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Archive for October, 2011

Monday, October 31, 2011

Happy Halloween! Our pumpkins glower on the front porch...

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:35AM it’s currently 29 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 97%, dewpoint 28, barometric pressure 30.35″ and rising. 24hr high was 45, low 29.

Forecast:

Surface high pressure will be anchored over the area for the next few days bringing us fair and seasonable weather through Wednesday. Today we’ll have mostly clear skies in the morning, turning mostly cloudy later in the day. Highs will be around 50°F with winds less than 5 mph. Tonight should be overcast in the evening, then mostly cloudy. Lows will be around 28°F with winds less than 5 mph.

Tuesday’s looking partly cloudy in the morning, then clear. Highs will be around 52°F with winds less than 5 mph. Tuesday night should be clear with lows of 28°F and winds less than 5 mph.

Wednesday should be clear with highs of 54°F and winds from the SE at 5 mph. Wednesday night’s looking clear with lows of 32°F with winds from the South at 10 mph.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 46 and a low of 32. We picked up 0.23″ of rain.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 50°F and lows of 35°F.
Record high was 69°F in 1946.
Record low was 17°F in 1925.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 7:27 AM
Sunset: 5:43 PM
Length Of Visible Light: 11h 16m
Length of Day: 10h 15m
Tomorrow will be 2m 44s shorter.

The Moon is a waxing crescent, 4d 14h old with 27% illumination.
Moonrise: 12:37 PM
Moonset: 10:11 PM

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Sunday, October 30, 2011

Morning snow on Mountain Ash berries

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 9:05AM it’s currently 33 degrees under overcast skies. A few lazy snowflakes are drifting down. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 92%, dewpoint 31, barometric pressure 30.09″ and rising rapidly. We picked up just over 0.75″ of wet snow. 24hr high was 40, low 31.

We got off easy this time around with this particular nor’easter. South of us, the storm was downright devastating with 13″ of dense, heavy snow being reported in Wilmington, VT (poor Wilmington–they got hammered by Irene as well…), and a whopping 26″ in Windsor, MA. Early reports this morning indicate that over 2.5 million homes are without power this morning in southern New England due to fallen trees and downed power lines, and three people have died due to the storm. The storm that will go down as epic for October is now moving off the Maine coast.

Forecast:

High pressure has begun to move into the region already and will bring us overcast skies with a chance of snow in the morning, then partly cloudy skies later in the day. We’ll have highs of 45°F with winds from the North at 10 mph shifting to the West in the afternoon. Chance of snow is 30%. Tonight should be clear and unseasonably cold with lows of 21°F and winds from the ENE at 5 mph.

Monday should start out partly cloudy in the morning, then become mostly cloudy. Highs will be around 48°F with winds less than 5 mph. Monday night should be mostly cloudy with lows of 27°F and winds from the East at 5 mph shifting to the West in the morning.

Tuesday look for partly cloudy skies in the morning, then clear. High will be around 48°F with winds less than 5 mph. Tuesday Night should be clear and foggy overnight. Low will be around 27°F with winds from the West at 5 mph shifting to the North in the morning.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 45 and a low 28. We picked up 0.18″ of rain and a dusting of snow.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 51°F and lows of 35°F.
Record high was 70°F in 1935.
Record low was 20°F in 1925.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 7:26 AM
Sunset: 5:44 PM
Length Of Visible Light: 11h 18m
Length of Day: 10h 18m
Tomorrow will be 2m 45s shorter.

The Moon is a waxing crescent, 3d 17h old with 19% illumination.
Moonrise: 11:49 AM
Moonset: 9:04 PM


Saturday, October 29, 2011

The skeletal remains of day lily seed pods

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 9:00AM it’s currently a brisk and frosty 30 degrees under a lovely clear sky. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 97%, dewpoint 30, barometric pressure 30.27″. 24hr high was 46, low 25.

Current radar imagery is showing a large block of precipitation moving up the coast up the coast and currently over Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Snow is already falling over much of Pennsylvania.

