Monday, December 26, 2016
This morning in Huntington at 7:30AM it’s currently 9 degrees under a lovely pinked partly cloudy sky. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 89%, dewpoint 7, barometric pressure 30.71” and falling slowly. We have 4” of snow at the stake. Yesterday’s high was 37, and the overnight low was 8.
The roller-coaster continues. Low pressure tracking east from the Great Lakes into central Canada will bring a variety of weather to the region today into tonight including light mixed precipitation, rain and gusty winds. After milder weather returns tonight into Tuesday, temperatures will gradually cool to more seasonal late December values by later this week. The weather pattern will remain active through most of the upcoming week with the next chance of widespread light snows arriving by Thursday into Thursday night.
We’ll see partly sunny skies this morning, then cloudy skies with a chance of rain or freezing rain and a slight chance of sleet this afternoon. It’ll be breezy with highs climbing into the upper 30s with southeast winds 10 to 15 mph, increasing to south 20 to 25 mph and gusting up to 40 mph this afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Tonight will bring rain with lows in the upper 30s and south winds 20 to 30 mph gusting up to 50 mph. Chance of rain is 80%.
Tuesday should be cloudy with a 50% chance of rain showers and a chance of snow showers in the afternoon as a cold front swings through. It’ll be breezy with highs topping out around 40 in the morning and falling during the day. Winds will be out of the west at 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. Tuesday night should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of snow showers. Lows will be in the mid 20s with west winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph.
Wednesday snow showers are likely with little or no snow accumulation. Highs will be around 30 with northwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of snow is 60%. Wednesday night should be mostly cloudy with lows around 20.
Last year on this date we had a high of 44 and a low of 26.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 30 and lows of 14.
The record high was 58°F in 1982.
The record low was -26°F in 1980.
Sunrise: 7:26 AM EST
Sunset: 4:18 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 9h 58m
Length of Day: 8h 52m
Tomorrow will be 0m26s longer.
The Moon is a waning crescent,
Moonrise: 4:44 AM EST
Moonset: 2:49 PM EST
About Today’s Photo:
A seep at the top of a small cliff near the Mailbox beaver pond creates toothlike icicles.
Panasonic GX8, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 34mm, ISO 800, f/8, 1/50″ exposure.