Thursday, November 27, 2014
“I’m dreaming of a whiiiiite Thanksgiving…”
This morning in Huntington at 7:45AM it’s currently 25 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 92%, dewpoint 23, barometric pressure 29.98” and rising. We picked up a storm total of 13.25” (3.5” @ 5:00PM, 7” @ 10:00PM, and 2.75” this morning). We have 10.5” at the snow stake. Yesterday’s high was 39, and the overnight low was 25.
The nor’easter that brought us this white Thanksgiving is now headed up into the Canadian Maritimes. We’ll see clouds and some sun this morning with more clouds for this afternoon with a few flurries or snow showers possible as a minor upper level disturbance slides to our north. Highs will be around 30F with light and variable winds. Tonight should bee cloudy with a few snow showers after midnight. Low will be 23F with light and variable winds. Chance of snow is 30%.
Friday should be partly cloudy with high around 28F and northwest wind at 5 to 10 mph. Friday night should be mostly clear with lows around 16F and light and variable winds.
Saturday’s looking partly cloudy with highs around 32F and south-southeast winds at 5 to 10 mph. Saturday night should be mainly cloudy with snow showers before midnight. Low 26F with temps rising to near freezing. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 40%.
Last year on this date we had a high of 42 and a low of 27. We picked up 0.62″ of rain and had 1″ of snow on the ground.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 41 and lows of 27.
The record high was 66°F in 1896.
The record low was -1°F in 1957.
Sunrise: 7:03 AM EST
Sunset: 16:15 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 10h 17m
Length of Day: 9h 12m
Tomorrow will be 1m41s shorter.
The Moon is a waxing crescent, 5 days old with 29% illumination.
Moonrise: 11:11 AM EST
Moonset: 21:59 PM EST
About Today’s Photo:
We wake up to a changed world! Welcome to winter folks!
Nikon D600, Sigma 50mm lens, ISO 800, f/3.2, 1/400″ exposure.