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Archive for November, 2015

Monday, November 30, 2015

dangling-ice

Built up ice dangles from a twig over Fargo Brook

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:50AM it’s currently a brisk 14 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 93%, dewpoint 13, barometric pressure 30.51” and rising. We picked up a 0.50” dusting of snow in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 32, and the overnight low was 14.

Forecast:

A building area of high pressure will produce mostly sunny skies
today with slightly below normal temperatures. The next weather
system arrives late Tuesday into Wednesday. A brief wintry mix is
possible with the initial surge of moisture, but expect mostly
rain with this event as temperatures warm back above normal.

We’ll see sunny skies today with highs in the lower 30s and light and variable winds, becoming southerly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be clear with lows in the lower 20s and light and variable winds.

Tuesday should start off partly sunny in the morning, then become cloudy with a 50% chance of rain in the afternoon as a warm front and associated moisture move in from the southwest. Highs will be around 40 with light and variable winds, becoming southerly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Tuesday night rain is likely with near steady temperature in the upper 30s and south winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is near 100%.

Wednesday’s looking cloudy with a 50% chance of rain showers. Highs will be in the lower 40s with southwest winds around 10 mph. Wednesday night should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of rain or snow showers as a cold/occluded front moves in from the Great Lakes. Lows will be around 30.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 47 and a low of 32. We had 4″ of snow on the ground.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 39 and lows of 26.
The record high was 63°F in 2006 (we had a high of 64).
The record low was -2°F in 1958.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 7:06 AM EST
Sunset: 4:14 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 10h 13m
Length of Day: 9h 08m
Tomorrow will be 1m32s shorter.

The Moon is waning gibbous, 18d 18h old with 77% illumination.
Moonrise: 9:20 PM EST
Moonset: 10:51 AM EST

About Today’s Photo:

This pendulous pod of ice had built up on a twig just above the moving surface of Fargo Brook.

Panasonic Lumix GM5, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 88mm, ISO 200, f/9, 1/30″  exposure.

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Sunday, November 29, 2015

fargo-ice-15

Ice begins to form on Fargo Brook

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 8:20AM it’s currently 19 degrees under mostly clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 95%, dewpoint 18, barometric pressure 30.31” and rising. Yesterday’s high was 39, and the overnight low was 19.

Forecast:

High pressure will continue building in across the region today with calm and quiet weather expected through the rest of the weekend and into start the work week. We’ll see partly sunny skies today with highs in the lower 30s and northwest winds around 10 mph. Tonight should be partly cloudy until midnight, then clearing. Lows will be around 16 with north winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.

Monday should be sunny with highs in the mid 30s and light and variable winds, becoming southerly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Monday night should be clear with lows in the lower 20s and light and variable winds.

Tuesday should start off partly sunny with a 40% chance of rain showers later in the day as a warm front lifts northeastward out of the mid-Atlantic states. Highs will be around 40 with south winds around 10 mph. Tuesday night showers are likely. Lows will be in the mid 30s. Chance of rain is 90%.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 32 and a low of 6. We picked up 1″ of new snow and had 6″ on the ground. (We had picked up 10.50″ on 11/26/14, 2.75″ on 11/27/14, and 1.5″ on 11/28/14.)

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 40 and lows of 26.
The record high was 68°F in 2005 (we had a high of 62).
The record low was 2°F in 1940.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 7:05 AM EST
Sunset: 4:15 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 10h 14m
Length of Day: 9h 10m
Tomorrow will be 1m34s shorter.

The Moon is waning gibbous, 17d 19h old with 84% illumination. Moonrise: 8:19 PM EST
Moonset: 10:10 AM EST

About Today’s Photo:

Cold temperatures are allowing ice to set up on Fargo Brook.

Panasonic Lumix GM5, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 84mm, ISO 200, f/14, 1/10″ exposure.


Tuesday, November 24, 2015

ridgeline

Bare trees along a ridgeline down in Hanksville

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:45AM it’s currently 20 degrees under party cloudy skies. Winds are calm. A few random snowflakes are drifting down. Relative humidity is 93%, dewpoint 18, barometric pressure 30.27” and rising. Yesterday’s high was 31, and the overnight low was 26.

Forecast:

A weakening upper level disturbance will bring clouds and a few snow showers or flurries to the area into this evening, mainly across northern New York. High pressure will then build into the region for Wednesday into Thursday along with fair weather and moderating temperatures.

