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Old 05.12.2011, 11:20
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It's snowing!

I live at an elevation of 900 meters and it's snowing!

The ground is white,
the bell ringers are here
Gone is the drought,
Christmas is near!

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Old 05.12.2011, 11:23
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I live at an elevation of 900 meters and it's snowing!

The ground is white,
the bell ringers are here
Gone is the draught,
Christmas is near!

PS: And if any of you dare to complain about the snow, I'll report you to the authorities. :-) You may, however, moan about my poem.
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Old 05.12.2011, 12:08
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Re: It's snowing!

It wasn't snowing at 900m when we left this morning!

It was bloody chilly though - and raining - and I know it is expected today and tomorrow.

Yay

Here comes winter

Good job I bought a nice pair of snow-shoe trousers on Saturday
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It wasn't snowing at 900m when we left this morning!

It was bloody chilly though - and raining - and I know it is expected today and tomorrow.

Yay

Here comes winter

Good job I bought a nice pair of snow-shoe trousers on Saturday
In my area, the snow started falling around 9.30. The Wetterfrösche are jumping with joy.
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Old 05.12.2011, 12:12
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Re: It's snowing!

We're also at 900m and we've only got rain The snow is at about 1100m here.
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Old 05.12.2011, 12:13
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Re: It's snowing!

The little one's been asking when it's going to snow; drove up to Ste-Croix (1050m) in the rain Saturday afternoon and she got to see it shift to snow . Didn't stick but still first snow is first snow. How cold is it there Oly?- it's ~11C warm in Nyon.
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Re: It's snowing!

I just been for my run and it snowed/sleeted then rained and I am cold and wet. Now I'm back the sun is shining.
I really hope we get the snow here soon, though pleeease not in England. We're going home for Christmas and the past two years have been a big scarey nightmare trying to travel around between relatives' homes.
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The little one's been asking when it's going to snow; drove up to Ste-Croix (1050m) in the rain Saturday afternoon and she got to see it shift to snow . Didn't stick but still first snow is first snow. How cold is it there Oly?- it's ~11C warm in Nyon.
It's 3C here.
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PS: And if any of you dare to complain about the snow, I'll report you to the authorities. :-) You may, however, moan about my poem.
Hate to moan , but don't you mean drought not draught? Saying that though, it has been pretty draughty around here this past day or so.
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Re: It's snowing!

Thanks for the weather report.

The poem is crap.

Suggest you stick to meteorological reports without any rhyming involved.
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Thanks for the weather report.
To this sarcastic comment I must retort
The poem is crap.
Assassin's a sap
An ausländer the Swiss will deport

Suggest you stick to meteorological reports without any rhyming involved.
ha ha..... I couldn't resist
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ha ha..... I couldn't resist
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Re: It's snowing!

It is actually sunny here in Allschwil and it stopped raining
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Re: It's snowing!

This is the area I was running in yesterday - and there wasn't any on the ground yesterday!!



Route: Amden - Chapf (Yes up that steep path) - Arvenbuhl - Altschen - Tal - Rueb - Holxli - Amden
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Re: It's snowing!

A few fluffy flakes falling at 950m in the Jura.

Edit - now falling thick and fluffy and fast and settling.

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Re: It's snowing!

I am working in St Gallen today (my office must be >750m) and it snowed a lot this morning - didn't really settle as the ground was too warm. Can't wait for more!
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Re: It's snowing!

It was sleeting for a couple of minutes in Zurich. Brr.
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Re: It's snowing!

Down on the other side of the lake we actually got some hail / graupel for a while this morning.

...or hang on, is that what you americans call sleet (so we're really talking about the same thing?)
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Down on the other side of the lake we actually got some hail / graupel for a while this morning.

...or hang on, is that what you americans call sleet (so we're really talking about the same thing?)

sleet is just really wet snow, not hail
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