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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

cork-leaves

Bright yellow Amur cork leaves in our side yard

 

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 8:30AM it’s currently a breezy 35 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are out of the west at 3-6 mph. Relative humidity is 68%, dewpoint 25, barometric pressure 30.10” and rising. Yesterday’s high was 49, and the overnight low was 35.

Forecast:

Low pressure currenlty over PEI will continue to produce brisk winds and chilly temperatures through midweek with scattered mainly mountains snow showers. Temperatures will be in the 30s in the mountains to lower 40s in the valleys today and Wednesday. Low pressure moving out of the Ohio River valley will bring widespread precipitation on Thursday into Friday with some snow accumulation likely in the mountains and breezy southeast winds along the western slopes of the Greens.

We’ll see cloudy skies today with a 50% chance of snow or rain showers. Highs will be around 40 with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Tonight will be cloudy with a 50% chance of rain or showers until midnight. Lows will be in the lower 30s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday should be cloudy in the morning, then become partly sunny as a brief interval of high pressure builds in from the north. Highs will be in the upper 30s with northwest winds around 10 mph. Wednesday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 20s and light and variable winds.

The aforementioned low pressure system will move in on Thursday bringing rain during the day. Highs will be in the lower 40s with southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 80%. Thursday night should bring rain or snow with little or no snow accumulation in valley locations. Lows will be in the mid 30s. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 57 and a low of 45. We picked up 0.18″ of rain.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 54 and lows of 36.
The record high was 78°F in 1979.
The record low was 20°F in 1961.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 7:20 AM EDT
Sunset: 5:50 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 11h 30m
Length of Day: 10h 30m
Tomorrow will be 2m50s shorter.

The Moon is a waning crescnet, 24.6 days old with 25% illumination.
Moonrise: 2:08 AM EDT (10/25)
Moonset: 3:45 PM EDT (10/25)

About Today’s Photo:

We have what might be one of the only Amur cork trees in Vermont in our side yard. We got it decades ago from a local nurseryman (thanks Paul!) and it’s grown to over 40′ tall. Most falls, a hard freeze will cause its leaves to drop before they change color, but this year, it’s putting on a great show glowing bright yellow against the incoming stick season.

Panasonic GX8, Lumix 20mm prime lens, ISO 800, f/1.7, 1/5000″ exposure.

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