Wednesday, February 25, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 6:45AM it’s currently a balmy 15 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 70%, dewpoint 7, barometric pressure 29.72” and steady. We have 20.5” of snow at the stake. Yesterday’s high was 18, and the overnight low was 3.
An area of low pressure over Quebec will pass north of the region today. The low will drag another Arctic cold front through the region later today along with a chance of snow showers. We’ll see mostly cloudy skies with a 30% chance of snow showers. Highs will be in the lower 20s with south winds around 10 mph, becoming westerly and gusting up to 25 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be partly cloudy and cold once again with lows around -5 below with northwest winds around 10 mph.
High pressure will build in Thursday and dominate the weather into the weekend. We’ll see partly sunny skies in the morning, then cloudy skies in the afternoon. It’ll be cold with highs only around 6 above with light and variable winds. Thursday night should be cloudy an cold with lows -1 below to -11 below zero with light and variable winds.
Friday’s looking partly sunny and continues cold with highs only around 9 above with light and variable winds. Friday night should be mostly clear with lows around -5 below.
Last year on this date we had a high of 17 and a low of 7. We picked dup 1.5″ of new snow and had 14.5″ at the stake.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 33 and lows of 15.
The record high was 55°F in 1985.
The record low was -17°F in 1962.
Sunrise: 6:36 AM EST
Sunset: 5:34 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 11h 56m
Length of Day: 10h 58m
Tomorrow will be 3m0s longer.
The Moon is in its first quarter, 6d 12h old with 48% illumination.
Moonrise: 10:40 AM EST
Moonset: 12:34 AM EST
About Today’s Photo:
I came across this snow-filled nest while skiing down the Honey Hollow trail the other day. It was quite small and intricately woven. Not sure what kind of bird it belonged to…