/ The weather is really shaping up!
All the snow and freeze/thaw cycles over the past week or so are leading to a great week of winter sport in a fortnight - fingers crossed!
Or am I reading it wrong?
Scotland that is, Glencoe area.
The long-term forecast is cautiously optimistic about 'colder than average' conditions towards the end of February, so you may well be right - it's certainly looking pretty good at the moment :-)
Oh I am fully aware of this, hence the fingers crossed line.
I've obviously given it the kiss of death as well, by stating that it's shaping up. ;-)
I'm choosing to ignore the mwis in favour of yr.no:
Much nicer forecast.
Little warmer now. Going up recently there appears to be quite a lot of snow and so I thought that a quick thaw would be useful, allow some more ice to form and set us up nicely for the next few weeks. My understanding of good weather for scottish winter isn't very good. This is only really my second season.
I'm not that experienced either, but they seem to be in favour of the weekend (partial) thaw, then refreeze, which sounds good to me!
Of course, I don't really trust any forecast beyond about two days.
a mate and I have just binned a long weekend on the basis of the forecast and snow reports. Looks like there's lots of windslab around, covered in fresh snow followed by rapid temperature rise. No thanks.
Are you at Rothiemurcus? The Joint Services mountain centre
Still looking like it's all setting up for a mammoth week - next week!
I can't believe that the week I choose is looking good!
*I know there's still a lot can happen twix now and next week, but, hey-ho!*
We're both in the same camp. Seriously hoping the weather will hold as I've booked next week to play in Glencoe. If it does hold it should be an excellent week :)
> We're both in the same camp. Seriously hoping the weather will hold as I've booked next week to play in Glencoe. If it does hold it should be an excellent week :)
Snap - we're staying in Ballachulish for the week. Can't wait!
This from the ususllly cautious MWIS, Up in Glen Affric next weekend, hope it holds!! Looking good.
Almost negligible precipitation across the mountains over the next week or possibly a fortnight. With high pressure persistent in the vicinity of Scotland, winds will often be light, and there will be periods when higher summits are above an inversion - in bright sunshine and outstandingly clear air. These conditions will be most widespread across the Scottish Highlands, particularly the northwest.
Have I mentioned that you're a git?
You're a git.
Have a great time!
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