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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

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Delicate moss spore capsules above the snow

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:40AM it’s currently 34 degrees and snowing/sleeting lightly under overcast skies. Winds are out of the west at 1-4 mph. Relative humidity is 95%, dewpoint 32, barometric pressure 29.63” and falling rapidly. We picked up 0.47” of rain and 1” of sleet. We have 1” of sleet at the stake. Yesterday’s high was 37, and the overnight low was 30.

A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 10 PM EST this evening.

Forecast:

Low pressure developing off the mid Atlantic coast this morning will move northeastward and be near Cape Cod early tonight and continue into the Canadian
Maritimes on Wednesday. The low will bring freezing rain, sleet, and some snow to the region today and tonight with some lingering precipitation Wednesday morning. Another low will move in from the Ohio River valley Thursday bringing another round of mixed precipitation. Temperatures will remain stubbornly above seasonal averages into the weekend.

We’ll see sleet, rain and freezing rain this morning with mostly rain this afternoon. Ice accumulations of up to 1/4″ are possible. Highs will be in the lower 30s with north winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is near 100%. Tonight rain, freezing rain, and sleet are likely until midnight, then a chance of sleet or snow after midnight. Expect little or no snow and sleet accumulation. Temperatures will remain near steady temperature at around 30 with north winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Wednesday should be cloudy with a 30% chance of snow in the morning. Highs will be in the mid 30s with northwest winds around 10 mph. Wednesday night should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of rain or snow or sleet. Temperatures will remain near steady temperature at around 30 with south winds around 10 mph.

Thursday should be cloudy with a 50% chance of rain or snow or sleet. Highs will be in the upper 30s with southwest winds around 10 mph. Thursday night should be cloudy with a 50% chance of snow showers. Lows will be in the mid 20s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 23 and a low of -6. 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 52°F in 1999 (we had a high of 57).
The record low was -22°F in 1948.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 7:17 AM EST
Sunset: 4:50 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 10h 35m
Length of Day: 9h 32m
Tomorrow will be 2m15s longer.

The Moon is a waning crescent, 26 days old with 13% illumination.
Moonrise: 4:24 AM EST
Moonset: 2:09 PM EST

About Today’s Photo:

These delicate moss spore capsules caught my eye as they poked above the crusty snow along Fargo Brook.

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