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Old 08.06.2015, 18:49
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Old 14.06.2015, 18:00
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Re: Weather!

Quite a storm raging around here at the moment. It's fantastic. It's been going on for about 45 minutes and shows no signs of leaving so far. ( it's a stationary storm according to the meteosuisse app)
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Old 14.06.2015, 18:03
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Re: Weather!

Forecast totally wrong for here. Supposed to be heavy rain this afternoon with thunderstorms. Just had one which grumbled a bit and then moved on and didn't rain at all. Meteocentrale is usually pretty good, but lately they and Meteosuisse have been useless for any accurate forecast here.
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Old 14.06.2015, 18:03
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Bizarre as no strom up here. Last night there was amassive strom over the mountains over Lake Neuchâtel it seemed, but none here bar a little rain.
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Old 14.06.2015, 18:21
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Forecast totally wrong for here. Supposed to be heavy rain this afternoon with thunderstorms. Just had one which grumbled a bit and then moved on and didn't rain at all. Meteocentrale is usually pretty good, but lately they and Meteosuisse have been useless for any accurate forecast here.
Same here. Looking at the Weather Pro forecast (tends to be more accurate than SRF IME) we should be having storms right now in the Big Z. However looking at the radar it would seem all the storms are missing Zürich by around 30 - 40Km.

Having said that we really need a good storm here just to clear the air - it's not hot, but really stuffy at the moment.
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Old 14.06.2015, 18:37
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Re: Weather!

Has started raining here now, but I doubt we're going to get the 10l/m2 they were forecasting for today earlier this week.

Even this latest isn't right.

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Severe weather warning level orange due to thunderstorm
valid from: Sun June 14, 2015 04:15 pm
valid to: Sun June 14, 2015 05:45 pm
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On 2015/06/14 at 16:15 local time a severe thunderstorm of level orange was detected. The center is located in the community of Grolley. The storm is nearly stationary. Regional heavy rain and storm gusts are possible. Local hail of small size can not be rouled out. There is a risk of local flash flooding! The lightning activity is weak. Following communities are also affected by the severe thunderstorm: Léchelles, Avenches, Belfaux, Noréaz, Prez-vers-Noréaz, Cousset, Montagny-la-Ville, Corcelles-près-Payerne, Rosé.

In fact is just grumbled a bit and had cleared off by 10 to 5.
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Old 14.06.2015, 18:43
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Forecast totally wrong for here. Supposed to be heavy rain this afternoon with thunderstorms. Just had one which grumbled a bit and then moved on and didn't rain at all. Meteocentrale is usually pretty good, but lately they and Meteosuisse have been useless for any accurate forecast here.
Local weather is difficult to predict with unstable conditions and so thunderstorms can generate very quickly without much warning.
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Old 14.06.2015, 18:46
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Re: Weather!

Watch the ants. If they proceed in an anticlockwise direction, the weather will be wet. If they proceed in a clockwise direction, the weather will be dry. If they do not proceed at all, they have all died and it is probably very cold or very hot.

I thought everybody knew this, but evidently not.

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Old 14.06.2015, 18:49
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Re: Weather!

If the ants are dead, it just means that they have been squashed by all the cows sitting down together, under trees.
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Can't you just look to see if they have their welly boots, moon boots or flip flops?
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Old 14.06.2015, 19:48
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Very bad here us and our neighbours have our cellars flooded we have the fire brigade here trying to pump the water out :O
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Old 14.06.2015, 20:02
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All quiet on the Western front
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Old 14.06.2015, 20:13
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Re: Weather!

has finally hit in Zürich. Ahhh nice and refreshing.

Sorry about the cellar, Sutter. Hope nothing too valuable was in there.
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Old 14.06.2015, 20:20
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Very bad here us and our neighbours have our cellars flooded we have the fire brigade here trying to pump the water out :O
Sorry to hear that Sutter. My cousin in the US had her house flooded a couple of years ago. They got everything back to normal, but got flooded again at the beginning of June. So it all has to be done again.
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Old 14.06.2015, 20:26
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has finally hit in Zürich. Ahhh nice and refreshing.

Sorry about the cellar, Sutter. Hope nothing too valuable was in there.
Thanks still flooded can't go downstairs. We have a very big cellar storage room, playroom with Xbox 3 beds lots of stuff etc. got to get in touch with the insurance dreading the damage the playroom is very big with a wooden floor, probably the wood is damaged
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Old 14.06.2015, 20:27
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Very bad here us and our neighbours have our cellars flooded we have the fire brigade here trying to pump the water out :O
Oh dear, hope you and the cellar are ok.

Nothing here, just a few rumbles of thunder earlier and some dark clouds.
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Old 14.06.2015, 20:37
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Oh dear, hope you and the cellar are ok.

Nothing here, just a few rumbles of thunder earlier and some dark clouds.
Thanks it's not stopped raining and thundering hope it stops soon need to get in the cellar to see the damage
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Old 15.06.2015, 10:59
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How are things this morning Sutter?
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Old 15.06.2015, 11:19
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Re: Weather!

I was midway through a MTB ride last yesterday afternoon when the temperature dropped, the wind picked up and I thought "Uh-oh". I managed to get under some shelter in Tafers before the hailstorm hit; big as marbles they were.
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Old 15.06.2015, 11:37
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Forecast totally wrong for here. Supposed to be heavy rain this afternoon with thunderstorms. Just had one which grumbled a bit and then moved on and didn't rain at all. Meteocentrale is usually pretty good, but lately they and Meteosuisse have been useless for any accurate forecast here.
The forecast was absolutely spot on here for both Saturday and Sunday here. They even got the timing of the storms to within about 15 minutes. The hailstones were anazing but fortunately didn't do any damage.

It is lovely and fresh and it did wonders for the garden but they can turn the tap off now.


Hope you've got your cellar sorted out Sutter. It's horrible when water gets in there, it happened to us once in Hanover and we had to bin loads of stuff.

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