We’ll see mostly cloudy skies with a 20% chance of snow showers. Highs will again be on the chilly side—in the lower 30s—with southwest winds around 10 mph, becoming northwesterly this afternoon. Tonight should be mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow showers until midnight, then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows will be in the lower 20s with light and variable winds. Chance of snow is 20%.

Wednesday should be mostly sunny as high pressure builds in. Highs will be in the upper 30s with light and variable winds, becoming southerly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Wednesday night should be mostly clear with lows around 30 and south winds 10 to 15 mph.

Thanksgiving Day is looking partly sunny with highs in the upper 40s and south winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Thursday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 40s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 67 and a low of 38. We picked up 0.19″ of rain.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 42 and lows of 28.
The record high was 67°F in 2014 (we had a high of 67).
The record low was 2°F in 1956.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 6:59 AM EST
Sunset: 4:17 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 10h 22m
Length of Day: 9h 18m
Tomorrow will be 1m52s shorter.

The Moon is waxing gibbous, 12d 19h old with 97% illumination.
Moonrise: 3:49 PM EST
Moonset: 5:03 AM EST

About Today’s Photo:

I’ve been kind of captivated by the look of light coming through bare trees along ridgelines this time of year. This ridge above Hanksville drew my eye.


Monday, November 23, 2015

cleffed-apple

An apple cleaved by frost

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:50AM it’s currently 26 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are out of the northwest at 4-8 mph. Relative humidity is 83%, dewpoint 21, barometric pressure 30.02” and rising slowly. Yesterday’s high was 48, and the overnight low was 26.

Forecast:

Mostly sunny and brisk conditions today will give way to increasing clouds and a few light snow showers later tonight and into Tuesday as a weakening area of low pressure moves through the region. A ridge of high pressure will then build across the north country Wednesday through Friday with dry weather and moderating temperatures.

We’ll see mostly sunny skies today with highs only in the lower 30s and northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Tonight should be mostly clear until midnight, then become partly cloudy. Lows will be around 18 with northwest winds around 10 mph, becoming westerly after midnight.

Tuesday should be partly sunny with a 30% chance of snow showers. Highs will be in the lower 30s with light and variable winds. Tuesday night should be mostly clear with lows in the lower 20s and light and variable winds.

Wednesday’s looking sunny with highs in the upper 30s and south winds around 10 mph. Wednesday night should be mostly clear with lows in the lower 30s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 51 and a low of 36. We picked up 0.11″ of rain.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 42 and lows of 29.
The record high was 68°F in 1953.
The record low was 2°F in 1972.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 6:57 AM EST
Sunset: 4:18 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 10h 24m
Length of Day: 9h 20m
Tomorrow will be 1m54s shorter.

The Moon is waxing gibbous, 11d 18h old with 92% illumination. Moonrise: 3:09 PM EST
Moonset: 3:50 AM EST

About Today’s Photo:

We went over to Boyer’s Orchard in Monkton yesterday morning to pick up some late season apples for making cider. I noticed quite a few apples still clinging to the trees that had been cleaved by frost and freezing. This one had started drying out as well.

Panasonic Lumix GM5, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 140mm, ISO 3200, f/13, 1/3200″ exposure (guess I shoulda checked my ISO…)


Sunday, November 22, 2015

slime-fungus

Multi-colored slime fungus on a fallen tree along Fargo Brook

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:55AM it’s currently a blustery 46 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are out of the south at 5-8 mph. Relative humidity is 79%, dewpoint 40, barometric pressure 29.84” and rising. We picked up a 0.01” trace of rain in the past 25hrs. Yesterday’s high was 43, and the overnight low was 38.

Forecast:

Low pressure centered just east of James Bay and its associated cold front will move northeast and away from the region today leaving breezy conditions in its wake. Any scattered rain and higher elevation snow showers will come to an end this morning. A ridge of high pressure will then build into the region with fair and dry weather expected through the upcoming week.

We’ll see partly sunny skies today with a 30% chance of rain showers this morning. Highs will be in the mid 40s with southwest winds around 15 mph and gusting up to 25 mph, becoming westerly this afternoon. Tonight should be mostly clear with lows around 19 and northwest winds around 10 mph.

Monday should be mostly sunny and seasonably cool with highs in the lower 30s and northwest winds around 10 mph. Monday night should be partly cloudy with lows around 19 and northwest winds around 10 mph.

