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Sunday, December 14, 2014

Delicate hoar frost on a crusted twig

Delicate hoar frost on a crusted twig

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:40AM it’s currently 27 degrees under overcasts skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 97%, dewpoint 26, barometric pressure 29.91” and rising. We have 17” of snow at the stake. Yesterday’s high was 31, and the overnight low was 26.

Forecast:

A broad ridge of high pressure will move into the region this afternoon and bring drier weather through Tuesday morning. We’ll see mostly cloudy skies this morning, then becoming partly sunny skies this afternoon. Highs will be in the lower 30s with light and variable winds. Tonight should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 20s and light and variable winds.

Monday should be partly sunny with highs in the lower 30s and light and variable winds. Monday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 20s with light and variable winds.

Tuesday should be partly sunny with highs in the mid 30s and southeast winds around 10 mph. Tuesday night should be cloudy with a chance of rain or snow showers as low pressure approaches the region. Lows will be in the lower 30s. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 16 and a low of -9. We picked up 0.5″ of new snow and had 2.8″ on the ground.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 34 and lows of 19.
The record high was 63°F in 1901.
The record low was -11°F in 1933.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 7:20 AM EST
Sunset: 4:13 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 9h 59m
Length of Day: 8h 53m
Tomorrow will be 0m32s shorter.

The Moon is in its last quarter, 22d old with 50% illumination.
No Moon Rise
Moonset: 11:56 AM EST

About Today’s Photo:

I skied up at the Camel’s Hump Nordic Ski Center yesterday and got up fairly high—around 2500′. At that elevation, there was some morning fog in the trees, and the moisture had deposited delicate hoar frost crystals on all the snow encrusted branches. Quite lovely!

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