Tuesday, November 18, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 5:55AM it’s currently 30 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are out of the southwest at 4-7 mph. Relative humidity is 82%, dewpoint 25, barometric pressure 29.52” and rising. We picked up 0.29” of rain and about 1/4” of crusty snow in the past 24hrs. Snowpack is down to just a dusting now. Yesterday’s high was 38, and the overnight low was 30.
Unseasonably chilly air will push into the region today and persist through Saturday. Scattered flurries and snow showers are expected on and off through the period but for most areas accumulations will be light or negligible. We’ll see mostly cloudy skies this morning, then partly sunny skies later in the day. There’s a 50% chance of snow showers. Highs will only be in the mid 20s with southwest winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 40 mph. Tonight should be partly cloudy until midnight, then become mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of snow showers. Lows will be around 18 with west winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 40 mph.
Wednesday should be mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers in the morning, then become partly sunny with a slight chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 20s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of snow is 50%. Wednesday night should be mostly cloudy with a 30% chance of snow showers. Lows will be around 20 with south winds around 10 mph.
Thursday’s looking cloudy with a 50% chance of snow showers. Highs will be in the lower 30s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Thursday night should be mostly cloudy with a 40% chance of snow showers and lows around 20.
Last year on this date we had a high of 60 and a low of 40. We picked up 0.48″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 45 and lows of 31.
The record high was 70°F in 1892.
The record low was 9°F in 1924.
Sunrise: 6:51 AM EST
Sunset: 16:22 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 10h 33m
Length of Day: 9h 30m
Tomorrow will be 2m8s shorter.
The Moon is a waning crescent, 25d 13h old with 17% illumination.
Moonrise: 2:38 AM EST
Moonset: 14:23 PM EST
About Today’s Photo:
The white oak in our front yard holds on to its leaves well into winter. Their coppery-brown color stands out as the snow flies.
Nikon D600, Nikon 50mm lens, ISO 80, f/1.8, 1/2000″ exposure.