Wednesday, February 11, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 7:00AM it’s currently -7 degrees under mostly clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 86%, dewpoint -10, barometric pressure 30.22”. We picked up a dusting of new snow in the past 24hrs and have 19” at the stake. Yesterday’s high was 19, and the overnight low was -7.
High pressure will bring dry weather today with just some increasing high clouds from west to east across the region. An Alberta clipper approaching from the Great Lakes will bring widespread light snow to the region Thursday…with lingering snow showers in the mountains through Thursday night. We’ll see partly sunny skies today with highs in the lower 20s and light and variable winds. Tonight will be cloudy with light snow likely after midnight. Expect light snow accumulations of a dusting to 1 inch overnight. Lows will be around 12 with light and variable winds. Chance of snow is 70%.
Thursday we’ll see light snow throughout the day with snow accumulations of a dusting to 2 inches. Highs will be in the lower 20s with light and variable winds, becoming northwesterly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of snow is 80%. Snow will continue into Thursday night with additional light snow accumulation possible. Expect a total of 2-4 inches before it wraps up. Lows will around 1 above with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow is 70%.
Cold air will arrive behind the departing clipper on Friday. We’ll see mostly cloudy skies with a 40% chance of lingering snow showers. Highs will be around 6 above with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Friday night should be partly cloudy and colder with lows around -10 below.
Last year on this date we had a high of 17 and a low of -8. We picked up 1″ of new snow and had 12″ on the ground.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 30 and lows of 12.
The record high was 58°F in 1981.
The record low was -27°F in 1979.
Sunrise: 6:57 AM EST
Sunset: 5:15 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 11h 17m
Length of Day: 10h 17m
Tomorrow will be 2m47s longer.
The Moon is in its last quarter, 21d 23h old with 57% illumination.
No Moon Rise
Moonset: 10:29 AM EST
About Today’s Photo:
Dried aster stems above the snow.