Snow in June

Snow on the mountains of Scotland in June, not unheard of, but quite a contrast to the warm spell that we saw at the end of May. Low Juliane is making her effects felt across the …

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A memorable April

The end of a quite spectacular sunny seven days in April, with today and maybe tomorrow to come, across much of the country. The northeast of Scotland saw another widespread frost inland, moderate in places like …

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Rain shadow magic

Estimates from weather radar suggest that there has between 60 to 75 mm of precipitation since midnight across the mountains of NW Scotland. The rain shadow effect has been in overdrive for much of the day …

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Make that four

This is the fourth day of sunshine and light winds across the Highlands, it’s been cold by night with frosts at night, but mild and sunny by day. It’s a real tonic after enduring such a …

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The Met Office have been quite good with their snow warnings over Scotland for the last couple of weeks but not so today.

Finally some snow in the dip

At last this morning a couple of centimetres has settled at all levels for a change, and for a time this part of Ross-shire resembles scenes on a Christmas card.

Impacts and probabilities of tomorrow’s snow

Now that we are less than 18 hours from the possibility of any snow falling, surely their mesoscale model which they run every hour, has now come up with a definitive answer about how much snow will fall?

The whites of its eyes

I can’t remember a month when it seems to have snowed in our part of the Highlands just about every other day, but any temporary covering of snow we did see never lasted for very long.

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