Friday, October 28, 2016
This morning in Huntington at 8:45AM it’s currently 38 degrees and raining steadily under overcast skies. Winds are calm (after howling quite a bit last night…) Relative humidity is 96%, dewpoint 37, barometric pressure 30.10” and risings slowly. We picked up 0.61” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 39, and the overnight low was 38.
A developing coastal low over southern New England will move northeastward over the next 24 hours bringing occasional rain and snow showers across most of Vermont today with scattered precipitation over northern New York. Additional wet snow accumulation of an inch or so is possible below 2000′. Precipitation will taper off this afternoon with mostly cloudy skies and cool temperatures prevailing. Our next weather maker arrives on Saturday with breezy conditions and mainly rain showers as temperatures climb to near normal levels.
We’ll see light rain or light snow this morning, then very light drizzle likely this afternoon. Snow accumulation may be a dusting to 2″ mostly over higher terrain. Highs will be in the lower 40s with north winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is near 100%. Tonight should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of very light drizzle or a slight chance of light rain until midnight, then a chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows will be in the mid 30s with northwest winds around 10 mph, becoming westerly after midnight.
Saturday should be cloudy with a 50% chance of rain showers. Highs will be in the upper 40s with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Saturday night should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers. Lows will be around 40 with west winds 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday’s looking mostly cloudy with highs in the mid 40s and northwest winds around 10 mph. Sunday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 30s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 54 and a low of 27.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 53 and lows of 36.
The record high was 75°F in 1947.
The record low was 19°F in 1974.
Sunrise: 7:24 AM EDT
Sunset: 5:46 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 11h 21m
Length of Day: 10h 22m
Tomorrow will be 2m47s shorter.
The Moon is a waning crescent, 27.4 days old with 5% illumination.
Moonrise: 5:09 AM EDT
Moonset: 5:09 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
A week or so ago I bushwacked my way to the top of Little Baldy—one of the 4 “summitettes” in the Bald Hill complex. I’d never been there before and was happy to see such a nice view of the Hump.
Panasonic GX8, Olympus 9-18mm lens @ 18mm, ISO 800, f/14, 1/160″ exposure.