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Sunday, March 15, 2015

Retreating snow and ice on the Huntington River

Retreating snow and ice on the Huntington River

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:20AM it’s currently 33 degrees and snowing moderately under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 97%, dewpoint 32, barometric pressure 29.63” and steady. We’ve picked up 0.25” of new snow and have 15” at the stake. We also picked up 0.30” of rain overnight. Yesterday’s high was 43, and the overnight low was 33.

Forecast:

Upper level low pressure and a developing coastal low will continue to provide the our region with a mix of rain and snow showers today, with the most notable snow accumulations occurring across central and northeast Vermont. We’ll see snow this morning tapering off this afternoon. Expect total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches. Highs will be in the lower 30s with northwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of snow is 80%. Tonight should be mostly cloudy with a 30% chance of lingering snow showers until midnight, then become partly cloudy after midnight as high pressure builds in. Lows will be around 16 with north winds 10 to 15 mph.

Monday should start out partly sunny in the morning, then become mostly cloudy. Highs will be in the upper 30s with light and variable winds. A cold front will move through Monday night bringing cloudy skies with a 50% chance of snow showers. Lows will be in the mid 20s with west winds around 10 mph.

Tuesday’s looking partly sunny with a 50% chance of snow showers. Highs will be in the lower 30s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Tuesday night should be partly cloudy with a 40% chance of snow showers as another cold front swings through. Lows will be around 10 above.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 45 and a low of 26. We had 26″ of snow at the stake.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 39 and lows of 21.
The record high was 72°F in 1990.
The record low was -12°F in 1993.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 7:04 AM EDT
Sunset: 6:57 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 12h 50m
Length of Day: 11h 53m
Tomorrow will be 3m5s longer.

The Moon is a waning crescent, 24d 11h old with 31% illumination.
Moonrise: 3:34 AM EDT
Moonset: 1:34 PM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

The snow and ice begin their inevitable retreat as the waters rise in the Huntington River.

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