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Storm Ciara

Post by slogen51 » Sat Feb 08, 2020 2:36 pm

Expecting gusts of up to 60 mph in Norfolk from mid night tonight and up to 80 mph on the South coast

Might be worth making sure any loose items in the garden are put away this afternoon.

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Re: Storm Ciara

Post by H.A.Bucken » Sat Feb 08, 2020 2:49 pm

Aye, unless ya trampoline's filed a plan!
There's up to twenty warnings on 'National Rail' and by the time I'm back on my concession on Monday I expect plenty of damage to overheads (the wonders of electrification), landslides and trees across the pw.
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Re: Storm Ciara

Post by slogen51 » Sat Feb 08, 2020 7:12 pm

We had some quite high winds last month and our bin nearly went Woodly Dover

I assume the tankers at Mildenhall have been parked into the wind.

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Re: Storm Ciara

Post by Blackcat1 » Sat Feb 08, 2020 10:22 pm

darn hammering down out there, winds picked up too, neighbours are on nights, and their cats have taken refuge with me ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿฑ๐Ÿ˜บ
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Re: Storm Ciara

Post by Morseman » Sun Feb 09, 2020 9:19 am

Good site for wind speed etc https://www.xcweather.co.uk/

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Re: Storm Ciara

Post by Bobcode » Sun Feb 09, 2020 9:55 am

Why do we give these storms names ? we give pets names, not like we are welcoming a friend ๐Ÿ™„

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Re: Storm Ciara

Post by baz1 » Sun Feb 09, 2020 10:34 am

two dead fence panels in next doors garden and the other side garden a trampoline vertical against the fence!

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Re: Storm Ciara

Post by James Cutting » Sun Feb 09, 2020 11:13 am

Bobcode wrote: โ†‘
Sun Feb 09, 2020 9:55 am
Why do we give these storms names ? we give pets names, not like we are welcoming a friend ๐Ÿ™„
Copying the Americans again :lol: Not like our storms are like theirs!!
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Re: Storm Ciara

Post by James Cutting » Sun Feb 09, 2020 11:13 am

Blackcat1 wrote: โ†‘
Sat Feb 08, 2020 10:22 pm
darn hammering down out there, winds picked up too, neighbours are on nights, and their cats have taken refuge with me ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿฑ๐Ÿ˜บ
Do they live up to your username? ;) :lol:
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Re: Storm Ciara

Post by Blackcat1 » Sun Feb 09, 2020 11:36 am

No mate ones a tabby and the other is black & white ๐Ÿ˜Š my name comes from my favourite Jaguar callsign and my old cat was called Blackie ๐Ÿ˜‹
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Re: Storm Ciara

Post by James Cutting » Sun Feb 09, 2020 1:24 pm

Very nice :D Ah I thought it might be to do with the Jags, like that ;)

Wind really picking up here too now :O
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Re: Storm Ciara

Post by Blackcat1 » Sun Feb 09, 2020 2:41 pm

Been awake since 2am, the wind has been awful ! And I'm not talking about indigestion!! ๐Ÿ˜Š
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Re: Storm Ciara

Post by slogen51 » Sun Feb 09, 2020 3:51 pm

The wind has been blowing constantly at about 40 mph and gusting to 50+ all day here in West Norfolk

Three trees are swaying like the Anfield Kop and now the rain is absolutely torrential - it feels like Scotland in the spring!

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Re: Storm Ciara

Post by eagle driver » Mon Feb 10, 2020 4:54 am

Highest wind speed recorded yesterday was 94 mph according to one of the News channels certainly felt like it at times sitting in my apartment on top of the hill .
The local internet information service advising of around 15 trees down in the immediate area so the rush hour will be interesting at least .
Thinks I will stay in bed.

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Re: Storm Ciara

Post by Blackcat1 » Mon Feb 10, 2020 9:49 am

Next doors trees are down , lucky we had ours cut back in the summer !
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Re: Storm Ciara

Post by James Cutting » Mon Feb 10, 2020 10:07 am

I see Duxford's Airspace hangar took a battering again, with damage and insulation exposed. Happened not that long ago, 2014 I think they had a similar issue.
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Re: Storm Ciara

Post by Proteus » Mon Feb 10, 2020 5:31 pm

Highest wind speed in Suffolk was recorded at Lakenheath at 70 mph.

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Re: Storm Ciara

Post by Blackcat1 » Mon Feb 10, 2020 6:33 pm

Thats why there were no Eagles up!!!? ๐Ÿ˜‚
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Re: Storm Ciara

Post by Nighthawke » Mon Feb 10, 2020 10:11 pm

Also helped knock the power out to parts of the area! Not just isolated to Lakenheath of course.

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