Monday, December 15, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 6:45AM it’s currently 28 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 96%, dewpoint 27, barometric pressure 30.09” and rising. We have 15” of snow at the stake. Yesterday’s high was 35, and the overnight low was 27.
High pressure is currently sitting over our region and will deliver a dry and seasonably mild day today. We’ll see mostly cloudy skies this morning, then partly sunny skies later in the day. Highs will be in the lower 30s with light and variable winds. Tonight should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 20s and light and variable winds.
Tuesday should start out partly sunny in the morning, then become mostly cloudy out ahead of approaching low pressure and an associated warm front. Highs will be in the mid 30s with southeast winds around 10 mph. The arrival of the low on Tuesday night will bring a mixed bag of precipitation—snow, sleet, or a chance of rain or freezing rain with little or no snow accumulation. Overnight lows will be in the lower 30s with southeast winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday’s looking kind of grim with rain showers in the valleys along with snow or sleet at higher elevations. There’s not too much moisture in this system, so expect little or no snow accumulation. Temperatures will remain near steady in the upper 30s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Wednesday night should be cloudy with a 50% chance of snow showers. Lows will be in the upper 20s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 24 and a low of 7. We picked up 4.75″ of snow and had 5″ on the ground.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 33 and lows of 19.
The record high was 62°F in 1901.
The record low was -12°F in 1943.
Sunrise: 7:20 AM EST
Sunset: 4:13 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 9h 59m
Length of Day: 8h 52m
Tomorrow will be 0m27s shorter.
The Moon is a waning crescent, 22d 23h old with 41% illumination.
Moonrise: 12:23 AM EST
Moonset: 12:24 PM EST
About Today’s Photo:
I’ve skied the past two days up at Camel’s Hump Nordic. The snow in the trees—while breaking limbs and creating countless “benders” along the trails—is quite lovely.