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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

The strong March sun goes to work on snow-shroom

The strong March sun goes to work on snow-shroom

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:30AM it’s currently 26 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 92%, dewpoint 24, barometric pressure 30.25”. We have 20.5” of snow at the stake. Yesterday’s high was a splendid 41, and the overnight low was 23.

Forecast:

Above normal temperatures will continue today and Wednesday as a west to southwesterly airflow pattern brings warmer air into the region. Dry weather is expected today, but there may be a few mountain snow showers on Wednesday as a weak trough of low pressure passes just to our north. We’ll see partly sunny skies today with highs in the mid 40s and south winds 10 to 15 mph. Tonight should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 30s and southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday should be mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain or snow showers in the morning, then partly sunny with a slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs will be in the lower 40s with west winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Wednesday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 20s and northwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 35 mph.

Thursday’s looking mostly sunny and cooler with highs in the upper 20s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 35 mph. Thursday night should be mostly clear and relatively chilly with lows around 10 above.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 36 and a low of 22. We picked up 1.75″ of new snow and had 16″ at the stake.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 37 and lows of 19.
The record high was 63°F in 2002 (we had a high of 67).
The record low was -9°F in 1971.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 7:13 AM EDT
Sunset: 6:51 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 12h 35m
Length of Day: 11h 37m
Tomorrow will be 3m5s longer.

The Moon is waning gibbous, 19d 11h old with 81% illumination.
Moonrise: 11:49 PM EDT
Moonset: 9:30 AM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

The March sun is strong and is starting to melt the snowpack. This snow-shroom on a cherry stump is starting to topple.

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