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Friday, January 22, 2016

vine-frost

Delicate rime crystals on vine tendrils

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 6:35AM it’s currently 13 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 87%, dewpoint 9, barometric pressure 30.28”. We have 5.25” of snow at the stake. Yesterday’s high was 20, and the overnight low was 2.

Forecast:

Surface high pressure will continue to dominate our weather into the weekend. We’ll see mostly cloudy this morning, then partly sunny skies later in the day. Highs will be around 18 with northwest winds around 10 mph. Tonight should be partly cloudy with lows around 4 above and north winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.

Saturday should be partly sunny with highs around 20 and light and variable winds, becoming northerly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Saturday night should be mostly clear with lows around 1 above and light and variable winds.

Sunday’s looking partly sunny with highs in the lower 20s and light and variable winds. Sunday night should be mostly cloudy with lows 10 to 15.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 29 and a low of 1. We had 10″ of snow at the stake.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 27 and lows of 10.
The record high was 59°F in 1906.
The record low was -22°F in 1970.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 7:20 AM EST
Sunset: 4:47 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 10h 30m
Length of Day: 9h 27m
Tomorrow will be 2m8s longer.

The Moon is waxing gibbous, 12d 10h old with 97% illumination.
Moonrise: 3:47 PM EST
Moonset: 5:51 AM EST

About Today’s Photo:

I skied up onto the Lion’s Ridge loop of the Camel’s Hump Nordic Ski Center yesterday morning. At about 2000′ and in a wind protected pocket, the trail held some lovely rime formations on the windward side of the trees. This vine was festooned with especially delicate crystals.

Panasonic Lumix GM5, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 84mm, ISO 800, f/5.6, 1/2000″ exposure.

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2 responses

  1. Gillian

    Your concise, forecast masks perhaps the disappointment that you’re NOT reporting the storm to the south of us is coming north?

    January 22, 2016 at 7:00 am

    • Hi Gill,
      Yah, as I mentioned yesterday, the storm will be to our south and east passing too far out to see to affect us in any meaningful way. Alas…

      January 22, 2016 at 7:02 am

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