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Old 12.01.2011, 16:58
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When is the snow coming back?

I am a little upset with this weather... I thought it was meant to snow in the middle of winter in Zürich? All our snow has melted away and there is new growth on my rose bushes.

OK, I have only been here a year but it is still very novel for me to look out the window and see snow.
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Old 12.01.2011, 17:00
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Re: When is the snow coming back?

We had quite a bit yesterday and last night but we are on the Jura at 1200m
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Old 12.01.2011, 17:03
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Re: When is the snow coming back?

I love it when there is no snow. blech. keep it in the Mountains.
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Old 12.01.2011, 17:04
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Re: When is the snow coming back?

In Zurich I'm fairly accustomed to having little to no snow over the winter. It was very shocking to have so much for so long over the holidays
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Re: When is the snow coming back?

We have 10 seasons here in my little corner of Switzerland, not the usual four. We have:

Spring.
Mud Season.
Summer.
Mud Season.
Autumn.
Mud Season.
Winter.
Mud Season.
2nd Winter.
Mud Season.

We are now in the January mud season.

Snow will return February-ish, or on the next day you have to drive on a narrow winding road at the edge of a steep ravine. Or the day after the cantonal salt reserves run out.
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Re: When is the snow coming back?

The snow is the only thing that makes the grey skies bearable.


Mind you, I can't stand that slushy crap !!!


I was told this winter was to be the coldest in 5 years. WTF ???

If these temps keep up, we will need negative a million temperatures just to get the average down.


I say "Bring back the Snow !!!!"
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Old 12.01.2011, 17:36
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Re: When is the snow coming back?

I hate that white shit. Why do you think I left Canada? If someone told me that I would be here after a few years, I wouldn't have believe you.

Anyway, I am more concerned about the sun! Where is that $%?&&% ?

You have one day of sun and one week of grey. Don't make the mistake to show the sun two days in a row, you'll go mental with 2 freaking weeks of rain and grey.

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Old 12.01.2011, 17:38
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Re: When is the snow coming back?

According to accuweather, its supposed to return next Monday!

http://www.accuweather.com/en-us/ch/.../forecast.aspx

It better.
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I hate that white shit. Why do you think I left Canada?
HA HA HA HA HA !!!!!!

Now that's funny.


I moved here for "that white shit".
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Old 12.01.2011, 17:53
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I I am more concerned about the sun! Where is that $%?&&% ?
Ticino. Sunny, blue skies, temps above 10C!

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Old 12.01.2011, 17:55
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I hate that white shit. Why do you think I left Canada? If someone told me that I would be here after a few years, I wouldn't have believe you.

Anyway, I am more concerned about the sun! Where is that $%?&&% ?

You have one day of sun and one week of grey. Don't make the mistake to show the sun two days in a row, you'll go mental with 2 freaking weeks of rain and grey.


Nil, if it helps, apparently we're to expect things to be beautiful this coming weekend: Basel, 10-day forecast
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Nil, if it helps, apparently we're to expect things to be beautiful this coming weekend: Basel, 10-day forecast
Great, now we are not going to see the sun until June!

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Re: When is the snow coming back?

For a long time looks like a sunny ski-touring weekend ahead
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I am a little upset with this weather... I thought it was meant to snow in the middle of winter in Zürich? All our snow has melted away and there is new growth on my rose bushes.

OK, I have only been here a year but it is still very novel for me to look out the window and see snow.
the snow can return any time between now and mid-May !
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Re: When is the snow coming back?

I love snow. Not the UK style rubbish- which is what we have now in the Jura (at 950m) - I want loads of the fluffy, twinkly, squeaky white stuff - lots of powder to have fun with. Cross-country, downhill and (discussing this today made me determined) snowboarding. Anyway off to Nendaz/Verbier soon with some UK friends- hopefully will be plenty there.
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Old 12.01.2011, 22:40
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Re: When is the snow coming back?

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I love snow. Not the UK style rubbish- which is what we have now in the Jura (at 950m) - I want loads of the fluffy, twinkly, squeaky white stuff - lots of powder to have fun with. Cross-country, downhill and (discussing this today made me determined) snowboarding. Anyway off to Nendaz/Verbier soon with some UK friends- hopefully will be plenty there.
I love snow as well and am always game for a snowball fight .

With all this talk of it returning, it seems like I put my tank-grrrrl snow boots away too soon .
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Re: When is the snow coming back?

Maybe if someone grows up with 4 months of snow non stop up to 5 meters where you don't see much of houses.... Maybe that make you hate it!
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Maybe if someone grows up with 4 months of snow non stop up to 5 meters where you don't see much of houses.... Maybe that make you hate it!
I have a sister like you in Montreal - I have never seen snow here like she has
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Maybe if someone grows up with 4 months of snow non stop up to 5 meters where you don't see much of houses.... Maybe that make you hate it!
Well you get warm weather for 4 months id assume. Do you hate that too?
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Maybe if someone grows up with 4 months of snow non stop up to 5 meters where you don't see much of houses.... Maybe that make you hate it!
No, no - I was born and bred here in the Jura - and this is why I LOVE it!
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