Friday, December 2, 2016
This morning in Huntington at 8:15AM it’s currently 38 degrees and sprinkling a bit under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 91%, dewpoint 36, barometric pressure 29.70”. We picked up 0.30” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 48, and the overnight low was 34.
Deep low pressure moving slowly east through southern Quebec will continue to influence our weather through Saturday with plenty of clouds and periods of higher terrain rain and snow showers. We should see some sun in the later half of the weekend as a ridge of high pressure builds into the region on Sunday bringing fair and dry weather which should continue into the early part of next week.
We’ll see cloudy skies today with periods of rain this afternoon. Snow may mix in at elevations above 1500′. Highs will be around 42F with winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain is 80%. Tonight should be cloudy with snow showers mostly over higher elevations, though snow should eventually reach valley floors before daybreak Sunday. Some rain may mix in early. Lows will be around 33F with winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow is 80% with 1″ to 3″ of snow expected in Huntington and 4″ to 6″ over mountain summits.
Saturday should be variably cloudy with snow showers. Temperasures will be nearly steady in the mid 30s with winds NW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow is 70% with 1″ to 3″ of snow expected. Saturday night will bring more lingering snow showers. Low will be around 27F with winds NW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow is 60% with a dusting to 1″ of snow expected.
Sunday’s looking cloudy early then becoming partly cloudy later in the day. Highs will be around 32F with winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph. Sunday night should be partly cloudy skies in the evening, then becoming cloudy overnight. Lows will be around 22F with light and variable winds.
Last year on this date we had a high of 47 and a low of 38. We picked up 0.63″ of rain.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 39 and lows of 25.
The record high was 62°F in 1914.
The record low was -3°F in 1989.
Sunrise: 7:09 AM EST
Sunset: 4:13 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 10h 09m
Length of Day: 9h 04m
Tomorrow will be 1m21s shorter.
The Moon is a waxing crescent, 2.6 days old with 7% illumination.
Moonrise: 9:25 AM EST
Moonset: 7:10 PM EST
About Today’s Photo:
There are a lot of oaks, both white and red, around my family’s place down in Grafton. This leaf had found itself trapped in the ice at the edge of the lower beaver pond. The dusting of graupel adds to the confection.
Panasonic GX8, Olympus 60mm lens, ISO 800, f/3.2, 1/1000″ exposure.