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Old 12.10.2017, 13:32
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Hurricane Ophelia


Brace for impact. A Hurricane does not follow protocol and is heading for Europe

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/graphics_at2...?cone#contents
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Old 12.10.2017, 13:34
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Brace for impact. A Hurricane does not follow protocol and is heading for Europe

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/graphics_at2...?cone#contents
The UK road system will be prepared...
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Re: Hurricane Ophelia

Apparently to us (CH) it‘ll bring a lovely autumnal weather.
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Old 12.10.2017, 14:33
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Re: Hurricane Ophelia

It won’t affect CH and Englishforum.
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It won’t affect CH and Englishforum.
In regards to EF it wouldn‘t be a bad idea..... blow out some cobwebs and a few trolls and the like ..... I‘d quite like that actually
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Re: Hurricane Ophelia

For those, like me who did not get Rob's reference.

Here the forecast by Michael Fish 15th October 1987
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_...the_Met_Office



Here what happend next:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Storm_of_1987


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Re: Hurricane Ophelia

Can't seem to find anything about Hurricane Ophelia on the BBC site, other than a reference - apparently removed - that it's tail-end will batter London (source). Perhaps they're avoiding the issue entirely this time!
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Re: Hurricane Ophelia

You can watch her approach here: https://earth.nullschool.net/#curren...8.18,34.74,520
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Old 12.10.2017, 17:05
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In regards to EF it wouldn‘t be a bad idea..... blow out some cobwebs and a few trolls and the like ..... I‘d quite like that actually
Ok. Then I will stop making some more weather forecasts ...
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Ok. Then I will stop making some more weather forecasts ...
LOL jaceck not you.....

You could travel with me in my yellow Tardis, you know the one you gifted to me, until Ophelia has passed through Europe
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Old 12.10.2017, 17:31
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LOL jaceck not you.....

You could travel with me in my yellow Tardis, you know the one you gifted to me, until Ophelia has passed through Europe
To your service Mme EastEnder(s) activating Tardis...
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Re: Hurricane Ophelia

Ophelia Balls..was it a bart to mo prank call or someone else..probably too risque for Simpsons
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Old 12.10.2017, 21:20
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Can't seem to find anything about Hurricane Ophelia on the BBC site, other than a reference - apparently removed - that it's tail-end will batter London (source). Perhaps they're avoiding the issue entirely this time!
Perhaps the truth would be too hard to handle.
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Old 13.10.2017, 10:47
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Re: Hurricane Ophelia

Now category 2

Moving very slowly and now expected to drop down to a "tropical storm" before reaching Ireland.
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Old 13.10.2017, 11:25
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Now category 2

Moving very slowly and now expected to drop down to a "tropical storm" before reaching Ireland.
Never thought I'd see "tropical" and "Ireland" in the same sentence.
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Re: Hurricane Ophelia

Strengthened briefly to Category 3 before dropping back to 2! This has caused some rethinking as it was thought the Atlantic in this area was not warm enough for the hurricane to strengthen.

Ophelia is the farthest east that a major hurricane has ever been in the Atlantic.

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Strengthened briefly to Category 3 before dropping back to 2! This has caused some rethinking as it was thought the Atlantic in this area was not warm enough for the hurricane to strengthen.

Ophelia is the farthest east that a major hurricane has ever been in the Atlantic.

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Don´t global warming models predict this?
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Never thought I'd see "tropical" and "Ireland" in the same sentence.
You definitely need to go out more.
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