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Saturday, March 30, 2013

A pair of tom turkeys struts their stuff for the ladies. Photo courtesy of Jim Wood (thanks Jim--great shot!)

A pair of tom turkeys struts their stuff for the ladies. Photo courtesy of Jim Wood (thanks Jim–great shot!)

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:40AM it’s currently a brisk 26 degrees under clear skies. The sun is just peaking up over the hillside. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 96%, dewpoint 25, barometric pressure 30.11″. 24hr high was 47, low 26. We are down to bare ground at the snow stake with just some pockets of snow in sheltered north facing spots.

Forecast:

With high pressure building into the region, we should have a lovely sunny on tap today. Highs will be in the upper 40s to low 50s with light and variable winds, becoming northwesterly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be clear with lows in the mid 20s and light and variable winds.

Sunday should start out partly sunny in the morning, then become cloudy as a cold front and associated low pressure approach from the west. Highs will be in the lower 50s with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Sunday night should bring rain. Lows will be in the mid 30s with south winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of rain is 90%.

Monday rain showers are likely. It’ll be breezy with highs in the mid 40s ands southwest winds 20 to 25 mph. Chance of rain is 60%. Monday night should be partly cloudy with a chance of snow or rain showers. Lows will be around 20. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 40 and a low of 25. We picked up 0.05″ of rain.

Burlington norms for this date are highs of 46°F and lows of 28°F.
Record high was 80°F in 1977.
Record low was 6°F in 1884.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 6:36 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:17 PM EDT
Length Of Visible Light: 13h 39m
Length of Day: 12h 40m
Tomorrow will be 3m 4s longer.

The Moon is waning gibbous, 18d 15h old with 88% illumination.
Moonrise: 11:30 PM EDT
Moonset: 8:20 AM EDT

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