This morning in Huntington at 8:00AM it’s currently 9 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 90%, dewpoint 7, barometric pressure 30.37” and rising. We picked up 0.02” of rain, a thin layer of glaze and 1.5” of snow, and have 5” at the stake. Yesterday’s high was 40, and the overnight low was 7.
High pressure building into the Northeast this morning will provide us with tranquil weather conditions for the first half of the weekend with plentiful sunshine and highs in the low to mid 30s. Tonight, an area of low pressure moving well southeast of New England will bring light snow to mainly eastern and southern portions of Vermont with light accumulations likely. A significant warming trend is expected Monday through Wednesday of next week, along with increasing chances for rain. Near record highs are possible Tuesday into Wednesday, with highs well into the 50s and possibly lower 60s.
We’ll see sunny skies this morning becoming cloudy during the afternoon. Highs will be around 33F with south winds at 5 to 10 mph. Tonight should bring snow showers early south and east of the Greens, with a steadier snow developing late. Lows will be near 25F with SSW winds at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow is 80% with snow accumulations of 1″ to 3″ mostly in Rutland and Windsor counties.
Sunday should start out mostly cloudy then become partly cloudy in the afternoon. Highs will be around 36F with WNW winds at 10 to 15 mph. Sunday night should be mostly clear with lows around 24F and south winds at 5 to 10 mph.
Monday’s should start out mostly sunny in the morning then becoming cloudy with periods of rain later in the day. Highs will be around 43F with south winds at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Monday night rain is likely. Lows will be around 40F with south winds at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 90% with rainfall near a half an inch.
Last year on this date we had a high of 33 and a low of 10. We picked up 4.5″ of new snow and had 20″ at the stake.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 31 and lows of 13.
The record high was 53°F in 1981.
The record low was -21°F in 1963.
Length of Visible Light: 11h 33m
Length of Day: 10h 34m
Tomorrow will be 2 minutes 54 seconds longer
The Moon is a waxing crescent, 1.4 days old with 2% illumination.
About Today’s Photo:
Freeze-thaw, freeze-thaw, freeze-thaw… Seems to be our lot this winter. This sensitive fern seed frond emerges from the ice.
Panasonic GX8, Olympus 60mm macro lens, ISO 800, f/13, 1/200″ exposure.