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Saturday, April 25, 2015

Larch buds and a new cone popping

Larch buds and a new cone popping

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:35AM it’s currently 32 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 74%, dewpoint 25, barometric pressure 29.82”. Yesterday’s high was 35, and the overnight low was 32.

Forecast:

If yesterday’s weather suited you, then you’re in luck because today is going to be nearly identical. The stubborn low pressure system over Maine continues to circulate damp chilly air across the region. We’ll see cloudy skies with chance of snow or rain showers this morning, then a chance of rain showers this afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 40s—perhaps a bit warmer than yesterday—with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Tonight should be cloudy with a 40% chance of rain showers mainly until midnight. Lows will be in the mid 30s with northwest winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.

Sunday should be cloudy with a 40% chance of rain showers. Highs will be in the lower 50s with light and variable winds, becoming northerly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Sunday night should be mostly cloudy with a 40% chance of showers. Lows will be in the upper 30s with northwest winds around 10 mph.

Monday rain showers are likely. Highs will be in the lower 50s with north winds around 10 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Chance of rain is 60%. Monday night should be mostly cloudy with a 40% chance of showers. Lows will be in the upper 30s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 57 and a low of 25.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 60 and lows of 38.
The record high was 86°F in 2009 (we had a high of 86).
The record low was 20°F in 1919.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:52 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:48 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 58m
Length of Day: 13h 56m
Tomorrow will be 2m46s longer.

The Moon is a waxing crescent, 6d 16h old with 45% illumination.
Moonrise: 11:48 AM EDT
Moonset: 1:32 AM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

The larch in our front field is budding and setting a new cone as well.

Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro lens, ISO 1600, f/13, 1/500″ exposure.

Friday, April 24, 2015

This morning's light covering of snow will not deter the daffodils!

This morning’s light covering of snow will not deter the daffodils!

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:55AM it’s currently 32 degrees under overcast skies. A few lazy snowflakes are drifting down. Relative humidity is 83%, dewpoint 28, barometric pressure 29.78” and rising. We picked up 0.02” of rain and 1.25” of snow overnight. Yesterday’s high was 42, and the overnight low was 30.

Forecast:

The stubborn low pressure system that’s been bringing us our current round of cool and damp weather is parked over Maine this morning and will continue to rotate more of the same into our region for the next couple of days. We’ll see cloudy skies with a 50% chance of snow or rain showers this morning, then a chance of rain showers this afternoon. Highs will be in the lower 40s again today with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Tonight should be cloudy with a 50% chance of rain or snow showers until midnight, then a chance of snow showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

Saturday should be cloudy with a chance of snow or rain showers in the morning, then a chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 40s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Saturday night should be mostly cloudy with a 40% chance of rain showers. Lows will be in the mid 30s with northwest winds around 10 mph.

Sunday’s looking partly sunny with a 40% chance of rain showers. Highs will be in the lower 50s with northwest winds around 10 mph. Sunday night should be partly cloudy with a 40% chance of showers. Lows will be in the mid 30s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 51 and a low of 32. We picked up 0.03″ of rain.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 59 and lows of 38.
The record high was 80°F in 2001.
The record low was 23°F in 1930.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:53 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:47 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 55m
Length of Day: 13h 53m
Tomorrow will be 2m48s longer.

The Moon is a waxing crescent, 5d 16h old with 35% illumination.
Moonrise: 10:50 AM EDT
Moonset: 12:51 AM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

One of the clumps of emerging daffodils by the side of the house is undeterred by this morning’s snowfall… Spring will win!

Thursday, April 23, 2015

The weeping willow by our pond is starting to leaf out!

The weeping willow by our pond is starting to leaf out!

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:05AM it’s currently 35 degrees with a mix of snow and rain falling from overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 34, barometric pressure 29.56” and rising. We picked up 0.49” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 54, and the overnight low was 35.

Forecast:

A large upper low pressure system centered across the eastern Great Lakes and southeastern Ontario this morning will be our controlling weather feature over the next 4 to 5 days as it moves very
slowly eastward. It will deliver a series of damp and seasonably cool days straight through the weekend.

We’ll see cloudy skies with a chance of rain or snow showers this morning, then a slight chance of rain showers this afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 40s with west winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Tonight rain showers will be likely until midnight, then a chance of snow or rain showers likely after midnight. We may see total snow accumulations a dusting to 2 inches especially at elevations above 1000′. Lows will be around 30 with west winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Friday should be cloudy with a 40% chance of rain or snow showers in the morning, then a chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 40s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Friday night should be cloudy with a 50% chance of rain or snow showers. Lows will be in the lower 30s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 30 mph.

