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Monday, January 16, 2017

beaver-food-ice

Stockpiled food under the ice by the beaver lodge on Gillette Pond

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:50AM it’s currently 18 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 89%, dewpoint 15, barometric pressure 30.38” and just starting to drop. We picked up 1” of fluffy snow yesterday during the morning and have about 0.5” at the stake this morning. Yesterday’s high was 24, and the overnight low was 8.

Forecast:

High pressure over the region this morning will deliver mostly sunny skies today and into Tuesday. Low pressure moving out of the Ohio River valley Tuesday will set the stage for another round of mixed precipitation Tuesday night into Wednesday. Dry and unseasonably be warm condition are on tap for the remainder of the work week.

We’ll see sunny skies today with highs in the lower 30s and southwest winds around 10 mph. Tonight should be clear until midnight, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows will be around 20 with southwest winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.

Tuesday should be partly sunny with a chance of rain or snow in the afternoon as the aforementioned low approaches. Highs will be in the mid 30s with light and variable winds, becoming southeasterly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Tuesday night snow or rain likely with some light snow accumulation possible. Lows will be in the upper 20s with southeast winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Wednesday snow transitioning to rain is likely. Highs will be in the upper 30s with southeast winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Wednesday night should be cloudy with a 50% chance of snow or rain showers. Lows will be around 30.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 37 and a low of 22. We had 1.5″ of snow at the stake.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 27 and lows of 10.
The record high was 63°F in 1995.
The record low was -21°F in 2009 (we had a low of -20).

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 7:23 AM EST
Sunset: 4:40 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 10h 20m
Length of Day: 9h 16m
Tomorrow will be 1m52s longer.

The Moon is waning gibbous, 18.8 days old with 82% illumination.
Moonrise: 9:37 PM EST
Moonset: 9:49 AM EST

About Today’s Photo:

There’s an active beaver lodge on the eastern shore of Gillette pond about halfway down the main arm. In the fall, beavers will stockpile branches and twigs near their lodge to get them through the winter. The stockpile was plain to see through the clear ice the other day.

Panasonic GX8, Lumix 14-140mm lens @14mm, ISO 800, f/10, 1/200″ exposure.

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