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Monday, December 12, 2016

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Achor ice in Fargo Brook

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:25AM it’s currently 29 degrees and snizzling lightly. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 85%, dewpoint 25, barometric pressure 29.80” and falling rapidly. We picked up 2” of new snow overnight and have 3.75” at the stake. Yesterday’s high was 28, and the overnight low was 25.

A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 1 PM EST this afternoon.

Forecast:

Snow should continue to fall across the region through the morning hours today with a widespread 2″ to 5″ expected with localized higher amounts possible in the mountains. The steadier snow will end by midday with temperatures climbing into the upper 20s to mid 30s. An Arctic cold front will produce scattered
snow showers and possible snow squalls on Wednesday into Thursday, followed by below normal temperatures and bitterly cold wind chills heading into the weekend.

We’ll see snow this morning, then a chance of rain or snow showers this afternoon. Total snow accumulations should be 3″ to 5″. Highs will be in the mid 30s with southeast winds 15 to 20 mph, becoming southwesterly 10 to 15 mph this afternoon. Chance of precipitation is near 100%. Tonight should be cloudy with a 40% chance of snow or rain showers until midnight, then a slight chance of snow showers after midnight. Lows will be in the mid 20s with west winds 10 to 15 mph.

Tuesday should be mostly cloudy with highs in the lower 30s and west winds around 10 mph, becoming southwesterly in the afternoon. Tuesday night should be mostly cloudy with lows in the lower 20s and southwest winds around 10 mph.

Wednesday’s looking partly sunny with a 30% chance of snow. Highs will be in the mid 20s with southwest winds around 10 mph. Wednesday night should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of snow. Lows will be around 10 above.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 51 and a low 36.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 34 and lows of 20.
The record high was 59°F in 1899.
The record low was -13°F in 1977.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 7:18 AM EST
Sunset: 4:12 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 10h 00m
Length of Day: 8h 53m
Tomorrow will be 0m38s shorter.

The Moon is waxing gibbous, 12.8 days old with 96% illumination.
Moonrise: 3:35 PM EST
Moonset: 5:14 AM EST

About Today’s Photo:

Cold temperatures have allowed anchor ice—ice forming on rocks in mid-stream—to form in Fargo Brook. A slow shutter speed makes for an interesting floating effect in the current.

Panasonic GX8, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 46mm, circular polarizing filter, ISO 160, f/22, 1/1.6″ exposure.

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4 responses

  1. Nice note of the moment John – we’re on the same page today. Have a good one!

    December 12, 2016 at 8:09 am

  2. Robin Worn

    I had to look up achor ice and found out about “anchor ice” – learned something new – then went to look up snizzling – no such thing but there should be! what a great word, a perfect description!

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    December 12, 2016 at 9:51 am

    • Not sure where the term “snizzle” came from. I’ve been using it for decades. Not sure if I coined it or not… But I have heard the Eye on the Sky guys using it!

      December 13, 2016 at 12:56 pm

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