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Sunday, January 15, 2017

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Rocks and ice at Gillette Pond yesterday

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 8:25AM it’s currently 23 degrees and snowing lightly under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 82%, dewpoint 19, barometric pressure 30.33” and rising slowly. We’ve picked up a 0.25” dusting of snow. Just that quarter inch at the stake. Yesterday’s high was 23, and the overnight low was 23.

Forecast:

An upper level disturbance will move across the area this morning bringing light snow to the northern ‘Dack York and the northern half of Vermont. Expect just a dusting. High pressure will build into the region from Canada this afternoon and remain over the area through Monday bringing drier weather and a warming trend into the middle of next week.

We’ll see cloudy skies with light snow likely this morning, then partly sunny skies this afternoon. Snow accumulation should be a dusting to 1″. Highs will be in the lower 20s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow is 70%. Tonight shoud be partly cloudy until midnight, then clearing. Lows will be around 11 with light and variable winds.

Monday should be sunny with highs in the lower 30s and southwest winds around 10 mph. Monday night should be partly cloudy with lows around 18 and southwest winds around 10 mph.

Tuesday’s looking partly sunny and seasonably mild with highs in the upper 30s and southeast winds around 10 mph. Another low pressure system moving out of the Ohio River Valley will approach Tuesday night bringing snow, sleet, or a chance of rain. Light snow accumulations are possible. Lows will be in the upper 20s. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 31 and a low of 9. We had 2.25″ of snow at the stake.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 27 and lows of 10.
The record high was 66°F in 1995.
The record low was -30°F in 1957.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 7:24 AM EST
Sunset: 4:39 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 10h 19m
Length of Day: 9h 14m
Tomorrow will be 1m50s longer.

The Moon is waning gibbous, 17.8 days old with 89% illumination.
Moonrise: 8:33 PM EST
Moonset: 9:18 AM EST

About Today’s Photo:

We went for a skate on Gillette Pond yesterday. The ice was in great shape after having been “Zambonied” by the recent warm temperatures and rain and then flash frozen overnight. There’s a good 5″-6″ of clear ice across the pond and the skating was great!

Panasonic GX8, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 14mm, ISO 800, f/14, 1/200″ exposure.

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