The National Weather Service in Burlington, VT has issued a frost advisory for the Northeast Kingdom for Sunday morning.
...FROST ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 8 AM EDT SUNDAY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BURLINGTON HAS ISSUED A FROST
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 8 AM EDT SUNDAY.
* LOCATIONS...THE NORTHERN ADIRONDACKS OF NEW YORK...THE WEST
SLOPES OF THE GREEN MOUNTAINS...AND NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST
* HAZARDS...AREAS OF FROST.
* TEMPERATURES...LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S.
* TIMING...FROST WILL BEGIN TO DEVELOP AFTER MIDNIGHT SATURDAY
NIGHT AND ESPECIALLY AROUND SUNRISE SUNDAY MORNING.
* IMPACTS...OUTDOOR VEGETATION SENSITIVE TO COLD TEMPERATURES MAY
BE KILLED IF LEFT UNCOVERED
The forecast for the next several day is for Monday morning to be even colder. The colder nights coupled with the ever increasing longer nights should help with foliage development over the next week.
Forecast for Island Pond, VT for 9/24/16 – 9/30/16
Here’s a recent image from our live webcam that show the birch leaves starting to turn yellow. You can also see a few birch leaves already on the ground in the image.
With peak foliage here in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont just around the corner I thought I would do a quick update on how things are going. The last two mornings my weather station has recorded low temps of around 40°F. A friend of mine in Walden, VT recorded a low of 37°F yesterday morning.
The past two mornings have been cool here in Island Pond, VT
The forecast is calling for the coldest air of the season later in the week. There was even some talk of a chance of frost in the cooler mountain valleys Thursday morning. Here’s the NWS five day forecast for Island Pond, VT
National Weather Service Forecast for Island Pond, VT for 9/13/16 thru 9/17/16
I’ll end this post with a drone video taken earlier today. As you will see there is a little color starting to develop here in the NEK.
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
336 PM EST MON DEC 28 2015
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWPORT...ISLAND POND...JOHNSON...
336 PM EST MON DEC 28 2015
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 7 PM
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BURLINGTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND MIXED PRECIPITATION...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 7 PM EST TUESDAY. THE WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.
* LOCATIONS...NORTHEASTERN VERMONT.
* HAZARD TYPES...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW EARLY TUESDAY MORNING
WITH SLEET AND FREEZING DRIZZLE CONTINUING TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 8 INCHES...ALONG WITH
UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE.
* MAXIMUM SNOWFALL RATE...AROUND 1 INCH PER HOUR...MAINLY EARLY
* TIMING...SNOW WILL OVERSPREAD THE REGION IN THE PRE-DAWN HOURS
OF TUESDAY MORNING...AND BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES BETWEEN 4 AM
AND 10 AM. THE SNOW WILL THEN CHANGE OVER TO A MIX OF SLEET
AND FREEZING DRIZZLE BY NOON ON TUESDAY.
* IMPACTS...SNOW WILL CAUSE VERY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL FOR THE TUESDAY
MORNING COMMUTE. ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW-COVERED AND SLIPPERY.
* WINDS...SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.
* TEMPERATURES...LOWS AROUND 10 ABOVE. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.
* VISIBILITIES...A HALF MILE OR LESS IN MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW.
A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW...SLEET...AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. THIS WILL MAKE
TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS.
PLEASE STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...YOUR LOCAL MEDIA...OR
GO TO WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BURLINGTON FOR FURTHER UPDATES ON THIS