Monday, April 30, 2012
This morning in Huntington at 6:30AM it’s currently a frosty 25 degrees under clears skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 91%, dewpoint 22, barometric pressure 30.32″ and rising. 24hr high was 48, low 24.
High pressure cresting over the area this morning will bring us another clear and sunny day. Chilly morning temperatures will moderate nicely and pump up to seasonable norms with a high around 55F with winds from the NNE at 5 to 10 mph. Low pressure currently moving out of the Ohio River Valley will pass just south of the North Country later this evening bringing partly cloudy with a chance of rain in the evening, then overcast with a chance of rain. Lows will be around 41F with winds from the SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50% with greater probability further south.
Tuesday should be overcast with a chance of rain. Highs will be around 54F with winds from the East at 5 to 15 mph shifting to the West in the afternoon. Chance of rain is 50%. Tuesday night should be mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows will be around 45F with light winds. Chance of rain is 20%.
Brief high pressure should build into the region Wednesday bringing partly cloudy skies and milder temperatures. Highs will be around 61F with light winds. Wednesday night should be partly cloudy with a chance of rain in the evening, then mostly cloudy as a warm front moves in. Lows should be around 52F with winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph.
Last year on this date we had a high of 58 and a low of 37. We picked up 0.04″ of rain. Signs of spring were coming in hot and heavy last year at this time with blood root, purple trillium, dutchman’s breeches, white throated sparrows and tree swallows all making their first appearances. Most of these have been around for close to two weeks now this year.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 61°F and lows of 39°F.
Record high was 84°F in 2004 (we had a high of 77).
Record low was 27°F in 1967.
Sunrise: 5:43 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:55 PM EDT
Length Of Visible Light: 15h 15m
Length of Day: 14h 11m
Tomorrow will be 2m 39s longer.
The Moon is waxing gibbous, 9d 3h old with 61% illumination.
Moonrise: 1:35 PM EDT
Moonset: 2:21 AM EDT