Tuesday, December 1, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 6:50AM it’s currently a chilly 17 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 93%, dewpoint 15, barometric pressure 30.31” and falling slowly. Yesterday’s high was 32, and the overnight low was 17.
Changeable weather will be the theme into the upcoming weekend as a series of fronts and associated lows cross the region over the next several days. The ridge of high pressure that brought our current cool and dry conditions will move east of the region today. A warm front will move northeast from the Middle Atlantic States and brining rain to the north country later today and tonight.
We’ll see partly sunny skies this morning giving way to clouds with rain likely this afternoon. Highs in will be the upper 30s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Tonight will bring more rain. Lows will be in the upper 30s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 90%.
A cold/occluded front will move into the region on Wednesday and stall over us. We’ll see cloudy skies and a 50% chance of rain showers Wednesday. Highs will be in the mid 40s with south winds around 10 mph. Wednesday night should bring rain or snow showers as and embedded low moves along the front brining in cooler air. We may see light snow accumulation. Lows will be in the lower 30s with north winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday’s looking mostly cloudy with scattered snow or rain showers. Highs will be in the mid 30s. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Thursday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the upper 20s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 48 and a low of 26. We picked up 0.10″ of rain and were down to bare ground at the snow stake.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 39 and lows of 25.
The record high was 64°F in 1934.
The record low was -4°F in 1958.
Sunrise: 7:07 AM EST
Sunset: 4:14 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 10h 12m
Length of Day: 9h 06m
Tomorrow will be 1m28s shorter.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 19d 18h old with 67% illumination. Moonrise: 10:20 PM EST
Moonset: 11:26 AM EST
About Today’s Photo:
A cap of ice sheathes a small boulder in Fargo Brook.
Panasonic Lumix GM5, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 34mm, ISO 200, f/11, 1/15″ exposure.