thinking it will come in Half term week, nope, thats tomorrow then.

    London is on the edge of it, oh well, its cold enough without snow falling onto the ice thats on the pavement.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rad View Post
    its cold enough without snow falling onto the ice thats on the pavement.
    I know what you mean. We still got some snow from the weekend that has frozen on the pavements. Has been trying to snow here today already.

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    Land Rover playtime

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    Quote Originally Posted by DT2 View Post
    Land Rover playtime
    Subaru play time!

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    Quote Originally Posted by DT2 View Post
    Land Rover playtime
    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkeyez View Post
    Subaru play time!
    VW Playtime Lets see how these Snow monster tyres really work

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    Quote Originally Posted by john View Post
    VW Playtime Lets see how these Snow monster tyres really work
    Citroen sleep time...

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    Looks like we could have a problem on Friday in the West Midlands. Great. I could do with an early start to the holiday.

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    Quote Originally Posted by john View Post
    VW Playtime Lets see how these Snow monster tyres really work
    I had some studdable winter/snow tyres fitted to the Astra in November...fair play to them, icy roads have been un-noticeable, as has the ice/compacted/frozen snow so far.

    Running them without studs - didn't get them with it, don't quite see the point really. I also have the autosocks in the boot (which worked well in the last snow we had when I had "normal" tyres on that were struggling - 3 standing hill starts on a ruddy steep hill while all around were losing it..)

    Just glad the missus and little person are at home tomorrow - I feel considerably less bothered if I know they're in the warm and not stuck in the car with me. It's not that I doubt my own capabilities...I don't. I've done skidpan courses, and taken the car out after "do not drive" has been issued, in deep snow when you can't tell hedge from road without issue for fun. It's all the other people on the road I doubt...hurtling past at 60/70 , when there's no tarmac visible.

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    Bring on the snow! Would be nice to start the holidays a bit early...

    Also SLK sleep time....it no likey the snow.

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    Bah. Freezing rain here in Preston. Made walking the kids to school interesting though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sirbendy View Post
    I had some studdable winter/snow tyres fitted to the Astra in November...fair play to them, icy roads have been un-noticeable, as has the ice/compacted/frozen snow so far.

    Running them without studs - didn't get them with it, don't quite see the point really. I also have the autosocks in the boot (which worked well in the last snow we had when I had "normal" tyres on that were struggling - 3 standing hill starts on a ruddy steep hill while all around were losing it..)

    Just glad the missus and little person are at home tomorrow - I feel considerably less bothered if I know they're in the warm and not stuck in the car with me. It's not that I doubt my own capabilities...I don't. I've done skidpan courses, and taken the car out after "do not drive" has been issued, in deep snow when you can't tell hedge from road without issue for fun. It's all the other people on the road I doubt...hurtling past at 60/70 , when there's no tarmac visible.
    I don't have the studs in mine, they can be, BUT I was fairly sure that was illegal in the UK on the public road to have studded tyres, I know in some parts of europe its a legal requirement but that is why they came un-studded in the UK

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    10 day weather forecast for the Algarve 10 day Weather in Portimao - weather.co.uk

    Guess where I'll be next week Assuming flights out of Bristol aren't disrupted.

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    FAO of other drivers:
    - For goodness sake, try and get all your snow off your car before leaving. It's dangerous, not just for you but other road users.
    - No point having your lights on if they are covered in snow.
    - you do not need to drive so slowly when the roads are clear of ice and snow. You are driving dangerously. Yes drive cautiously but 25mph on a 70mph road is ridiculous.

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    We had about 1cm of snow late last night - is melting now in the rain

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