Friday, February 10, 2012
This morning in Huntington at 6:35AM it’s currently 20 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 90%, dewpoint 18, barometric pressure 30.04″ and steady. 24hr high was 42, low 20. We have a spotty 2.5″ of snow at the stake.
High pressure will continue to dominate the region today. We’ll see clear in the morning becoming partly cloudy later in the day. Highs will top out around 41°F with light winds. The first of two weekend cold fronts will move in tonight bringing overcast skies with a chance of snow. Lows will be around 16°F. Chance of snow is 40% with accumulations up to 1″ possible.
Saturday should be overcast with a chance of snow in the morning, then mostly cloudy. Highs will be around 27°F with winds from the NNW at 5-10 mph. Chance of snow is 50% with accumulations up to 1″ possible Saturday morning. Saturday night should be partly cloudy and chilly with lows of 0°F and winds from the NW at 5-10 mph.
Sunday’s looking mostly cloudy in the morning, then partly cloudy. Highs will only reach to around 12°F as a second round of arctic air moves through. Winds will be from the WNW at 10-25 mph gusting to 35 mph and bringing windchill values down into the negative range. Bundle up if you’re going out! Sunday night should be overcast with a chance of snow. Lows will be around 5°F with winds from the WNW at 10-25 mph.
Last year on this date we had a high of 21 and a low of -2. We had 25″ of snow on the ground.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 28°F and lows of 9°F.
Record high was 46°F in 1925.
Record low was -26°F in 1948.
Sunrise: 6:59 AM EST
Sunset: 5:13 PM EST
Length Of Visible Light: 11h 14m
Length of Day: 10h 13m
Tomorrow will be 2m 45s longer.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 18d 4h old with 91% illumination.
Moonrise: 8:59 PM EST
Moonset: 7:57 AM EST
A note about my snowpack measurements: As some of you have pointed out, there’s hardly any snow around here especially anywhere the sun hits. Our snow stake is located in the sheltered north side of our house so it tends to hold snow longer than most places on our property. Now ya know!