Saturday’s looking cloudy with a 50% chance of rain or snow showers. Highs will be around 50 with northwest winds around 10 mph. Saturday night should be partly cloudy with a 30% chance of rain showers. Lows will be in the mid 30s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 49 and a low of 41. We picked up 0.19″ of rain.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 59 and lows of 37.
The record high was 85°F in 1885.
The record low was 23°F in 1930.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:55 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:45 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 52m
Length of Day: 13h 50m
The Moon is a waxing crescent, 4d 16h old with 26% illumination.
Moonrise: 9:54 AM EDT
Moonset: 12:02 AM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

It may not feel like spring this morning (of for the next couple of mornings for that matter) but things are happening! The weeping willow by our pond is starting to leaf out!

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Willow buds popping in by our neighbor's field

Willow buds popping in by our neighbor’s field

Happy Earth Day!

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:00AM it’s currently 33 degrees under mostly clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 97%, dewpoint 32, barometric pressure 29.71”. We picked up 0.45” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 52, and the overnight low was 32.

Forecast:

A large upper level low pressure system across the Great Lakes and Ontario will drift slowly eastward through the end of the week. This system will bring seasonably cool conditions along with considerable cloudiness. Embedded smaller scale disturbances will bring periods of rain showers which will
be most widespread late today into tonight.

We’ll see partly sunny skies with a chance of rain showers this morning, then cloudy skies with rain showers this afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 50s with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 90%. Rain will continue into tonight with a chance of snow showers over the mountains after midnight. Expect little or no snow accumulation. Lows will be in the mid 30s with west winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Thursday should be cloudy with a chance of rain or snow showers in the morning, then a chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs will only be in the upper 40s with west winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Thursday night should be cloudy with a chance of rain or snow showers at elevations above 1000′. Lows will be in the lower 30s with west winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Friday should be cloudy with a chance of rain or snow showers. Highs will be in the mid 40s with west winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Friday night should be cloudy with a 50% chance of rain or snow showers. Lows will be in the mid 30s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 66 and a low of 45.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 58 and lows of 37.
The record high was 80°F in 1973.
The record low was 21°F in 1947.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:57 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:44 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 49m
Length of Day: 13h 47m
Tomorrow will be 2m49s longer.

The Moon is a waxing crescent (beautifully paired with Venus yesterday evening!)
3d 16h old with 17% illumination.
Moonrise: 9:00 AM EDT
No Moon Set

About Today’s Photo:

I managed to get out and take a few photos yesterday afternoon between rain showers. These bejeweled willow buds were popping along the fenceline of our neighbor’s field.

Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro lens, ISO 1600, f/13, 1/500″ exposure

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Willow buds waiting...

Willow buds waiting…

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:30AM it’s currently 48 degrees and raining lightly under overcast skies. Winds are out of the west at 4-6 mph. Relative humidity is 94%, dewpoint 46, barometric pressure 29.51” and falling rapidly. We picked up 0.38” of rain in the past 24hrs. Our top wind gust here yesterday was 38 mph which is just a little lower than our record of 43 mph in this protected hollow. Yesterday’s high was 51, and the overnight low was 46.

Forecast:

A large upper level low pressure system across the Great Lakes and Ontario will drift slowly eastward through the end of the week. This feature will provide the north country with seasonably cool
temperatures and considerable cloudiness.

An occluded front spun up by low pressure just to our south will push though the region this morning accompanied by rain showers. We’ll cloudy skies with showers likely mainly this morning, giving way to partly cloudy skies this afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 50s with south winds 10 to 15 mph, becoming westerly and gusting up to 25 mph this afternoon. Chance of rain is 70%. Tonight should be partly cloudy with lows in the upper 30s and southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday should be cloudy with a 50% chance of rain showers. Highs will be in the mid 50s with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Wednesday night Rain showers likely as a shortwave trough moves through. Lows will be in the mid 30s with west winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of rain is 60%.

Thursday should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of rain showers. Highs will be in the upper 40s with west winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Thursday night should be cloudy with a 50% chance of rain or mountain snow showers. Lows will be in the mid 30s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 71 and a low of 45.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 58 and lows of 37.
The record high was 83°F in 1977.
The record low was 18°F in 1908.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:58 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:43 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 46m
Length of Day: 13h 44m
Tomorrow will be 2m52s longer.

