Wednesday, December 3, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 6:50AM it’s currently 33 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 95%, dewpoint 32, barometric pressure 30.05” and falling rapidly. We picked up a dusting of snow/sleet and 0.05” of melted precipitation overnight. Yesterday’s high was 31, and the overnight low was 31.
A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 9:00AM this morning.
A strong warm front will lift north of the international border this morning resulting in breezy and warmer conditions today after the light snow, sleet, and ice accumulation overnight. We’ll see cloudy skies with rain or sleet likely this morning, then a chance of rain showers this afternoon. We may see additional sleet accumulations of a dusting to 1 inch. Highs will be in the mid 40s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Tonight should be mostly cloudy with a chance of snow or rain showers until midnight, then a chance of snow showers after midnight as a fast moving cold front swings through from the eastern Great Lakes. Lows will be in the lower 20s with west winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
High pressure will begin to build in on Thursday bringing partly sunny skies with a 30% chance of snow showers in the morning, then sunny skies in the afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 20s with northwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Thursday night should be clear and cold with lows around 7 above and east winds around 10 mph.
Friday’s looking partly sunny with highs around 30 and south winds around 10 mph. Friday night should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of snow. Lows will be in the upper 20s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 42 and a low of 28. We had 3″ of snow on the ground.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 38 and lows of 25.
The record high was 59°F in 2009 (we had a high of 57).
The record low was -15°F in 1940.
Sunrise: 7:09 AM EST
Sunset: 16:13 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 10h 09m
Length of Day: 9h 03m
Tomorrow will be 1m19s shorter.
The Moon is waxing gibbous, 10d 23h old with 90% illumination.
Moonrise: 14:38 PM EST
Moonset: 3:47 AM EST
About Today’s Photo:
Frost forms an intricate lattice of fine crystals on the inside window of our garage door.
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro lens, ISO 1250, f/13, 1/30″ exposure.