Saturday, April 21, 2012
This morning in Huntington at 7:30AM it’s currently a balmy 60 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are out of the south at 3-5 mph. Relative humidity is 76%, dewpoint 53, barometric pressure 29.68″. 24hr high was 77, low 59.
Current radar imagery shows a long band of showers stretching all the way from Tennessee to Montreal and heading our way.
Morning sun will give way to overcast skies with rain as low pressure and an associated cold front moves into the region from the west. Highs will top out at around 66F with winds from the WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain is 80%. Tonight should be overcast with rain, then a chance of rain after midnight. Lows will be around 32F with winds from the NNW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%.
Sunday should be overcast with a chance of rain as the low front moves through. Highs will be around 48F with winds from the North at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 50%. Another low pressure system currently building along the Atlantic coast will move up and into the region Sunday night bringing overcast skies with rain showers. Lows will be around 34F with winds from the North at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain is 100% with rainfall amounts near 0.8″ possible.
That coastal low will stick around into Monday bringing overcast skies with steady rain. Highs will be around 48F and windy with winds from the NNE at 10 to 20 mph and gusting to 30 mph, especially along the western slopes of the Greens. Chance of rain is 90% with rainfall amounts near 0.4″ possible. Monday night should be overcast with a chance of rain. Lows will be around 37F with winds from the SE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 30%. Rain should taper off into Tuesday as the coastal low heads north out of the region.
We need the rain…
Last year on this date we had a high of 46 and a low of 30. We picked up 0.39″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 56°F and lows of 36°F.
Record high was 83°F in 1977.
Record low was 18°F in 1908.
Sunrise: 5:57 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:44 PM EDT
Length Of Visible Light: 14h 48m
Length of Day: 13h 46m
Tomorrow will be 2m 49s longer.
The Moon is new today – 4 hours old with 0% illumination.
Moonrise: 5:50 AM EDT
Moonset: 8:26 PM EDT