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Sunday, January 29, 2017

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A nice set of fisher tracks in fresh snow

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 8:00AM it’s currently 30 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are out of the west at 2-6 mph. Relative humidity is 74%, dewpoint 23, barometric pressure 29.55”. Snowpack is 2.5”. Yesterday’s high was 35, and the overnight low was 30.

Forecast:

An upper level trough and associated weak disturbance in the winds aloft will combined with a surface cold front to produce scattered snow showers through tonight. A dusting to several inches of accumulation is possible. Weak high pressure with colder temperatures are expected for Monday before a clipper
system brings widespread light snow for midweek.

We’ll see cloudy skies today with snow showers likely mainly this afternoon. Total snow accumulations could be 1″ to 3″. Highs will be in the lower 30s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow is 70%. Tonight should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of snow showers. Lows will be around 18 with west winds around 10 mph.

Monday should be mostly cloudy with a 20% chance of snow showers. Highs will be in the lower 20s with northwest winds around 10 mph. Monday night should be partly cloudy with lows around 7 above and west winds around 10 mph.

Tuesday’s looking mostly cloudy with a 40% chance of snow showers. Highs will be in the mid 20s with light and variable winds. Tuesday night should be cloudy with a 40% chance of snow showers. Lows will be around 15.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 36 and a low of 24. We had 2.5″ of snow at the stake.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 27 and lows of 10.
The record high was 49°F in 1950.
The record low was -18°F in 1954.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 7:13 AM EST
Sunset: 4:57 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 10h 46m
Length of Day: 9h 44m
Tomorrow will be 2m28s longer.

The Moon is a waxing crescent, 1.3 days old with 2% illumination.
Moonrise: 8:04 AM EST
Moonset: 6:58 PM EST

About Today’s Photo:

We skied in an inch or two of fresh snow up at Camel’s Hump Nordic yesterday. There were many kinds of tracks to be seen including this fine set up fisher tracks loping up the hill (towards the camera) and across the trail. The photo below shows the tracks up close with my ski for scale.

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Fisher tracks up close

 

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