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Saturday, February 28, 2015

Shadows bend and tuck across a snow covered stream

Shadows bend and tuck across a snow covered stream

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:20AM it’s currently -8 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 85%, dewpoint -11, barometric pressure 30.75” and rising. We have 20” of snow at the stake. Yesterday’s high was a lovely 21, and the overnight low was -10.

Forecast:

High pressure continues to build into the region this morning and will bring us sunny skies this morning, then partly sunny skies this afternoon. Highs will rebound much like they did yesterday into the lower 20s with southwest winds around 10 mph. Tonight should be partly cloudy and less chilly with lows around 4 above with southwest winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.

Sunday should start out partly sunny in the morning, then become mostly cloudy with a 40% of snow in the afternoon as a low pressure wave approaches from the Ohio River valley. Highs will be in the upper 20s with south winds around 10 mph. Snow will continue into Sunday night with light snow accumulations on the order of 2-3″ possible. Lows will be around 17 with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow is 80%.

Monday should be cloudy with a 50% chance of lingering snow showers. Highs will be in the upper 20s with northwest winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Monday night should be partly cloudy and chilly with lows around zero.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 17 and a low of -10. We picked up 1.25″ of new snow and had 15″ at the stake.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 34 and lows of 16.
The record high was 55°F in 1903.
The record low was -17°F in 1920.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 6:31 AM EST
Sunset: 5:38 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 12h 05m
Length of Day: 11h 07m
Tomorrow will be 3m1s longer.

The Moon is waxing gibbous, 9d 12h old with 77% illumination.
Moonrise: 1:11 PM EST
Moonset: 3:15 AM EST

About Today’s Photo:

As I’m out on the snow these days,  I find myself captivated by shadows in the bright sunlight. I love the subtle curves…

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