Saturday, November 29, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 7:30AM it’s currently 10 degrees under partly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 92%, dewpoint 8, barometric pressure 30/29” and rising. We picked up a 1” dusting of fluffy snow in the past 24hrs and have 6” at the stake. Yesterday’s high was 28, and the overnight low got down to 6.
A cloudy but dry and seasonally cold day is on tap for the region today. Surface high pressure over the northeast this morning will slowly drift offshore through the day. A warm front lifting northward through the Middle-Atlantic States today will bring a period of light scattered mixed precipitation to the northeast tonight with a light coating of snow and ice possible. Warmer, above normal temperatures are expected for Sunday as the warm front lifts north of the border along with some patchy drizzle.
We’ll see mostly cloudy with scattered flurries this morning. Highs will be in the mid 20s with light and variable winds, becoming southerly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be cloudy with a chance of snow showers and a slight chance of freezing drizzle until midnight, then a chance of sleet or rain showers or freezing rain after midnight. Lows will be in the mid 20s with temperature rising into the lower 30s after midnight with south winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday should be cloudy with a chance of drizzle and rain showers in the morning, then a slight chance of drizzle in the afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 40s with south winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Chance of rain is 40%. Sunday night should be cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows will be in the mid 30s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 50%.
Monday’s looking Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs will be in the upper 30s with temperatures falling into the mid 20s in the afternoon as a sharp cold front moves in on northwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 40%. Monday night should be partly cloudy and chilly with lows around 10 above.
Last year on this date we had a high of 23 and a low of 4. We had 4.5″ of snow on the ground.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 40 and lows of 26.
The record high was 68°F in 2005 (we had a high of 60).
The record low was 2°F in 1940.
Sunrise: 7:05 AM EST
Sunset: 16:15 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 10h 14m
Length of Day: 9h 09m
Tomorrow will be 1m34s shorter.
The Moon is in its first quarter, 7 days old with 51% illumination.
Moonrise: 12:23 PM EST
No Moon Set
About Today’s Photo:
The Adirondack chairs by the volleyball court will have to wait out the winter…
Nikon D600, Sigma 50mm lens, ISO 200, f/3.5, 1/1600″ exposure.