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Old Sep 11th 2012, 9:39 am
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Well we have a Wain and a Scorching thread so why not Hail?

Don't know what it's like elsewhere but we have had on-off hailstorms since about 5pm today.
It's bloody noisy on the metal roof
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Old Sep 11th 2012, 9:45 am
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From last weeks little weather adventure, our car has about 50 little dints. What's next?
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Old Sep 11th 2012, 10:10 am
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We've had it over the last 2 days. Teachers at school even let the kids out in it , I'm like, no you come in when it starts doing that, kids just laughed at me.
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Old Sep 11th 2012, 10:31 am
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We stayed inside and marvelled at how quickly it fell and how noisy it was. Still got a smattering of frozen hail on our picnic table.

By the way can everyone see the off white 'hail' in my first post? I was trying to be clever and match the colour to the weather type
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Old Sep 11th 2012, 10:33 am
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We've not had any serious haily stuff for a while, but the few times we have it has been ferocious and it has settled in big drifts like snow.
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thank god there's none up here! has turned a tad chilly though and I even got the hot water bottle back out again last night. i thought it was supposed to be spring?! urgh!
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Old Sep 12th 2012, 3:35 am
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Well after a freezing cold haily night and a rainy cold grey morning we now have blue skies and sun here in Chch. I'm in a T shirt
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Originally Posted by Persephone View Post
Well after a freezing cold haily night and a rainy cold grey morning we now have blue skies and sun here in Chch. I'm in a T shirt
I got caught at 06:30 this morning with the dogs, but it didn't last
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Snow on the farm at Taihape and I heard the desert road is/was closed.
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Old Sep 17th 2012, 1:21 am
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I was at the tyre shop just now and there was a completely munted bent alloy wheel on the floor. Apparently the driver span the car on Ngauranga Gorge in the hail the other day, hit a rock with that wheel then holed the other front tyre on the other side. Scary!
Car undamaged though, driver okay.
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