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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

winterberry-pond

Winterberries by the beaver pond down in Grafton

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:20AM it’s currently 37 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 36, barometric pressure 29.91”. We picked up 0.40” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 43, and the overnight low was 37.

Forecast:

We’re in a bit of a dry albeit foggy slot between weather systems this morning. Low pressure the Wisconsin/Minnesota border this morning will shift north of the Great Lakes by Thursday morning, and then eastward through southern Ontario on Friday. This will bring unsettled conditions to the region through the end of the work week with rain and some snow at higher elevations. Temperatures will remain above seasonal averages until Saturday when high pressure begins to build in.

We’ll see foggy conditions this morning, then occasional rain showers during the afternoon. Highs will be around 48F with winds ESE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 90%. Tonight rain is likely. Lows will be around 41F with winds ESE at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain is 100% with rainfall near 1/4″.

Thursday should be cloudy with a few showers later in the day. Highs will be around 46F with winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 30%. Thursday night should bring a few rain showers early mixing with snow showers late over higher elevations. Lows will be around 36F with winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Friday should bring rain showers in the morning becoming a steady light rain in the afternoon. Snow may mix in over higher elevations. Highs will be around 41F with winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Friday night should be variably cloudy with snow showers. Lows should be around 31F with light and variable winds. Chance of snow is 60% with snowfall around 1″ most likely over higher elevations.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 32 and a low of 14. We picked up 0.50″ of snow and 0.50″ of rain.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 39 and lows of 26.
The record high was 63°F in 2006 (we had a high of 64).
The record low was -2°F in 1958.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 7:07 AM EST
Sunset: 4:14 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 10h 12m
Length of Day: 9h 07m
Tomorrow will be 1m28s shorter.

The Moon is a waxing crescent, 1 day old with 0.6% illumination.
Moonrise: 7:45 AM EST
Moonset: 5:31 PM EST

About Today’s Photo:

Winterberry Holly (Ilex verticillata) is the only true holly native to New England. It prefers wetland habits, and its glossy red berries provide an important source of food for a variety of critters. There were large thickets of the holly around the beaver pond at my family’s place in Grafton.

Panasonic GX8, Olympus 60mm macro lens, ISO 800, f/2.8, 1/500″ exposure.

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