Tuesday, January 9, 2018
This morning in Huntington at 8:05AM it’s currently 28 degrees under cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 94%, dewpoint 27, barometric pressure 29.95” and rising rapidly. We picked up 3.75” of new snow and have 16.75” at the stake. Yesterday’s high was 34, and the overnight low was 27.
High pressure will builds into the region today as mountain snow showers come to an end this morning. Today through Wednesday afternoon should be relatively pleasant before light wintry mix moves into the region Wednesday evening on a lifting warm front. A stronger, more complex low pressure system will to move into the region Thursday night into Friday bringing widespread rain. Temps will be above normal through the rest of the week and should be well above normal by Thursday with highs in the 40s.
We’ll see mostly cloudy skies today with a few flurries or snow showers possible. Highs will be near 30F with WNW winds at 10 to 20 mph. Tonight should be partly cloudy with lows around 12F and NNE winds at 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday should be partly sunny with highs around 33F and south winds at 5 to 10 mph. Wednesday night should be cloudy with a few showers of mixed precipitation developing late and some areas of freezing rain possible. Lows will be around 30F with south winds at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain is 50%.
Thursday lingering morning rain showers should taper off to overcast skies later in the day. Highs will spike to 47F on south winds at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain is 50%. Thursday night rain will develope after midnight. Lows will be near 45F with south winds at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain is 100% with rainfall amounts near a quarter of an inch.
Last year on this date we had a high of 17 and a low of -8. We picked up 1.25″ of new snow and had 4″ at the stake.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 27 and lows of 10.
The record high was 57°F in 1937.
The record low was -24°F in 1968.
Length of Visible Light: 10h 9m
Length of Day: 9h 4m
Tomorrow will be 1 minutes 25 seconds longer
The Moon is a waning crescent, 22.5 days old with 45% illumination.
About Today’s Photo:
Like a sundial indicating the time of day, a sensitive fern seed stalk casts its shadow across fresh snow.
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro lens, ISO 320, f/8, 1/1250″ exposure.