Friday, November 9, 2018
This morning in Huntington at 7:45AM it’s currently 30 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 97%, dewpoint 29, barometric pressure 30.35” and falling slowly. Yesterday’s high was 46, and the overnight low was 28.
Low pressure heading our way from the Great Lakes will deliver some messy winter weather this afternoon with snowfall moving into northern New York and eastern Vermont during the early to mid afternoon hours. The Champlain Valley may briefly see a mix of rain and snow but will likely see just rain throughout the afternoon and evening hours. Snow amounts of 3″ to 6″ are likely across northern New York with 1″ to 3″ east of the Greens. Snowfall will taper off after midnight tonight. Gusty southwesterly winds will develop during the day Saturday on the backside of the departing low. Sunday and Monday look to be chilly but drier as high pressure builds in.
We’ll see a mix of snow and rain today kicking off this afternoon. Highs will be near 41 with light easterly winds becoming southeast 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Tonight rain and snow are likely, tapering to drizzle late. Lows will be around 36. It’ll be breezy with a southeast winds 17 to 22 mph and gusting to 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100% with precipitation amounts between 1/2″ and 3/4″ possible.
Saturday rain and snow showers are likely. It’ll be mostly cloudy with a high near 37 and breezy west winds 9 to 14 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon and gusting to 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50% with snow accumulations of less than 1/2″ possible. Saturday night should bring a 30% chance of snow showers before 8pm. It’ll be mostly cloudy with a low around 24 and west winds 13 to 15 mph gusting 29 mph.
Sunday’s looking sunny with a high near 32 and west winds 11 to 14 mph.
Sunday night should be mostly clear with a low around 21 and west winds around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Last year on this date we had a high of 46 and a low of 22.
Burlington averages for this date are a low of 33 and a high of 48.
The record low was 12 in 1971.
The record high was 68 in 2011 (we had a high of 70).
Length of day: 9:51:28
Today will be 2:30 shorter that yesterday.
The moon is a waxing crescent, 1.7 days old with 3% illumination.
About Today’s Photo:
We took a little hike along the single-track trails above Dugway Road yesterday morning. This is an area I hadn’t explored before. One of the trails followed a small brook as it climbed, and there were several little cascades pouring down through the rocks. Lovely!
Panasonic GX8, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 14mm, ISO 250, f/10, 1/10″ exposure.