This morning in Huntington at 7:00AM it’s currently 35 degrees under cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 73%, dewpoint 27, barometric pressure 29.78” and rising. Despite persistent snowfall yesterday, there was no measurable new snow in the past 24hrs, but we do have 3.4” of snow on the ground. Yesterday’s high was 35, and the overnight low was 30.
Surface high pressure building into the region will bring breezy and dry conditions to start the weekend along with more seasonable temperatures in the mid 50s and the mid 60 on Saturday. Low pressure approaching from the southern Great Lakes late Saturday night will bring widespread light rain to the region on Sunday. High pressure will build back in on Monday with dry weather expected through midweek with temperatures exceeding 70 degrees by Wednesday.
Morning clouds should give way to mostly sunny skies today with a high near 54 and west winds 6-11 mph increasing to 13-18 mph in the afternoon and gusting to 30 mph. Tonight should be mostly clear with a low around 40 and southwest winds around 9 mph.
Saturday should be sunny with a high near 65 and west winds 7-14 mph. Saturday night should be mostly cloudy with a 30% chance of showers late. Lows will be around 42 with southeast winds 3-6 mph.
Sunday should be mostly cloudy with showers likely. Highs will be near 58 with south winds 7-11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70% with rainfall amounts between 0.10″-0.25″ possible. Sunday night should be mostly cloudy with a low around 35 and southwest winds 6-11 mph becoming northwesterly after midnight.
Last year on this date we had a high of 50 and a low of 19.
Burlington averages for this date are a low of 38 and a high of 59.
The record low was 24 in 1994.
The record high was 82 in 2007 (we had a high of 81).
The Lake Champlain lake level in Burlington is 96.73′.
The water temperature is 39˚.
Length of day: 13:51:56
Today will be 2:49 longer than yesterday.
The Moon is waxing gibbous, 10.4 days old with 80% illumination.
About Today’s Photo:
We have a Manchu cherry bush on our back patio. This spring was a very good year for it, with a profusion of blooms—well, until the recent snow and freeze… I did manage to get a nice shot of it before though! Back to spring anyone?
Sony A7II, Sony 90mm macro lens, ISO 1250, f/13, 1/400″ exposure.