Wednesday, January 10, 2018
This morning in Huntington at 7:20AM it’s currently a brisk 5 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 89%, dewpoint 2, barometric pressure 30.43” and steady. We have 15” of snow at the stake. Yesterday’s high was 34, and the overnight low was 4.
Quiet conditions will continue through this afternoon before a light wintry mix moves in late tonight. Some road icing is possible later tonight. High pressure will deliver warm and windy conditions Thursday before a more significant low moves in over the weekend bringing rain Thursday night into Friday, transitioning to a wintry mix, freezing rain, and snow Friday night into Saturday as colder air returns.
We’ll see sunshine to start the day with a few afternoon clouds. Highs will be around 33F with south winds at 5 to 10 mph. Tonight should be cloudy with intermittent light freezing rain this evening. Lows will be around 28F with SSW winds at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday, lingering rain showers early should taper to overcast skies later in the day. Highs will pop up to around 46F with SSW winds at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain is 50%. Thursday night should be mostly cloudy with some showers late. Lows will be near 45F with south winds at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain is 80%.
Friday rain is likely. Highs will be around 51F with SSW winds at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain is 100% with rainfall around a half an inch. Friday night should be cloudy with rain. Rain will freeze on some surfaces late as cold air begins to move in overnight. Lows will be around 19F with north winds at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100% with snow and ice accumulations less than one inch.
Last year on this date we had a high of 39 and a low of 13. We had 3″ of snow at the stake.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 27 and lows of 10.
The record high was 53°F in 2016 (we had a high of 51).
The record low was -22°F in 1968.
Length of Visible Light: 10h 10m
Length of Day: 9h 5m
Tomorrow will be 1 minutes 29 seconds longer
The Moon is a waning crescent, 23.5 days old with 36% illumination.
About Today’s Photo:
Turkey tail fungus on rotting maple up along the Camel’s Hump Nordic ski trails yesterday hold a bit of blown snow.
Panasonic GX8, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 46mm, ISO 800, f/4.9, 1/400″ exposure.