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Severe Winter Forecast

#1 by astoness , Sun Sep 13, 2015 9:16 pm


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RE: SEVERE WINTER FORECAST

#2 by charliewag , Sun Sep 13, 2015 11:22 pm

Winter Draws On, it's going to be cold

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#3 by Voltman , Mon Sep 14, 2015 11:05 pm

Perhaps not as cold as our summer.


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#4 by astwood , Tue Sep 15, 2015 8:02 pm

What summer I must have dozed off and missed it


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RE: SEVERE WINTER FORECAST

#5 by astoness , Tue Sep 15, 2015 8:26 pm

Quote: astwood wrote in post #4
What summer I must have dozed off and missed it


exactly

talking winters i well remember the 62/63 one...great fun for us kids


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#6 by astwood , Tue Sep 15, 2015 8:29 pm

And me lyn i was working on a farm in Ruthin north wales
and we were digging sheep out of the snow drifts


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#7 by Sheldonboy , Tue Sep 15, 2015 8:29 pm

I remember in the Sixties Big Freeze as it was called, walking to school and my feet were so cold it was painful.


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RE: SEVERE WINTER FORECAST

#8 by astoness , Tue Sep 15, 2015 9:04 pm

yes it took a lot to close schools back in the day...these days we have 1 inch of snow and the country comes to a grinding halt...just hope they are prepared for this little lot if it happens...they have had enough warning..


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RE: SEVERE WINTER FORECAST

#9 by Slow Jo , Tue Sep 15, 2015 9:20 pm

The winter of 47 was really bad ,remember walking to school ,they reckon we had 6 foot of snow that winter ,it was piled so high i could'nt see over the top when on the pavement ,but the school still opened,and the milk and bread was still delivered, the horse and cart was left on the main road's and the stuff was carried down the side road's,that would'nt happen today.


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RE: SEVERE WINTER FORECAST

#10 by astoness , Tue Sep 15, 2015 9:38 pm

Quote: Slow Jo wrote in post #9
The winter of 47 was really bad ,remember walking to school ,they reckon we had 6 foot of snow that winter ,it was piled so high i could'nt see over the top when on the pavement ,but the school still opened,and the milk and bread was still delivered, the horse and cart was left on the main road's and the stuff was carried down the side road's,that would'nt happen today.


how right you are jo..i have read up a lot on the 47 winter...i remember the one of 62...we opened our front door and was met with a wall of snow from the drifts had to batter our way out..makes me think now how we got through it...just the coal fire downstairs in the front room...could not often afford coal to light the back room...no duvets back then..no carpet on the bedroom floors just lino..badly fitted windows..burst pipes in the kitchen...


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RE: SEVERE WINTER FORECAST

#11 by Slow Jo , Wed Sep 16, 2015 8:21 pm

Yes lyn it was a bad one,in 47 our mom put dad's old army great coat on our bed to help keep us warm ,and we all had our own stone hot water bottle,happy day's


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RE: SEVERE WINTER FORECAST

#12 by astoness , Wed Sep 16, 2015 8:39 pm

Quote: Slow Jo wrote in post #11
Yes lyn it was a bad one,in 47 our mom put dad's old army great coat on our bed to help keep us warm ,and we all had our own stone hot water bottle,happy day's



ive heard of using the old army coats many times jo...have to say they may have been tough days but happy days for us kids....of course it would have been our parents who had all the stresses of keeping us warm and fed..something i dont think we really realise until we are grown up ourselves...i have a lot to thank our mom and dad for thats for sure..


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RE: SEVERE WINTER FORECAST

#13 by Slow Jo , Wed Sep 16, 2015 8:53 pm

Same here lyn ,came home early from school one day ,saw mom wiping gravy on a plate ,when it came to dinner time she said, I had mine earlier,told dad what I saw ,he had a talk to mom about it ,but I copped it in the neck of her .After that we all sat down to dinner together every night.


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RE: SEVERE WINTER FORECAST

#14 by astoness , Wed Sep 16, 2015 9:01 pm

well at least it was a good ending jo...going back to this forecast i dont think it will happen they cant get it right for the next days forecast[Little LOL]


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RE: SEVERE WINTER FORECAST

#15 by Slow Jo , Wed Sep 16, 2015 9:06 pm

Definatly ,they are wrong more than they are right lately ,forcast heavy rain for us this afternoon ,it was a sunny nice one, wrong again,jan cussed as she had washing to peg out.but said she would do it in the morning.


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