Wednesday, April 25, 2012
This morning in Huntington at 6:30AM it’s currently 40 degrees under overcast skies. A couple of random drops of rain are falling. Winds are out of the west at 3-5 mph. Relative humidity is 78%, dewpoint 34, barometric pressure 29.64″ and rising. We picked up 0.08″ of rain in the past 24hrs and saw quite the smorgasbord of precipitation yesterday—rain, snow, sleet, graupel—you name it, it fell, sometimes accompanied by a driving wind. 24hr high was 50, low 40.
The stubborn low pressure system that’s been affecting our weather for the past several days is slowly making its way north over James Bay. We’ll another day of overcast skies with a chance of snow or rain this morning, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs will be around 52F with winds from the West at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40% . Tonight should be partly cloudy as brief high pressure moves through. Lows will drop to around 28F with winds from the SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday should be overcast with a chance of rain in the morning, then rain in the afternoon as low pressure currently over the Ohio River Valley makes its way eastward and up the coast. Highs will be around 63F with winds from the East at 10 to 15 mph shifting to the South in the afternoon. Chance of rain is 90%. Thursday night should be overcast with a chance of snow and rain in the evening, then mostly cloudy with rain. Lows will be around 32F with winds from the SW at 10 to 15 mph shifting to the WNW after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60% with the possibility of snow accumulations of 2-5″ above 2000′ for the ‘Dacks and western slope of the Greens into Friday.
Friday’s looking partly cloudy with highs around 46F and winds from the NW at 15 to 20 mph and gusting to 30 mph. Chance of rain is 20%. Friday night should be overcast in the evening, then partly cloudy. Lows will be around 27F with winds from the WNW at 5 to 15 mph.
Last year on this date we had a high of 64 and a low of 36. We picked up 0.10″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 58°F and lows of 37°F.
Record high was 86°F in 2009 (we had a high of 86).
Record low was 20°F in 1919.
Sunrise: 5:51 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:49 PM EDT
Length Of Visible Light: 15h 00m
Length of Day: 13h 58m
Tomorrow will be 2m 47s longer.
The Moon is a waxing crescent, 4d 3h old with 15% illumination.
Moonrise: 8:28 AM EDT
Moonset: 11:58 PM EDT