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Tuesday, December 27, 2016

ice-bells

Ice bells formed in Fargo Brook

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:55AM it’s currently 44 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are out of the southwest at 0-3 mph. Relative humidity is 81%, dewpoint 38, barometric pressure 29.66” and rising slowly. We picked up 0.27” of rain in the past 24hrs. Snowpack is down to a spotty 1.5”. Yesterday’s high was 44, and the temp bumped up to 48 overnight.

Forecast:

The low pressure system that deliverd yesterday’s nastiness is currently moving into the Canadian Maritimes this morning. It will drag a trailing cold front through the region tonight and into Wednesday bringing chances of scattred snow to northern regions. A more potent coastal storm looks to deliver some more significant snow to the eastern regions Thursday night into Friday. Stay tuned!

We’ll see cloudy skies today with a 20% chance of rain showers this morning. Highs will top out in the lower 40s this morning and drop into the mid-30s this afternoon. Winds will be out of the west winds 15 to 20 mph and gusting up to 30 mph. Tonight should be cloudy with a 50% chance of snow showers mainly after midnight. Lows will be in the mid 20s with west winds 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday should be cloudy with a 50% chance of snow showers. Highs will be in the upper 20s with northwest winds around 10 mph. Wednesday night should be cloudy with near steady temperature in the mid 20s and light and variable winds.

Thursday should bring snow or rain in valley locations with light snow accumulation expected. Highs will be in the lower 30s with southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Thursday night snow is likely with additional moderate snow accumulations possible west of the Greens and more significant snow east of the Greens. Lows will be in the upper 20s. Chance of snow is 70%.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 44 and a low of 27. We picked up 0.26″ of rain.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 30 and lows of 14.
The record high was 55°F in 1949.
The record low was -23°F in 1968.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 7:27 AM EST
Sunset: 4:19 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 9h 59m
Length of Day: 8h 52m
Tomorrow will be 0m32s longer.

The Moon a waning crescent, 27.7 days old with 3.6% illumination.
Moonrise: 5:39 AM EST
Moonset: 3:29 PM EST

About Today’s Photo:

I call these interesting ice formations “ice bells”. They form just above the surface of the running water. I’m sure they’re gone this morning as Fargo Brook is running higer after the overnight rains.

Panasonic GX8, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 46mm, ISO 800, f/20, 1/13″ exposure.

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4 responses

  1. Bernstein, Ira M

    Look like “pedicles”. Or foot icicles Ira

    December 27, 2016 at 8:23 am

    • Quite apt Ira. And coming from a doc no less… Cheers, John

      December 27, 2016 at 8:49 am

  2. Nice photo! I recently subscribed to your weather blog and now look forward to reading it every morning. Thanks!

    Deborah

    On Dec 27, 2016 8:17 AM, “East Street Weather Blog” wrote:

    johnhadden posted: ” Morning Observation: This morning in Huntington at 7:55AM it’s currently 44 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are out of the southwest at 0-3 mph. Relative humidity is 81%, dewpoint 38, barometric pressure 29.66” and rising slowly. We picked up 0.27” o”

    December 27, 2016 at 9:50 am

    • Thanks Deborah! And thanks for subscribing!

      December 27, 2016 at 10:16 am

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