The Moon is a waxing crescent, 2d 16h old with 10% illumination.
Moonrise: 8:10 AM EDT
Moonset: 11:06 PM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

Willow buds wait to burst in our front field…

Monday, April 20, 2015

Bloodroot starting to unfurl along Fargo Brook

Bloodroot starting to unfurl along Fargo Brook

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:40AM it’s currently a blustery 46 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are out of the southwest(ish) at 3-7 mph. Relative humidity is 55%, dewpoint 31, barometric pressure 30.04” and steady. Yesterday’s high was 57, and the overnight low was 45.

There is a High Wind Advisory in effect for our region from 8:00AM this morning until Midnight tonight. Power outages are a safe bet…

Forecast:

We’re in for and unsettled week weather-wise. Low pressure developing over the Great Lakes this morning will drag an occluded front through the region into tonight. Periods of light to moderate rainfall are expected with a brief break this afternoon when strong southeasterly winds develop along
and downwind of the higher summits. Unsettled weather will continue through the remainder of the week as an upper level trough takes up residence over the northeast bringing on and off valley rain and
mountain snow showers through the upcoming weekend.

We’ll see rain today. It’ll be very windy with highs in the upper 40s and southeast winds 25 to 35 mph gusting up to 50 mph and increasing to 60 mph this afternoon. Chance of rain near is 100%. Tonight should be partly cloudy with scattered showers until midnight, then showers likely with a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. It’ll continue to be very windy with lows in the mid 40s and southeast winds 25 to 35 mph gusting up to 55 mph, then diminishing to 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph after midnight. Chance of rain is 70%.

Tuesday should be cloudy with showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 50s with southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Tuesday night should be partly cloudy with a 40% chance of showers. Lows will be in the upper 30s with southwest winds around 10 mph.

Wednesday’s looking mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of rain showers. Highs will be in the lower 50s with south winds around 10 mph. Wednesday night should be cloudy with a 50% chance of rain showers. Lows will be in the mid 30s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 60 and a low of 23. We picked up 0.09″ of rain.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 57 and lows of 37.
The record high was 86°F in 1941.
The record low was 16°F in 1897.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 6:00 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:42 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 43m
Length of Day: 13h 41m
Tomorrow will be 2m51s longer.

The Moon is a waxing crescent, 1d 15h old with 4% illumination.
Moonrise: 7:24 AM EDT
Moonset: 10:04 PM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

Bloodroot is one of the earliest spring ephemeral flowers to bloom. We have a clump down along the edge of Fargo Brook in our back yard. I love the way the blooms emerge from their tightly wrapped leaves.

Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm lens, ISO 2000, f/11, 1.60″ exposure.

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Dried Queen Anne's Lace in the front field

Dried Queen Anne’s Lace in the front field

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:00AM it’s currently 37 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 83%, dewpoint 32, barometric pressure 30.27” and rising. We picked up 0.04” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 64, and the overnight low was 37.

Forecast:

High pressure building into the region this morning will deliver sunny skies and seasonable temperatures today. It’ll be the last sunny day for a while, so get out and enjoy it! We’ll see partly sunny skies this morning giving way to clear skies by midday. Highs will be in the upper 50s with northerly winds around 10 mph this morning, becoming light and variable. Tonight should be mostly clear until midnight, then become partly cloudy with lows in the upper 30s and east winds around 10 mph, becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph after midnight.

Low pressure developing over the western Great Lakes will begin to effect us on Monday bringing rain and high winds. Highs in the upper 40s and southeast winds 15 to 25 mph gusting up to 50 mph, and increasing to 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain is near 100%. Rain will continue into Monday night. Lows in the lower 40s with southeast winds 25 to 35 mph gusting up to 55 mph. Chance of rain is 80%.

The aforementioned low will slide south of us Tuesday bringing more rain. Highs will be in the mid 50s with south winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Tuesday night should be partly cloudy with a 30% chance of rain showers. Lows will be in the mid 30s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 49 and a low of 28. We picked up 0.08″ of rain.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 57 and lows of 36.
The record high was 91°F in 1976.
The record low was 22°F in 1918.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 6:02 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:41 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 40m
Length of Day: 13h 38m
Tomorrow will be 2m53s longer.

The Moon is a waxing crescent, 1d 16h old with 1% illumination.
Moonrise: 6:42 AM EDT
Moonset: 8:56 PM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

April often seems to be a month of waiting—waiting for the snow to melt, waiting for the green to begin. It’ll come, it’ll come…

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