Monday, December 1, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 6:50AM it’s currently 47 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are out of the southwest at 3-6 mph. Relative humidity is 95%, dewpoint 46, barometric pressure 29.98” and rising rapidly. We picked up 0.10” of rain overnight, and our snowpack is down to zero. Yesterday’s high was 47, and the overnight low was 38.
As a cold front sweeps through the region this morning, any lingering rain showers will tend to dissipate except for a few snow showers across the higher terrain. High pressure will build into the region tonight with drier conditions and below normal temperatures expected through Tuesday. We’ll see cloudy skies with a chance of rain showers or a slight chance of snow showers this morning, then a slight chance of snow showers this afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 40s with temperature falling into the lower 30s this afternoon with northwest winds around 10 mph. Chance is of precipitation 30%. Tonight should be partly cloudy and cold with lows 7 to 13 above and northwest winds around 10 mph.
Tuesday should be mostly sunny with highs in the mid 20s and east winds around 10 mph, becoming southeasterly in the afternoon. A weak shortwave trough and associated warm front will approach the region from the southwest Tuesday night bringing snow overnight with light snow accumulations possible. Lows will be in the lower 20s with southeast winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of snow is 60%.
Wednesday snow is likely in the morning changing over to a mix or just plain rain. Little or no additional snow accumulation is expected. Highs will be in the mid 40s with south winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Wednesday night should be mostly cloudy with a 40% chance of snow or rain showers. Lows will be in the mid 20s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 38 and a low of 27. We had 3″ of snow on the ground.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 39 and lows of 25.
The record high was 64°F in 1934.
The record low was -4°F in 1958.
Sunrise: 7:07 AM EST
Sunset: 16:14 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 10h 11m
Length of Day: 9h 06m
Tomorrow will be 1m27s shorter.
The Moon is waxing gibbous, 8d 23h old with 73% illumination.
Moonrise: 13:28 PM EST
Moonset: 1:29 AM EST
About Today’s Photo:
Last night’s rain and warm temperatures have no doubt washed this lovely bloom of delicate frost feathers off its perch in Fargo Brook…
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm lens, ISO 800, f/13, 1/80″ exposure.