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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

tree-well

Wind-sculped snow around a tree

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:55AM it’s currently 7 degrees under mostly clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 88%, dewpoint 4, barometric pressure 29.92” and falling slowly. We picked up 4.75” of new snow in the past 24hrs and have 14” at the stake. Yesterday’s high was 27, and the overnight low was 7.

Forecast:

This morning’s sunshine will give way to clouds later today out ahead of a clipper low which will move down from northern Ontario tonight into Wednesday bringing some more light snow showers. The low will swing up the Canadian Maritime coast Thursday bringing some lingering wrap-around snow showers Thursday. High pressure will build in Friday bringing fair, dry and unseasonably warm weather into the upcoming weekend.

We’ll see sunny skies this morning giving way to mostly cloudy skies and a slight chance of snow this afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 20s with light and variable winds. Tonight should be cloudy with snow likely mainly after midnight. We could see snow accumulation a dusting to 2″. Lows will be in the lower 20s with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow is 70%.

Wednesday snow is likely with additional snow accumulations of 1″ to 3″. Highs will be in the mid 30s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of snow is 80%. Snow will continue into Wednesday night with additional light snow accumulations. Lows will be in the lower 20s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow is 90%.

Thursday should bring more snow showers with additional light snow accumulations. Highs will be in the upper 20s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of snow is 80%. Thursday night should be mostly cloudy with a 30% chance of snow showers and lows 10 to 15.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 2 and a low of -24(!). We picked up 0.25″ of new snow and had 4″ at the stake.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 30 and lows of 12.
The record high was 55°F in 1946.
The record low was -19°F in 1979 (guess we had ’em beat!)

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 6:52 AM EST
Sunset: 5:20 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 11h 27m
Length of Day: 10h 27m
Tomorrow will be 2m52s longer.

The Moon is waning gibbous, 18 days old with 88% illumination.
Moonrise: 9:25 PM EST
Moonset: 8:46 AM EST

About Today’s Photo:

The recent storm has created some lovely windblown sculptures in the woods. I came across this one up skiing at Camel’s Hump Nordic as the storm was just starting.

Panasonic GM5, Lumix 12-32mm lens @ 18mm, ISO 400, f/13, 1/160″ exposure.

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