Tuesday, December 13, 2016
This morning in Huntington at 7:45AM it’s currently 19 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 91%, dewpoint 17, barometric pressure 30.06” and rising slowly. We picked up 1.75” of new snow overnight and have 5” at the stake. Yesterday’s high was 35, and the overnight low was 19.
Weak high pressure over the region today will keep us dry with near normal temperatures. Light snow is expected tonight as a cold front swings through with a dusting to several inches of accumulation possible especially in the mountains. A series of Arctic fronts will produce occasional snow showers and
snow squalls on Wednesday into Thursday with several inches of snow expected. The coldest air of the season will move in Thursday night into Friday bringing below zero temperatures overnight.
This morning’s clear skies will give way to partly cloudy skies with a 20% chance of snow showers this afternoon. Highs will be around 30 with west winds around 10 mph, becoming southerly this afternoon. Tonight snow showers are likely with total snow accumulations of a dusting to 2″. Lows will be in the lower 20s with wouthwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow is 70%.
Wednesday should be partly sunny with a 40% chance of snow showers. Highs will be in the mid 20s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Wednesday night should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of snow showers. Lows will be around 11 with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph.
Thursday’s looking mostly cloudy with highs only around 14 and west winds around 10 mph. Thursday night should be partly cloudy with a 50% chance of snow showers. It’ll be much colder with lows 0 to -5 below.
Last year on this date we had a high of 41 and a low of 31.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 34 and lows of 20.
The record high was 56°F in 1946.
The record low was -9°F in 1982.
Sunrise: 7:19 AM EST
Sunset: 4:13 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 9h 59m
Length of Day: 8h 53m
Tomorrow will be 0m34s shorter.
The Moon is the full “Cold” moon (Northeast Native American, Celtic), 14 days old with 100% illumination.
Moonrise: 4:26 PM EST
Moonset: 6:27 AM EST
Other names for this month’s full moon include: “Christmas” (Colonial American), “Oak” (English, Medieval Wiccan), and “Long Night” (Neo Pagan Wiccan).
About Today’s Photo:
Another shot of anchor ice in Fargo Brook. This time close up as the water streams by.
Panasonic GX8, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 140mm, circular polarizing filter, ISO 160, f/20, 1.3″ exposure.