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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

taft-meadow-copse

A trio of trees form a copse on a steep hay meadow

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:30AM it’s currently 32 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 97%, dewpoint 32, barometric pressure 29.92”. We picked up 0.50” of new snow and have 3” at the stake. Yesterday’s high was 38, and the overnight low was 24.

Forecast:

A weak trough of low pressure is currently bringing light snow to the region and will continue through the morning commute. Accumulations will be light but will create slippery driving conditions. A strong upper level trough will move through the Great Lakes overnight bringing additional snow showers Thursday into Friday as colder air begins to moves in to the region. Significant lake effect snow accumulations are possible in parts of northern New York with some accumulations over higher elevations of the northern Greens as well. Valley locations in Vermont should only see a dusting to an inch. The weekend is expected to be seasonably cold with scattered snow showers each day.

We’ll see cloudy with snow showers mainly during the morning. Highs will be around 38F with winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow is 40%. Tonight should be mostly cloudy with a few flurries or snow showers possible. Lows will be around 30F with winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday should be cloudy with snow showers developing in the afternoon. Highs will be around 35F with winds SW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow is 50%. Thursday night should bring occasional snow showers. Lows will be around 25F with winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow is 40% with snow accumulations less than 1″.

Friday’s looking cloudy with snow showers mainly during the morning. It’ll be colder with highs around 26F with winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow is 40%. Friday night should be mostly cloudy with low near 15F and winds NW at 10 to 15 mph.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 42 and a low of 23.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 36 and lows of 23.
The record high was 67°F in 1998 (we had a high of 64).
The record low was -6°F in 1906.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 7:14 AM EST
Sunset: 4:12 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 10h 04m
Length of Day: 8h 58m
Tomorrow will be 1m0s shorter.

The Moon is in its first quarter, 7.4 days old with 50% illumination.
Moonrise: 12:31 PM EST
No Moon Set

About Today’s Photo:

A hay meadow hiding above Taft Road offers a nice pitch for some early season turns. The distinctive copse of trees in the middle of the meadow makes for an atmospheric photo opp.

Panasonic GX8, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 30mm, ISO 800, f/14, 1/100″ exposure.

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