This morning in Huntington at 7:50AM it’s currently 18 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 94%, dewpoint 16, barometric pressure 29.68” and falling. We picked up 0.75” of snow and have 0.50” at the stake. Yesterday’s high was 31, and the overnight low was 16.
A closed upper low and a weak surface low pressure area over the eastern Great Lakes will bring periods of light snow to the region today through Saturday. An Arctic cold front will move south from Canada on Friday and will bring the coldest air of this “winter” season Friday through Sunday night with high temperatures only in the single digits above zero on Saturday and Sunday and below zero temperatures expected Saturday night.
We’ll see cloudy skies today with light snow likely mainly this morning. We could see additional snow accumulations of a dusting to 1″. Highs will be in the upper 20s with light and variable winds. Chance of snow is 60%. Tonight should be cloudy with a 40% chance of snow showers. Lows will be around 20 with light and variable winds.
Wednesday should be cloudy with snow showers likely mainly in the afternoon. We could see snow accumulations of a dusting to 2″. Highs will be in the lower 30s with light and variable winds. Chance of snow is 60%. Wednesday night should be cloudy with a 50% chance of snow showers. Lows will be around 15 with light and variable winds.
Thursday’s looking cloudy with a 50% chance of snow showers. Highs will be around 19 with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Thursday night should be partly cloudy with lows around zero.
Last year on this date we had a high of 23 and a low of 8. We picked up 0.50″ of new snow and had 20.75″ at the stake.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 29 and lows of 11.
The record high was 53°F in 1925.
The record low was -28°F in 1934.
Sunrise: 7:00 AM EST
Sunset: 5:12 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 11h 11m
Length of Day: 10h 11m
Tomorrow will be 2m43s longer.
The Moon is a waxing crescent, 22h old with 1% illumination.
Moonrise: 7:27 AM EST
Moonset: 6:47 PM EST
About Today’s Photo:
On our way down Mt. Philo on Sunday, we came across this stately “witness tree” sugar maple in a clearing along the road. It seemed as if the park caretakers had gone to special lengths to accommodate this giant, clearing the underbrush and removing competing trees from around it. “Witness trees” were often left by farmers to mark the edges or corners of property lines. I’d wager this tree was at least 200 years old.
Panasonic Lumix GM5, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 14mm, ISO 1600, f/8, 1/500″ exposure.