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Sunday, February 1, 2015

A cluster of dried stems cast shadows in fresh snow

A cluster of dried stems cast shadows in fresh snow

Rabbit-rabbit!

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 8:35AM, it’s currently 6 degrees and snizzling lightly under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 85%, dewpoint 3, barometric pressure 30.27” and rising rapidly. We picked up 0.7” of fluff overnight and have 16” at the stake. Yesterday’s high was 9 and the overnight low was -11.

There is a Winter Weather Advisory in effect for our region from 1:00AM Monday until 1:00AM Tuesday.

Forecast:

We’ll have a quiet albeit chilly day today before the next weather maker arrives for Monday. We’ll see mostly cloudy skies with a slight chance of flurries this morning, then partly sunny skies this afternoon. Highs will be around 8 above with northwest winds around 10 mph. Tonight should be partly cloudy until midnight, then become cloudy with a chance of snow after midnight. It’ll be cold with lows around -11 below and light and variable winds. Chance of snow is 50%.

A deepening low pressure system will move out of the Ohio River Valley early Monday bringing widespread snow to our region. Total snow accumulation of 4 to 6 inches with heavier amounts south. Highs will be around 4 above with light and variable winds, becoming northerly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of snow is 90%. Monday night should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of snow showers as the low moves into the Gulf of Maine. It’ll be cold with lows around -10 below and northwest winds around 10 mph.

Tuesday should be partly sunny with highs around 10 above and west winds around 10 mph. Tuesday night should be mostly cloudy with lows zero to 5 above zero.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 39 and a low of 11. We had 5″ of snow at the stake.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 28 and lows of 10.
The record high was 50°F in 1988.
The record low was -28°F in 1920.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 7:10 AM EST
Sunset: 5:01 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 10h 52m
Length of Day: 9h 50m
Tomorrow will be 2m32s longer.

The Moon waxing gibbous, 12 days old with 95% illumination.
Moonrise: 3:15 PM EST
Moonset: 5:17 AM EST

About Today’s Photo:

Open fields, fresh snow and ample sunlight lend themselves to looking at the world in simplified terms of positive and negative space. These dried stems in the front field cast bold shadows across the fresh snow.

Nikon D600, Nikon 24-120mm lens @ 62mm, circular polarizing filter, ISO 400, f/13, 1/200″ exposure.

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