Forecast:

The high pressure system that’s over us now will move off the coast this afternoon. We’ll start out the day with clear skies this morning, then mostly cloudy skies with a chance of rain later in the day. Highs will be around 43°F with winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain is 30%. Tonight will bring overcast skies with a chance of snow in the evening and snow in the morning. Lows will be 28°F with a windchill of 18°F. Winds from the SSE at 5 mph. Chance of snow is 60% with accumulations up to 2.0 in possible in our region. Further south, snow totals may be much higher–up to a foot in the higher elevations of the Berkshires and southern Greens.
Sunday should be overcast with a chance of snow in the morning, then partly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs will be around 41°F with winds from the South at 10 mph. Chance of precip is 30% with snow switching to rain in the afternoon. Sunday night should be clear in the evening as high pressure builds back into the region, then partly cloudy. Lows will be around 23°F with winds less than 5 mph.

Monday’s looking partly cloudy with highs of 48°F and winds less than 5 mph. Monday night should be overcast with lows of 25°F and winds from the South at 5 mph.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 47 and a low of 31. We picked up 0.05″ of rain.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 51°F and lows of 35°F.
Record high was 71°F in 1946.
Record low was 20°F in 1969.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 7:24 AM
Sunset: 5:46 PM
Length Of Visible Light: 11h 21m
Length of Day: 10h 21m
Tomorrow will be 2m 46s shorter.

The Moon is a waxing crescent, 2d 17h old with 11% illumination.
Moonrise: 10:51 AM
Moonset: 7:59 PM


Friday, October 28, 2011

The hydrangea by the pond has a lovely pink blush this time of year.

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:30AM it’s currently a brisk 24 degrees under clear skies. Orion is sittin’ pretty in the southern sky, and Mars is bright in Leo to the southeast. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 94%, dewpoint 23, barometric pressure 30.09″ and rising rapidly. 24hr high was 40, low 24.

Forecast:

High pressure will dominate the region today giving us partly cloudy skies this morning, then clear skies for most of the day. Highs will be on the cool side around 43°F with winds from the North at 5 mph shifting to the West in the afternoon. Tonight should be clear and chilly with lows of 23°F with winds less than 5 mph.

Saturday should start off partly cloudy in the morning, then become mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow as a low pressure system moves up the east coast. Highs will be around 45°F with winds less than 5 mph. Chance of snow is 20%. Saturday night should be mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow. Lows will be around 27°F with winds from the SE at 5 mph. Chance of snow is 20%.

Sunday look for partly cloudy skies. Highs will be around 45°F with winds from the East at 5 mph shifting to the NE in the afternoon. Sunday night should be partly cloudy with lows of 27°F and winds from the South at 5 mph.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 66 and a low of 44. We picked up 0.o2″ of rain.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 52°F and lows of 35°F.
Record high was 75°F in 1947.
Record low was 19°F in 1974.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 7:23 AM
Sunset: 5:47 PM
Length Of Visible Light: 11h 24m
Length of Day: 10h 24m
Tomorrow will be 2m 47s shorter.

The Moon is a waxing crescent, 1d 14h old with 4% illumination.
Moonrise: 9:42 AM
Moonset: 7:00 PM

Stick season is rapidly upon us. Yesterday’s cold temperatures and low clouds left a coating of rime ice high up on Camel’s Hump, and there are reports of several inches of snow in parts of southern Vermont.


Thursday, October 27, 2011

A thin vine weaves through buckthorn points...

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:35AM it’s currently 36 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 92%, dewpoint 33, barometric pressure 29.81″ and steady. We picked up 0.02″ of rain in the past 24hrs. 24hr high was 50, low 36.

Current radar imagery is showing a large band of showers crossing southern Vermont. There is evidence of snow falling in higher elevations just to our south and east as well.

Forecast:

The forecast for today calls for mostly cloudy skies with a slight chance of rain in the morning, then overcast with a slight chance of rain. Highs will be around 43°F with winds from the North at 10 mph. Chance of rain is 20%.Tonight should be overcast with a slight chance of snow in the evening, then partly cloudy. Lows will be around 25°F with winds less than 5 mph. Chance of snow is 20%.

Friday’s looking partly cloudy and chilly as high pressure moves across the region. We’ll have highs only of 39°F with winds from the SE at 5 mph shifting to the NE in the afternoon. Friday night should start out clear in the evening, then become partly cloudy. Lows will be around 23°F with winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain is 20%.

