Friday, December 23, 2016
This morning in Huntington at 7:30AM it’s currently 24 degrees under partly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 93%, dewpoint 23, barometric pressure 30.25” and rising slowly. We picked up 1.25” of new snow in the past 24hrs and have 6” at the stake. Yesterday’s high was 34, and the overnight low was 24.
High pressure will build into the region today bringing dry, sunny, and seasonably warm conditions today. Clouds will build in tonight as an upper level trough of low pressure moves toward the region. Low will cross the region tomorrow bringing widespread light rain and snow Saturday mid-morning. The low will move out Saturday night and high pressure returns for Christmas day bringing dry weather along with highs in the mid 20s to lower 30s.
We’ll see partly sunny skies today with highs in the upper 30s and southwest winds around 10 mph. Tonight should be partly cloudy until midnight, then become cloudy. Lows will be around 30 with south winds around 10 mph.
Saturday will bring rain with possible snow or sleet in the morning, then rain likely in the afternoon. Expect little or no snow and sleet accumulation. Highs will be in the upper 30s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Saturday night should be mostly cloudy with lows in the mid 20s and northwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph.
Sunday’s looking partly sunny with highs in the upper 20s and northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Sunday night should be partly cloudy with lows 5 to 10.
Last year on this date we had a high of 59 and a low of 36. We picked up 0.94″ of rain.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 31 and lows of 15.
The record high was 58°F in 1990.
The record low was -18°F in 1955.
Sunrise: 7:25 AM EST
Sunset: 4:16 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 9h 57m
Length of Day: 8h 51m
Tomorrow will be 0m13s longer.
The Moon is a waning crescent, 24 days olde with 29% illumination.
Moonrise: 1:51 AM EST
Moonset: 1:13 PM EST
About Today’s Photo:
I love the play of shadows on the snow in afternoon light. This little twist of dried vine casts an intersting shadow across the fresh snow.
Panasonic GX8, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 28mm, ISO 800, f/10, 1/800″ exposure.