Sunday, March 16, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 9:10AM it’s currently a cool 12 degrees under partly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 64%, dewpoint 2, barometric pressure 30.16″ and rising rapidly. We picked up 2.75″ of fluffy new snow and have 27″ on the ground. Yesterday’s high was 42, and the overnight low was 11.
Cold and dry Canadian high pressure is currently building into the region and will dry and below normal weather for the next several days. We’ll see mostly cloudy skies today with highs around 17 and northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Tonight should be partly cloudy and cold with lows -4 below to -2 above zero with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Monday should be partly sunny with highs 14 to 20 and northwest winds around 10 mph. Monday night should be mostly clear and cold with lows -3 below to 5 above zero with light and variable winds.
Tuesday’s looking sunny with highs in the upper 20s and light and variable winds. Tuesday night should be mostly clear with lows 10 to 15.
Last year on this date we had a high of 26 and a low of 9. We picked up 3.5″ of new snow and had 5″ on the ground.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 40°F and lows of 22°F.
Record high was 78°F in 1990.
Record low was -9°F in 1963.
Sunrise: 7:02 AM EDT
Sunset: 6:59 PM EDT
Length Of Visible Light: 12h 54m
Length of Day: 11h 56m
Tomorrow will be 3m 5s longer.
The Moon is the full “Worm” moon (Northeast Native American)
15d 5h old with 100% illumination.
Moonrise: 7:15 PM EDT
Moonset: 6:43 AM EDT
Other names for this full moon include: “Fish” (Colonial American), “Lenten” (English), “Winds” (Celtic), “Chaste” (Medieval Wiccan), and “Death” (Neo-Pagan Wiccan).
About Today’s Photo:
Strong southerly winds blowing Friday night piled up some pretty impressive snow drifts along the ridge of the Trois Montagnes trail as Sleep Hollow Ski Area.
Sony RX100 II, 18.8mm, ISO 160, f/11, 1/320″ exposure