Thursday, December 4, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 7:15AM it’s currently 31 degrees and snowing moderately under overcast skies. Winds are out of the southwest at 3-8 mph. Relative humidity is 76%, dewpoint 24, barometric pressure 30.23” and rising rapidly. We picked up 0.18” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 43, and the overnight low was 31.
After early morning snow showers associated with a passing cold front, skies should clear out as cold Canadian high pressure builds in across the region today. We’ll see partly sunny skies with scattered snow showers this morning, then sunny skies this afternoon. Highs will be around 30 with temperature falling to around 19 this afternoon. Winds will be out of the northwest at 15 to 20 mph. Chance of snow is 30%. Tonight should be clear and chilly with lows around 10 above and light and variable winds.
Friday should start out partly sunny in the morning, then become mostly cloudy as low pressure approaches from the Ohio River valley. Highs will be around 30 with south winds around 10 mph. Friday night we should see snow developing late with light snow accumulation expected. Lows will be in the upper 20s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of snow is 90%.
Saturday a warm front will lift northeast bringing a mixed bag of precipitation starting as snow and transitioning to all rain by midday as temperatures climb. Additional light snow accumulations are possible. Highs will be in the upper 30s with southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. A cold front will slide through Saturday night bringing partly cloudy skies and a 40% chance of snow showers. Lows will be 15 to 20.
Last year on this date we had a high of 37 and a low of 23. We had 2.5″ of snow on the ground.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 38 and lows of 24.
The record high was 65°F in 1982.
The record low was -17°F in 1940.
Sunrise: 7:10 AM EST
Sunset: 16:13 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 10h 08m
Length of Day: 9h 02m
Tomorrow will be 1m15s shorter.
The Moon is waxing gibbous, 12 days old with 96% illumination.
Moonrise: 15:17 PM EST
Moonset: 4:54 AM EST
About Today’s Photo:
A dried Queen Anne’s lace head sports a mantle of frost feathers down along Fargo Brook.
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro lens, ISO 1250, f/20, 1/1000″ exposure.