This morning in Huntington at 7:30AM it’s currently 22 degrees and snowing lightly under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 88%, dewpoint 19, barometric pressure 29.92” and rising rapidly. We picked up 0.50” of snow overnight and have 1” at the stake. Yesterday’s high was 32, and the overnight low was 22.
There is a Winter Storm Warning in effect (!!!) from 1 am Tuesday to 7 PM EST
Wednesday. Get your snow shovels ready!
Weak high pressure will crest over the region today with any morning light snow showers ending and seasonably cold temperatures expected. A two phase low pressure system will track across the region on Tuesday bringing modest snowfall, then backing and intensify to our northeast on Wednesday and bringing
a more widespread moderate to locally heavy snowfall Wednesday. We could see a two day total of 6″-10″ in our area. Behind this system, a cold airmass settles into the region keeping temperatures below seasonal norms into Friday before temperatures moderate just a bit by next weekend.
Any snow this morning will give way to partly cloudy skies this afternoon. Highs will be near 25F with north winds at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow is 100% the snow accumulations of less than one inch. Tonight should be cloudy with snow showers developing after midnight. Lows will be around 16F with ESE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow is 50% with snow accumulations of less than one inch.
Tuesday should be cloudy and snowy. Highs will be around 35F with SE winds at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow is 100% with snow accumulations of 3″ to 5″. Snow showers will continue into Tuesday night and become steadier overnight. Lows will be around 18F with west winds at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow is 70% with snow accumulations of 1″ to 3″.
Wednesday, heavier snow during the morning will taper to snow showers during the afternoon. Highs will be around 21F with WNW winds at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow is 70% with 1″ to 3″ of snow expected. Wednesday night should bring scattered lingering snow showers during the evening, then become partly to mostly cloudy overnight. Lows will drop to around 6F with west winds at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow is 40%.
Last year on this date we had a high of 28 and a low of 7. We picked up 0.50″ of new snow and had 1.75″ at the stake.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 35 and lows of 21.
The record high was 61°F in 1966.
The record low was -13°F in 1958.
Length of Visible Light: 10h 1m
Length of Day: 8h 54m
Tomorrow will be 0 minutes 45 seconds shorter
The Moon is a waning crescent, 23 days old with 39% illumination.
About Today’s Photo:
A light morning snowfall turns a dried Queen Anne’s lace seed head into a basket of snow. The morning sun behind lights the scene.
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro lens, ISO 800, f/3.3, 1/4000″ exposure.