This morning in Huntington at 7:00AM it’s currently 28 degrees and snowing lightly under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 88%, dewpoint 25, barometric pressure 29.77” and rising. We picked up 2.5” of new snow overnight and have 16” at the stake. Yesterday’s high was 38, and the overnight low was 28.
A northwesterly airflow aloft is developing over the region this morning and this will bring drier weather and below normal temperatures to the area through Wednesday. We’ll see mostly cloudy skies this morning, then partly sunny skies later in the day. Highs will be in the mid 30s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Tonight should be mostly clear and cool with lows around 15 and north winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.
Wednesday should be mostly sunny with highs in the lower 30s and northwest winds around 10 mph. Wednesday night should be mostly clear and seasonable with lows in the lower 20s and northwest winds around 10 mph.
A warm front will lift through the region on Thursday bringing mostly cloudy skies with 30% a chance of rain or snow. Highs will be in the mid to upper 40s with south winds 10 to 15 mph. A low pressure system will move through Thursday night bringing rain. Lows will be in the lower 40s. Chance of rain is 70%.
Last year on this date we had a high of 34 and a low of 29. We picked up 0.13″ of rain and had 17″ of snow on the ground.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 47 and lows of 29.
The record high was 84°F in 1998.
The record low was 2°F in 1954.
Sunrise: 6:35 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:17 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 13h 40m
Length of Day: 12h 42m
Tomorrow will be 3m3s longer.
The Moon is waxing gibbous, 11d 1h old with 86% illumination.
Moonrise: 3:52 PM EDT
Moonset: 4:40 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
I saw this “sapsicle” from a distance while out shooting the other day. I wasn’t quite sure what it was until I got in close. Chilly morning air had allowed the flowing sap to form a fine (and mildly sweet!) icicle hanging from a small scar on the branch.