Sunday, January 11, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 7:40AM it’s currently 4 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 89%, dewpoint 1, barometric pressure 30.55” and rising. We have 4” of snow at the stake. Yesterday’s high was 16, and the overnight low was 2.
A quiet day on tap for today. We’ll see mostly cloudy skies with highs in the lower 20s on south winds 10 to 15 mph. Tonight should be cloudy with light snow after midnight as a low skirts to our north and drags a cold front through the region. We should see snow accumulations of a dusting to 1″ overnight. Lows will be around 19 with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow is 80%.
Snow will continue into Monday with snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches possible. Highs will be in the upper 20s with southwest winds around 10 mph, becoming westerly in the afternoon. Chance of snow is 80%. More arctic air will move in Monday night bringing tapering light snow and much colder air once again with lows around -3 below with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow is 70%.
Tuesday’s looking sunny and cold with highs only around 6 above with north winds around 10 mph. Tuesday night should be clear and chilly with lows -5 below to zero.
Last year on this date we had a high of 57 and a low of 34. We picked up 0.12″ of rain and had 2.5″ of snow on the ground.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 27 and lows of 10.
The record high was 56°F in 1980.
The record low was -27°F in 1968.
Sunrise: 7:26 AM EST
Sunset: 4:33 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 10h 12m
Length of Day: 9h 07m
Tomorrow will be 1m34s longer.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 20d 11h old with 68% illumination.
Moonrise: 11:09 PM EST
Moonset: 10:26 AM EST
About Today’s Photo:
Traffic at our feeders yesterday was pretty heavy. I swear we had about 30 bluejays here at one time in the afternoon and a good 10 mourning doves. Air traffic control was mess. We’re going through 40 lbs of sunflower seeds a week. Does someone want some of our jays?