Saturday, February 4, 2017
This morning in Huntington at 8:20AM it’s currently 8 degrees under mostly clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 87%, dewpoint 5, barometric pressure 30.22” and rising slowly. We picked up 2” of new snow in the past 24hrs and have 5.5” at the stake. Yesterday’s high was 24, and the overnight low was 7.
High pressure is currently building into the region this morning, but this early sunshine will give way to clouds this afternoon in advance of a clipper system that will bring light snowfall to the region Sunday with a colder airmass returning Monday. A more substantial low pressure system will bring windy conditions and mixed wintry precipitation Tuesday afternoon into Wednesday of next week.
We’ll see sunny skies this morning giving was to mostly cloudy skies this afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 20s with west winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Tonight should be mostly cloudy with a slight chance of flurries until midnight. Lows will be around 17 with southwest winds around 10 mph.
Sunday should be cloudy with a 40% chance of light snow. Highs will be around 30 with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Sunday night shoud be cloudy with a 50% chance of light snow. Lows will be around 17 with west winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 30 mph.
Monday’s looking mostly cloudy with highs in the lower 20s and northwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Monday night should be mostly cloudy with lows around 10 above.
Last year on this date we had a high of 57 and a low of 28. We picked up 0.30″ of rain. Bare ground at the stake.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 28 and lows of 10
The record high was 54°F in 2016 (we had a high of 57).
The record low was -26°F in 1963.
Sunrise: 7:06 AM EST
Sunset: 5:06 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 11h 01m
Length of Day: 9h 59m
Tomorrow will be 2m38s longer.
The Moon is in its first quarter, 7.6 days old with 52% illumination.
Moonrise: 11:25 AM EST
Moonset: 12:41 AM EST
About Today’s Photo:
Cold temperatures have been creating more fine feathery ice crystals near the open water of Fargo Brook.
Panasonic GX8, Olympus 60mm macro lens, ISO 800, f/13, 1/80″ exposure.