Wednesday, January 21, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 6:50AM it’s currently -5 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 88%, dewpoint -7, barometric pressure 30.21” and rising slowly. We have 10” of snow at the stake. Yesterday’s high was 23, and the overnight low was -5.
A large area of high pressure over eastern Canada and the northeast United States today will continue to deliver dry weather, plenty of sunshine, and slightly below normal temperatures. We’ll see sunny skies today with highs in the lower 20s and light and variable winds. Tonight should be mostly clear until midnight, then become partly cloudy. Lows will be around 6 above the light and variable winds.
Low pressure will pass to our south Thursday bringing partly sunny skies with highs in the mid 20s and light and variable winds. Thursday night should be partly cloudy with lows around 10 above and light and variable winds.
Friday’s looking partly sunny with highs in the mid 20s and southwest winds around 10 mph. Friday night should be partly cloudy with lows around 20.
Last year on this date we had a high of 3 and a low of -17. We had 6″ of snow on the ground.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 27 and lows of 10.
The record high was 54°F in 2006 (we had a high of 58).
The record low was -15°F in 1971.
Sunrise: 7:20 AM EST
Sunset: 4:46 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 10h 29m
Length of Day: 9h 25m
Tomorrow will be 2m 6s longer.
The Moon is just past new, 22 hours old with 1% illumination.
Moonrise: 7:44 AM EST
Moonset: 6:36 PM EST
About Today’s Photo:
In contrast to yesterday’s somewhat brooding view of Camel’s Hump, I got this shot yesterday morning from the top of Bald Hill. The summit was just emerging from morning orographic cloud cover into the light of a bluebird day.