This morning in Huntington at 8:00AM it’s currently 24 degrees under partly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 95%, dewpoint 22, barometric pressure 30.21” and rising slowly. We picked up 1.8” of new snow and have 3” at the stake. Yesterday’s high was 33, and the overnight low was 23.
High pressure will briefly crest over the North Country today bringing dry conditions and partly to mostly sunny skies. As the high shifts east into the Gulf of Maine tonight, a warm front will lift across the region out ahead of low pressure advancing from the Great Lakes. This low will bring increasing clouds, gusty winds, and intermittent light rain showers during the day Friday. A following cold front behind the low will bring gusty westerly winds and snow showers Friday afternoon. Drier weather is expected for Saturday, but a developing coastal low may bring widespread mixed precipitation to the region on Sunday. Stay tuned…
We’ll see mostly sunny skies today with a high near 38 and light and variable winds. Tonight should become cloudy with rain likely late. Lows will be around 37 with south winds 7 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60% with rainfall amounts of less than 1/10″ expected.
Friday should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of rain showers before 4:00pm, transitioning to snow showers in the afternoon as the aforementioned cold front swings through. Highs will top out near 40 in the late morning and drop through the afternoon with south winds around 16 mph becoming westerly in the afternoon. and gusting to 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50% with little or no snow accumulation expected. Friday night should be cloudy with a 30% chance of lingering snow showers. Lows will be around 21 with northwest winds 10 to 16 mph. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday’s looking mostly sunny with a high near 35 and west winds around 6 mph becoming light and variable. Saturday night should bring increasing clouds with a low around 26 and light south winds.
Last year on this date we had a high of 31 and a low of 7. We picked up 1.5″ of new snow and had 5.5″ at the stake.
Burlington averages for this date are a low of 30 and a high of 43.
The record low was 8 in 2018 (we had the aforementioned low of 7).
The record high was 62 in 1953.
Length of day: 9:24:35
Today will be 2:03 shorter than yesterday.
The Moon is a waning crescent, 23.7 days old with 33% illumination.
Meteor Shower Alert!
If you happen to have a glimpse of clear sky tonight between 11:00PM and 12:00AM EST, take a look to the southeast under the constellation Orion. The Alpha Monocerotids are expected to put on a brief but intense show tonight, with perhaps as many as 400 fireballs in a short hour. Here’s a locator chart. For more info, look here.