Well at least that's a start I guess.I'm sure we'll get some ice soon, but isn't looking promising for a lot of it unfortunately :(If I get up in time, I might go do some inspecting closer to home tomorrow morning.
Dave, do you have any idea how thick that sheet of ice was?I'm just wondering how thick a sheet like that can get considering that it wasn't actually very cold in Alex last night (-3 deg. C according to the NIWA records).
Hmmmmm....does look like a shortened season..:-(Lets hope it just arrives with some big intensity....think the ground is still too warm at the moment, we need a big snowfall to cool everything down....keep up the good workCheersClive
You are right Clive - the warm ground! Still very soft - a few locals have commented that they were able to garden last weekend - usually they can't dig the ground at this time of the year!Ice was around 2mm thick (good for spider skating...). A good few hard frost would get it underway properly but the days just get too warm.