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Topic # 88386 15-Aug-2011 11:23
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Man its cold. Its actually started snowing. Real snow! thats a first. Not quite at snowman level yet though :)

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  Reply # 506664 15-Aug-2011 11:32
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We live in Johnsonville, quite high up, so snow settled quite nicely, unlike in the Wellington CBD. Will post a couple of pictures soon...





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  Reply # 506671 15-Aug-2011 11:38
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  Reply # 506674 15-Aug-2011 11:39
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Wow Freitasm. Epic Pictures

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  Reply # 506679 15-Aug-2011 11:45
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We had some snow in Newmarket! It didn't settle on the ground but there were definitely a few flakes floating in the air.

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  Reply # 506687 15-Aug-2011 11:55
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Come on Auckland peeps, pics or it didnt happen ;)
Sleet is not snow btw ;)




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  Reply # 506690 15-Aug-2011 11:58
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SpookyAwol: Man its cold. Its actually started snowing. Real snow! thats a first. Not quite at snowman level yet though :)



About 10am we had heavy snow in New Plymouth. Snowed for about 30 minutes.  Never happened here before than anyone local can remember.  FANTASTIC!!  I can die happy now Laughing   (not that I plan on doing that anytime soon)




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  Reply # 506699 15-Aug-2011 12:10
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xpd: Come on Auckland peeps, pics or it didnt happen ;)
Sleet is not snow btw ;)

I don't think sleet floats, does it?

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  Reply # 506703 15-Aug-2011 12:16
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it snowed for about 5-10 minutes in Rotorua suburbs , first time for 30 years but then it stopped and 15 minutes later we had blue sky and light winds, confused the dog if nothing else



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  Reply # 506713 15-Aug-2011 12:47
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xpd: Come on Auckland peeps, pics or it didnt happen ;)
Sleet is not snow btw ;)


I tried to video it but it looked like rain. I guess you had to be there :) 

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  Reply # 506718 15-Aug-2011 12:53
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It was snowing quite hard here on the waterfront in Wellington. Nothing stayed though as it melted when it hit the ground. My phone cam isn't up to taking pictures of snow so no photos :(

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  Reply # 506724 15-Aug-2011 12:58
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bazzer: We had some snow in Newmarket! It didn't settle on the ground but there were definitely a few flakes floating in the air.


Looked more like hail and sleet from my window looking up kyber pass from broadway, but almost!

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  Reply # 506737 15-Aug-2011 13:11
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Another big shower about to hit Pukekohe. It was definitely snow last time. Will try and get the video camera out this time.




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  Reply # 506786 15-Aug-2011 13:51
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hairy1: Another big shower about to hit Pukekohe. It was definitely snow last time. Will try and get the video camera out this time.


I saw someones video of 'snow' in pukekohe on the herald website.

It was not snow.   It was a mix of sleety hail.

Snow floats on air currents.

I know snow, having lived in scandinavia.  

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