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Monday, December 7, 2015

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Venus and the crescent moon in this morning’s sky

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:45AM it’s currently 24 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. The beautiful pairing the crescent moon and Venus hang in the southeast sky. Relative humidity is 96%, dewpoint 23, barometric pressure 30.16”. Yesterday’s high was 42, and the overnight low was 23.

Forecast:

High pressure over the region this morning will continue to deliver dry, and seasonably mild conditions for the next two days. We’ll see partly sunny skies today with highs in the mid 30s and light and variable winds, becoming northwesterly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be mostly cloudy until midnight, then becoming partly cloudy with patchy valley fog after midnight. Lows will be in the lower 20s with light and variable winds.

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

Wednesday’s looking partly sunny with highs in the lower 40s and south winds around 10 mph. A shortwave trough will cross the region Wednesday night brining mostly cloudy skies with a 30% chance of rain or sleet over higher elevations. Lows will be in the lower 30s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 30 and a low of 2(!). We had 1.80″ of snow on the ground.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 36 and lows of 23.
The record high was 67°F in 1998 (we had a high of 64).
The record low was -6°F in 1906.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 7:13 AM EST
Sunset: 4:12 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 10h 05m
Length of Day: 8h 59m
Tomorrow will be 1m4s shorter.

The Moon is a waning crescent, 25d 18h old with 14% illumination.
Moonrise: 3:12 AM EST
Moonset: 2:17 PM EST

About Today’s Photo:

Venus and the crescent moon put on a lovely show in this morning’s sky. Jupiter was just a bit to the west as well.

Panasonic Lumix GM5, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 102mm, ISO 1600, f/5.4, 1/20″ exposure.

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