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  • Location: Cheltenham,Glos
  • Weather Preferences: Thunderstorms :D
  • Location: Cheltenham,Glos

http://nwstatic.co.uk/forum/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/cool.gif Welcome to the Storm Enthusiasts group. :D

This group is about any topic , you as a member would like to discuss about storms.
We will be featuring topics such as : Safety in storms, Old Weather lore and how the ancients predicted storms by nature, you can post up your storm videos and pictures you have taken. discuss storms in history and almost anything that you as a member would like to discuss.
This community group is also for the members who fear storms and would like to talk about their phobias.

Please do not confuse this with the storm convection thread this is more of an educational and fun group.


Have fun and thanks for dropping by :drunk:


Group Leaders: Jane Louise and Dogs42
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  • Location: south London
  • Location: south London

http://nwstatic.co.uk/forum/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/cool.gif

very nice......Could be a good topic this

now when are we going to get some of this Jane.....The pic was shot last year in a 4 hrs Ts on my old video camera...

I have upgraded and now have HD...Hence the poor quality

edit...thx Gmg.....Im addicted to lightning :D

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  • Location: Cheltenham,Glos
  • Weather Preferences: Thunderstorms :D
  • Location: Cheltenham,Glos

http://nwstatic.co.uk/forum/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/cool.gif

very nice......Could be a good topic this

Thank you dogs,I hope so . Now we need you to manage the videos and picture section if you'd like too :D

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  • Location: Castle Howard, North Yorkshire
  • Location: Castle Howard, North Yorkshire

http://nwstatic.co.uk/forum/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/cool.gif

very nice......Could be a good topic this

I had a feeling you would be interested in this one Dogs :D

Count me in too :(

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  • Location: Cheltenham,Glos
  • Weather Preferences: Thunderstorms :D
  • Location: Cheltenham,Glos

I'll join in here too if thats ok :(

Course you can Jan :) everybody is welcome :)

http://nwstatic.co.uk/forum/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/cool.gif

very nice......Could be a good topic this

now when are we going to get some of this Jane.....The pic was shot last year in a 4 hrs Ts on my old video camera...

I have upgraded and now have HD...Hence the poor quality

edit...thx Gmg.....Im addicted to lightning :D

Lol Im hoping we will get some storms this weekend and that picture is very good and just what I'm hoping we will all see on possibly Sunday lol.

Keep posting those lightning pics up they are really good.I would love to capture a lightning shot, but I would need to learn,thats where you come in dogs lol

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  • Location: south London
  • Location: south London

I would like to say I have in fact a phobia of lightning....No truthfully.....Just like roller coasters....Im terrified but thats the reason I chase them because of the fear factor....

I have had a few close calls like about 40ft over my head caught on camera......And I always say Im never doing this again...But time after time Im back chasing them...Crazy I know

Edit.Jane I cheated....I used many video cameras...Only lately Ive turned to SLR cameras..

At least with video you have a good chance of the capture....And also you can play around with the time frames..

Ive just upgraded to FHD ...a 4GB ULTRA GIVES only 30 mins of quality film...I would start with video Jane and work your way up with camera and software...

I use (software)Video mach,Pinnacle,Adobe prem

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  • Location: Cheltenham,Glos
  • Weather Preferences: Thunderstorms :D
  • Location: Cheltenham,Glos

I would like to say I have in fact a phobia of lightning....No truthfully.....Just like roller coasters....Im terrified but thats the reason I chase them because of the fear factor....

I have had a few close calls like about 40ft over my head caught on camera......And I always say Im never doing this again...But time after time Im back chasing them...Crazy I know

Gosh dogs,You know I never knew you were scared of lightning.I am a little too lol but I find it very fascinating.

Welcome as a leader to the storms enthusiasts club.I know you will do well http://nwstatic.co.uk/forum/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/cool.gif

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  • Location: Eastbourne, East Sussex (work in Mid Sussex)
  • Location: Eastbourne, East Sussex (work in Mid Sussex)

very nice......Could be a good topic this

Can't see there will be much of interest to me here........ http://nwstatic.co.uk/forum/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/cool.gif

Owww where shall we start?

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  • Location: south London
  • Location: south London

Can't see there will be much of interest to me here........ http://nwstatic.co.uk/forum/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/laugh.gif

Owww where shall we start?

we should start at...How good really was the East storms this year...I have been dying to see more videos....

Truly Coast how good was they

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  • Location: Eastbourne, East Sussex (work in Mid Sussex)
  • Location: Eastbourne, East Sussex (work in Mid Sussex)

we should start at...How good really was the East storms this year...I have been dying to see more videos....

Truly Coast how good was they

Well perhaps this needs a thread of its own? Not sure what the etiquette is for starting sub topics in this new main area, some guidance please?

Also I would like to start a sub-topic on the accuracy of LRF TStorm forecasting, what people use + how far in advance you can start thinking about storm probabilities. Again more guidance on posting please and we can get up and running!

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  • Location: south London
  • Location: south London

This one was in Greece 2005(Thessalonica)

I have at least 200 collected maybe more since 1990....But some are poor quality as the cameras wasnt that good then

ps..I wont post anymore up for a while let someone else post http://nwstatic.co.uk/forum/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/laugh.gif

sound very interesting Coast...Up to Jane shes now a leader of this thread.But sounds good mate

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  • Location: south London
  • Location: south London

Well perhaps this needs a thread of its own? Not sure what the etiquette is for starting sub topics in this new main area, some guidance please?

Also I would like to start a sub-topic on the accuracy of LRF TStorm forecasting, what people use + how far in advance you can start thinking about storm probabilities. Again more guidance on posting please and we can get up and running!

Im not sure Coast but I think you can mention anything about storms..LRF..ECT..

Coast making a topic on your subject

edit its up

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  • Location: Warminster, Wiltshire
  • Location: Warminster, Wiltshire

:) Cool idea Jane!

When I've more time, this evening maybe, I might post up some of my storm memories from childhood right up to the last one a fortnight ago - obviously not every storm though http://nwstatic.co.uk/forum/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/laugh.gif !!

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  • Location: Cheltenham,Glos
  • Weather Preferences: Thunderstorms :D
  • Location: Cheltenham,Glos

Welcome Geordie snow and Andy and anybody else I haven't mentioned lol. http://nwstatic.co.uk/forum/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/laugh.gif

Look forward to hearing about your memories of storms Andy. :)

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  • Location: Morecambe
  • Location: Morecambe

Hi Gordie and Stu...And Andy.my god its a family http://nwstatic.co.uk/forum/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/laugh.gif

I really would be frustrated if thats the case up North...I would have to move..honest

It would be nicer to live in a place where storms are more frequent but at least in winter i am in one of the best locations in Northerlies and Easterlies set ups. I also prefer snow to storms anyway. :)

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  • Location: south London
  • Location: south London

It would be nicer to live in a place where storms are more frequent but at least in winter i am in one of the best locations in Northerlies and Easterlies set ups. I also prefer snow to storms anyway. http://nwstatic.co.uk/forum/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/laugh.gif

I cant get enough of them.....My ambition is to emigrate one day with lovely sunshine and regular storms.....S,France or N,Spain...Usa wont have me :)

I could marry someone in Tornadoe Alley..thats one route..lol

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  • Location: Stanley, County Durham.
  • Weather Preferences: Anything Extreme!
  • Location: Stanley, County Durham.

I think i'll have to join this one!

Don't get much up here, but next year i'm going on the storm chase so I can't wait for that. It should make up for the last few years here, see you there dogs!

Last great storm I had was 31 August 05, quite a good one 11 September 06 but nothing memorable since.

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