Monday, February 8, 2016
This morning in Huntington at 7:15AM it’s currently 19 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 93%, dewpoint 17, barometric pressure 29.91” and falling slowly. Yesterday’s high was 35, and the overnight low was 17.
A weak ridge of high pressure will keep the region dry on today before a deepening trough of low pressure produces widespread light snow for Monday night into Wednesday. Total snow accumulations will range from a dusting to several inches possible in the mountains during this time period.
We’ll see cloudy skies today with a 40% chance of light snow this afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 20s with easterly winds around 10 mph this morning, becoming light and variable. Tonight light snow is likely with snow accumulations of 1″ to 3″ possible overnight. Lows will be in the lower 20s with light and variable winds. Chance of snow is 70%.
Tuesday should be cloudy with light snow likely mainly in the morning. We my see total snow accumulations of 2″ to 4″ by midday. Highs will be in the mid 20s with light and variable winds. Chance of snow is 60%. Tuesday night should be cloudy with a 40% chance of snow showers. Lows will be around 20 with light and variable winds.
Wednesday’s looking cloudy with a 50% chance of snow showers. Highs will be in the upper 20s with light and variable winds. Wednesday night should be cloudy with a 30% chance of snow showers. Lows will be 10 to 15.
Last year on this date we had a high of 20 and a low of 17. We picked up 3″ of new snow and had 21″ at the stake.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 29 and lows of 11.
The record high was 51°F in 1925.
The record low was -25°F in 1934.
Sunrise: 7:02 AM EST
Sunset: 5:10 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 11h 09m
Length of Day: 10h 08m
Tomorrow will be 2m44s longer.
The Moon is new, 29d 11h old with 0% illumination.
Moonrise: 6:48 AM EST
Moonset: 5:35 PM EST
About Today’s Photo:
It was a hazy and snow-free Champlain Valley that greeted us from the top of Mt. Phil yesterday morning. The open waters of the Lake and completely bare fields are a tad unusual for this time of year…
Panasonic Lumix GM5, Olympus 9-18mm lens @ 9mm, ISO 800, f/14, 1/320″ exposure.