Tuesday should be partly sunny with highs in the mid 30s and light and variable winds. Tuesday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the upper 20s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 40 and a low of 13.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 43 and lows of 29.
The record high was 69°F in 1953.
The record low was 3°F in 1969.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 6:56 AM EST
Sunset: 4:19 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 10h 26m
Length of Day: 9h 22m
Tomorrow will be 1m59s shorter.

The Moon is waxing gibbous, 10d 19h old with 85% illumination.
Moonrise: 2:32 PM EST
Moonset: 2:37 AM EST

About Today’s Photo:

My eye was drawn to this collection of multi-colored slime fungus on a fallen tree along Fargo Brook. The individual heads are now bigger than the head of a pin, but the color pops from its muted surroundings.

Panasonic Lumix GM5, Lumix 30mm macro lens, ISO 400, f/5.6, 1/80″ exposure.


Saturday, November 21, 2015

layered-trees

Layers of trees catch late afternoon sunshine

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:50AM it’s currently a frosty 24 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Wind are calm. Relative humidity is 96%, dewpoint 23, barometric pressure 30.32”. Yesterday’s high was 51, and the overnight low was 23.

Forecast:

An approaching low pressure center will track northeastward from Lake Erie this evening into north central Ontario by noon Sunday. This will drag a cold front across the region later tonight and into Sunday morning bringing increasing clouds for today along with breezy conditions and with some light rain and mountain snow showers tonight and into Sunday.

We’ll see partly sunny skies this morning with highs in the mid 40s and light and variable winds. Tonight should be mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain or mountain snow showers after midnight. Lows will be in the mid 30s with southeast winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Sunday should be mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers in the morning, then partly sunny with isolated rain showers in the afternoon as high pressure builds in behind the departing cold front. Highs will be in the mid 40s with south winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 30 mph and becoming westerly in the afternoon. Chance of rain is 50%. Sunday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 20s and west winds around 10 mph.

Monday’s looking mostly sunny and seasonably cool with highs in the mid 30s and northwest winds around 10 mph. Monday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 20s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 26 and a low of 15.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 43 and lows of 30.
The record high was 66°F in 1931.
The record low was 1°F in 1933.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 6:55 AM EST
Sunset: 4:19 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 10h 28m
Length of Day: 9h 24m
Tomorrow will be 2m1s shorter.

The Moon is waxing gibbous, 9d 18h old with 75% illumination.
Moonrise: 1:57 PM EST
Moonset: 1:24 AM EST

About Today’s Photo:

White pines and the distant ridge of bare hardwoods glow in late afternoon sunlight.

Panasonic Lumix GM5, Lumix 100-300mm lens @ 300mm, ISO 400, f/8, 1/80″ exposure.


Friday, November 20, 2015

backlit-magnolia-buds

Magnolia buds catch morning sunlight

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:50AM it’s currently 42 degrees under overcast skies. Wind are calm. Relative humidity is 95%, dewpoint 41, barometric pressure 30.04” and rising slowly. We picked up 0.63” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 55, and the overnight low was 42.

Forecast:

High pressure will gradually build into the region today which will end any lingering rain showers this morning and bring some sunshine this afternoon. Dry weather and seasonal temperatures are expected on Saturday.

We’ll see partly sunny skies today with highs in the upper 40s and southwest winds around 10 mph. Tonight should be mostly clear with lows in the upper 20s and light and variable winds.

Saturday should be partly sunny in the morning, then become mostly cloudy as low pressure approaches from the Great Lakes. Highs will be in the lower 40s with light and variable winds. Saturday night should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of rain or snow showers. Lows will be in the lower 30s with southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Sunday’s looking partly sunny with a 50% chance of rain showers. Highs will be in the lower 40s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Sunday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 20s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 35 and a low of 22.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 44 and lows of 30.
The record high was 71°F in 1991.
The record low was 5°F in 1933.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 6:53 AM EST
Sunset: 4:20 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 10h 30m
Length of Day: 9h 26m
Tomorrow will be 2m4s shorter.

The Moon is waxing gibbous, 8d 18h old with 64% illumination.
Moonrise: 1:23 PM EST
Moonset: 12:14 AM EST

About Today’s Photo:

The magnolia by out back deck has set a prodigious crop of buds. It’ll be a long wait before they bloom…

Panasonic Lumix GM5, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 109mm, ISO 400, f/5.4, 1/500″ exposure.