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Monday, January 23, 2017

moss-under-snow

Tawny mosses beneath the snow

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:50AM it’s currently 34 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are out of the south at 3-5 mph. Relative humidity is 78%, dewpoint 28, barometric pressure 30.04” and rising slowly. Yesterday’s high was 37, and the overnight low was 34.

There is a Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 7:00PM this evening to 10:00PM EST Tuesday.

Forecast:

Active and snowy weather on the horizon! Low pressure will develop along the mid Atlantic coast today and move slowly northeastward and be just south of Cape Cod by early Tuesday night bringing snow, sleet, and some freezing rain to the region late tonight and Tuesday. Another low will move through the region Wednesday bringing a chance of more mixed precipitation.

We’ll see cloudy skies today with highs in the mid 30s and southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Tonight should be cloudy with snow arriving after midnight for our area. Snow accumulations could be on the order of 2″ to 4″ by daybreak. Lows will be in the upper 20s with east winds around 10 mph, becoming northeasterly after midnight. Chance of snow is 90%.

Tuesday snow is likely with additional snow accumulations of 3″ to 5″ possible. Highs will be in the lower 30s with north winds around 10 mph. Chance of snow is near 100%. Tuesday night snow is likely with additional light snow accumulation possible. Lows will be in the mid 20s with light and variable winds. Chance of snow is 70%.

Wednesday’s looking mostly cloudy with highs in the mid 30s and southwest winds around 10 mph. Wednesday night should be cloudy with a 50% chance of snow or rain showers. Lows will be in the lower 30s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 20 and a low of -4. We had 5″ of snow at the stake.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 27 and lows of 10.
The record high was 64°F in 1906.
The record low was -19°F in 1970.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 7:18 AM EST
Sunset: 4:49 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 10h 33m
Length of Day: 9h 30m
Tomorrow will be 2m13s longer.

The Moon is a waning crescent, 25 days old with 20% illumination.
Moonrise: 3:29 AM EST
Moonset: 1:26 PM EST

About Today’s Photo:

Tawny sphagnum mosses add a splash of muted color in shallow snow along Fargo Brook.

Panasonic GX8, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 28mm, ISO 800, f/13, 1/30″ exposure.

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