Sunday, March 1, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 8:10AM it’s currently 7 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Wind are calm. Relative humidity is 90%, dewpoint 5 barometric pressure 30.61” and starting to fall slowly. We have 19.75” of snow at the stake. Yesterday’s high was a splendid 26, and the overnight low got down to -5.
The high pressure that brought us the past two blue-bird days is now east of the region. A weak trough of low pressure will move through the region today. We’ll see cloudy skies with a 50% chance of snow this afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 20s with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Tonight will bring more consistent snow with accumulations of a dusting to 2 inches overnight. Lows will be around 19 with south winds 10 to 15 mph, becoming southwesterly after midnight. Chance of snow is 90%.
Monday should start out cloudy with snow likely in the morning diminishing to a chance of lingering snow showers in the afternoon. Total snow accumulations from this event should be on the order of 1 to 3 inches. High pressure will build in behind the departing low bringing breezy conditions with highs in the upper 20s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph, increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Monday night should be partly cloudy and brisk with lows -2 below to 4 above zero with northwest winds 20 to 25 mph gusting up to 35 mph.
Tuesday should start out partly sunny with increasing clouds and a 40% chance of snow towards the end of the day as another, warmer, juicier low approaches from the Great Lakes. Highs will be in the mid 20s during the day with south winds around 10 mph. Tuesday night should bring snow with light snow accumulation possible overnight. It’ll be breezy with lows in the lower 20s. Chance of snow is 90%.
At this point, it looks like the snow will continue into Wednesday morning possibly mixing with sleet or rain later Wednesday. Stay tuned…
Last year on this date we had a high of 31 and a low of -6. We had 14.50″ of snow at the stake.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 34 and lows of 16.
The record high was 59°F in 1954.
The record low was -14°F in 1948.
Sunrise: 6:29 AM EST
Sunset: 5:39 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 12h 08m
Length of Day: 11h 10m
Tomorrow will be 3m2s longer.
The Moon is waxing gibbous, 10d 13h old with 85% illumination.
Moonrise: 2:07 PM EST
Moonset: 3:57 AM EST
About Today’s Photo:
Another shot of shadows on snow…