Saturday should be partly cloudy with a chance of snow in the morning, then mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs will be around 48°F with winds less than 5 mph. Chance of precip is 30% with snow switching to rain in the afternoon. Saturday night is looking overcast with a chance of snow. Lows will be around 27°F with winds from the WSW at 5 mph.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 68 and a low of 45. We picked up 0.27″ of rain.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 52°F and lows of 36°F.
Record high was 74°F in 1947.
Record low was 22°F in 1974.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 7:22 AM
Sunset: 5:49 PM
Length Of Visible Light: 11h 26m
Length of Day: 10h 27m
Tomorrow will be 2m 48s shorter.

The Moon is a waxing crescent, 15 hours old with 1% illumination.
Moonrise: 8:26 AM
Moonset: 6:10 PM


Wednesday, October 26, 2011

A bright maple leaf floats at the edge of Lake Champlain.

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:15AM it’s currently 36 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 36, barometric pressure 29.96″ and steady. We picked up 0.10″ of rain in the past 24hrs. 24hr high was 49, low 31.

Forecast:

The forecast for today calls for overcast skies with highs of 48°F and winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain is 20%. Tonight should be mostly cloudy in the evening, then overcast. Lows will be around 30°F with winds from the SE at 5 mph shifting to the NNW in the morning. Chance of rain is 20%.

Thursday’s looking overcast with a chance of snow–most likely south of us and in higher elevations. Highs will be around 43°F with winds less than 5 mph. Chance of snow is 30%. Thursday night should be overcast with a chance of snow in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows will be around 25°F with winds from the ESE at 5 mph. Chance of snow is 50%.

Friday should be partly cloudy with highs of 43°F and winds from the East at 5 mph shifting to the West in the afternoon. Chance of rain is 20%. Friday night’s looking partly cloudy in the evening, then mostly cloudy. Lows will be around 27°F with winds from the WSW at 5 mph shifting to the South in the morning.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 73 and a low of 52. We picked up 0.18″ or rain.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 52°F and lows of 36°F.
Record high was 75°F  in 1963.
Record low was 19°F in 1941.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 7:20 AM
Sunset: 5:50 PM
Length Of Visible Light: 11h 29m
Length of Day: 10h 29m
Tomorrow will be 2m 50s shorter.

The Moon is new today, 29 days old with 0% illumination.
Moonrise: 7:06 AM
Moonset: 5:28 PM


Tuesday, October 25, 2011

A small raft of Canada Geese bob in the water off Blanchard Beach in Burlington.

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:15AM it’s currently 43 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 43, barometric pressure 29.90″ and rising. We picked up 0.43″ of rain in the past 24hrs. 24hr high was 63, low 38.

Forecast:

Low pressure will continue to swing over our area today bringing us mostly cloudy skies with a chance of rain. Highs will be around 48°F with winds from the NNW at 10 mph. Chance of rain is 40%. Tonight should be partly cloudy in the evening, then mostly cloudy. Lows will be around 30°F with winds from the ESE at 5 mph. Chance of rain is 20%. There’s a chance for some light snow or riming in higher elevations above 3000′ tonight, particularly in the northern Green Mountains.

Wednesday’s looking overcast with a chance of snow in the morning, then mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs will be around 45°F with winds less than 5 mph. Wednesday night should be partly cloudy with lows of 34°F and winds from the WSW at 5 mph shifting to the NW in the morning.

Thursday overcast skies will stick around. Highs will be around 43°F with winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain is 50%. Thursday night’s looking overcast with snow possible–again mostly in the higher elevations and most likely to our south. Lows will be around 27°F with winds from the WNW at 5 mph.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 63 and low 39. We picked up 0.29″ of rain.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 53°F and lows of 36°F
Record high was 80°F in 1963.
Record low was 22°F in 1949.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 7:19 AM
Sunset: 5:52 PM
Length Of Visible Light: 11h 32m
Length of Day: 10h 32m
Tomorrow will be 2m 50s shorter.

The Moon is a waning crescent, 2d 23h old with 3% illumination.
Moonrise: 5:46 AM
Moonset: 4:52 PM