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Thursday, January 15, 2015

Fine frost feathers on a window

Fine frost feathers on a window

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:05AM it’s currently -3 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 86%, dewpoint -7, barometric pressure 30.21” and falling. We have 7.5” of snow at the stake. Yesterday’s high was 21, and the overnight low was -4.

Forecast:

Another quiet day on tap courtesy of surface high pressure. We’ll see partly sunny skies with highs in the lower 20s and light and variable winds. Tonight should be mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers mainly after midnight as the next Arctic cold front begins to push into the region. Lows will be on the mild side—around 16—with a southwesterly airflow with winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow is 50%.

Friday should be cloudy in the morning as the front move in with a 50% chance of snow showers. Highs will top out at around 20 in the morning with temperatures falling to around 11 with partly sunny skies in the afternoon. Winds will be out of the West at 15 to 20 mph and gusting up to 30 mph. Friday night should be partly cloudy and colder with lows around -8 below with northwest winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 30 mph.

Saturday’s looking partly sunny with highs around 12 and southwest winds around 10 mph. Saturday night should be partly cloudy with lows around 10 above.

At this point it’s looking like a coastal storm might be brewing for us Sunday afternoon into Monday morning. Stay tuned!

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 45 and a low of 28. We picked up 0.51″ of rain.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 27 and lows of 10.
The record high was 66°F in 1995.
The record low was -30°F in 1957.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 7:24 AM EST
Sunset: 4:38 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 10h 18m
Length of Day: 9h 13m
Tomorrow will be 1m47s longer.

The Moon is a waning crescent, 24d 10h old with 29% illumination.
Moonrise: 2:11 AM EST
Moonset: 12:31 PM EST

About Today’s Photo:

Cold temperatures make for fanciful frost figures!

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