Monday, November 17, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 6:35AM it’s currently 32 degrees and snowing lightly under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 96%, dewpoint 31, barometric pressure 29.92” and falling rapidly. We picked up 1” of fairly wet snow and have 1.5” on the ground. Yesterday’s high was 36, and the overnight low was 32.
A complex low pressure system with two associated fronts will move across the region today. This morning’s snow should change to a mix, then rain before ending later in the day. We’ll see rain or snow this morning, then all rain this afternoon. Total snow accumulation should be a dusting to 2 inches. Highs will be in the upper 30s with southeast winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Tonight should be cloudy with rain likely or a slight chance of snow showers until midnight. Expect little or no additional snow accumulation. Lows will be in the lower 20s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday should be partly sunny and chilly with highs in the upper 20s and southwest winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Tuesday night should be partly cloudy and blustery with lows around 16 and wzest winds 20 to 25 mph gusting up to 40 mph.
Wednesday’s looking partly sunny and continued unseasonably cold with highs only in the upper 20s and southwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Wednesday night should be mostly cloudy with lows in the lower 20s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 56 and a low of 33.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 45 and lows of 31.
The record high was 70°F in 2006 (we had a high of 68).
The record low was 7°F in 1924.
Sunrise: 6:50 AM EST
Sunset: 16:23 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 10h 35m
Length of Day: 9h 32m
Tomorrow will be 2m12s shorter.
The Moon is a waning crescent, 24d 13h old with 24% illumination.
Moonrise: 1:38 AM EST
Moonset: 13:55 PM EST
About Today’s Photo:
One of the bluebird boxes in our front field waits at the start of another winter…
Nikon D600, Nikon 50mm lens, ISO 100, f/1.8, 1/4000″ exposure.