Tuesday, December 20, 2016
This morning in Huntington at 7:30AM it’s currently 16 degrees under mostly clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 68%, dewpoint 7, barometric pressure 30.56” and falling slowly. We have 3.5” of snow at the stake. Yesterday’s high was 18, and the overnight low was 6.
High pressure will continue to deliver quiet weather over the next 24 hours. Temperatures will moderate for the remainder of the work week with the next chance of light rain or snow showers arriving on Thursday with a weak trough passing to our north.
We’ll see sunny this morning, then partly sunny skies this afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 20s with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Tonight should be partly cloudy with lows around 20 and southwest winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 30 mph.
Wednesday should be partly sunny with a 20% chance of snow showers in the morning, then mostly cloudy in the afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 30s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Wednesday night should be cloudy with a 50% chance of snow. Lows will be in the mid 20s with south winds around 10 mph.
Thursday should bring light snow in the morning mixing with rain in the broader valleys later in the day. Light snow accumulations on the order of a dusting to 2″ possible. Highs will be in the mid 30s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Thursday night should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of snow. Lows will be in the mid 20s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 33 and a low of 21. We picked up 2.25″ of snow and had 2.25″ at the stake.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 32 and lows of 17.
The record high was 62°F in 1957.
The record low was -23°F in 1942.
Sunrise: 7:24 AM EST
Sunset: 4:15 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 9h 57m
Length of Day: 8h 50m
Tomorrow will be 0m2s shorter.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 21.4 days old with 57% illumination.
Moonrise: 11:53 PM EST
Moonset: 11:50 AM EST
About Today’s Photo:
Open water, edge ice, frost and snow along Fargo Brook. An interesting layering…
Panasonic GX8, Olympus 60mm macro lens, ISO 800, f/13, 1/160″ exposure.