Friday, March 6, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 6:55AM it’s currently -11 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 84%, dewpoint -15, barometric pressure 30.49” and rising. We have 20” of snow at the stake. Yesterday’s high was 29, and the overnight low was -12.
Signs of Spring: Sap buckets were hung up along the Huntington River at the Green Mountain Audubon Center yesterday!
Surface high pressure over the region will deliver a sunny albeit chilly day with highs around 18 with light and variable winds, becoming southwesterly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be partly cloudy until midnight, then become mostly cloudy. Lows will be around 8 above with south winds 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday should be cloudy with a 50% chance of snow showers as an upper level disturbance makes its way into the region. Highs will be in the upper 20s with southwest winds around 10 mph. Saturday night should be cloudy with a 50% chance of snow showers. Lows will be around 16 with west winds around 10 mph.
Sunday’s looking cloudy and seasonable with highs in the lower 30s and northwest winds around 10 mph. Sunday night should be mostly cloudy with a 30% chance of snow showers and lows around 15.
Last year on this date we had a high of 27 and a low of -13. We had 15″ of snow at the stake.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 36 and lows of 18.
The record high was 61°F in 1894.
The record low was -20°F in 1948.
Sunrise: 6:20 AM EST
Sunset: 5:46 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 12h 23m
Length of Day: 11h 25m
Tomorrow will be 3m4s longer.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 15d 12h old with just shy of 100% illumination.
Moonrise: 6:54 PM EST
Moonset: 6:33 AM EST
About Today’s Photo:
The snowpack has been so consistent this winter that “snowshrooms” have popped up in the woods. Though not as large as their VW Bug-sized cousins out west, our eastern variety are pretty impressive this season!