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Tag Archives: WOW
New Weather Observations Website
The ‘Weather Observations Website‘ (WOW) is a platform that enables anyone to get involved and submit, share and visualise their weather observations. WOW was launched in 2011 and since then we’ve received over 850 million observations from 200 countries around … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Met Office, observations, rain, snow, temperature, UK, weather, weather forecasting, weather stations, wind, WOW Comments Off on New Weather Observations Website
How do we measure snow?
Here at the Met Office, we’re already being asked if it’s going to be a White Christmas and there’s always a lot of interest in snow. It’s too early to give forecasts that far ahead, forecasting snow is – after … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged cold, cold weather, freezing, frost, ice, Met Office, observations, sleet, snow, snowfall, weather, White Christmas, WOW 7 Comments
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