Saturday, October 17, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 8:20AM it’s currently 39 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are out of the west at 3-6 mph. Relative humidity is 90%, dewpoint 37, barometric pressure 29.95” and rising slowly. We picked up 0.06” of rain overnight. Yesterday’s high was 53, and the overnight low was 34.
We’ve got a raw weekend ahead of us courtesy of a deep trough of low pressure that will produce much below-normal temperatures along with scattered rain and snow showers. Snow accumulations of a dusting to 3″ is expected above 1500 feet. Temperatures will hold mainly in the 30s in the mountains and 40s
in the valleys today with lows in the 20s to middle 30s tonight. Some areas
of frost are likely in the Champlain Valley tonight.
We’ll see rain showers mixed with snow mainly this morning. Snow accumulations a dusting to 1″ my occur. Highs will only be in the lower 40s with northwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Tonight should be partly cloudy with 30% chance of rain showers or a slight chance of snow showers until midnight. Lows will be in the upper 20s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday should be cloudy with a chance of snow showers in the morning, then a chance of snow or rain showers in the afternoon. Highs will only be in the upper 30s with northwest winds around 10 mph gusting up to 25 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Sunday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 20s and northwest winds around 10 mph.
High pressure will build in briefly for Monday bringing mostly sunny skies with highs in the lower 40s and southwest winds around 10 mph. Monday night should be partly cloudy with a 40% chance of rain showers as a cold front approaches. Lows will be in the mid 30s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 66 and a low of 54. We picked up 0.74″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 57 and lows of 39.
The record high was 85°F in 1947.
The record low was 23°F in 1937.
Sunrise: 7:09 AM EDT
Sunset: 6:04 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 11h 54m
Length of Day: 10h 55m
Tomorrow will be 2m56s shorter.
The Moon is a waxing crescent, 4d 12h old with 18% illumination.
Moonrise: 11:21 AM EDT
Moonset: 9:13 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
There’s a pretty little stream tucked into the woods just off the meadow at Windekind Farm. The fall leaves contrast nicely with the falling water and green mosses on the rocks.
Panasonic Lumix GM5, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 14mm, circular polarizing filter, ISO 800, f/3.5, 1/13″ exposure.