Sunday, March 31, 2013
This morning in Huntington at 8:00AM it’s currently a frosty-but-rising 29 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 92%, dewpoint 27, barometric pressure 30.03″ and falling. 24hr high was 50, low 24.
We’ll start the day with sunny skies but clouds will build in later in the day out ahead of a cold front and associated low pressure approaching from the northern Great Lakes. Highs today will be in the mid-to-upper 50s with south winds 10 to 15 mph gusting to 25. Tonight will bring rain. Lows will be in the upper 30s with southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 90%.
A secondary low will move south of the area Tuesday night into Monday bringing mostly cloudy skies with a chance of rain Monday morning, then a chance of rain or snow showers in the afternoon as colder air moves in behind the system. It’ll be breezy with highs in the mid 40s and southwest winds 10 to 15 mph, becoming westerly 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Monday night should be partly cloudy and chilly with lows around 17 and west winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 30 mph.
The low pressure system will move to our east Tuesday and stall, once again setting us up for a cool, moist air circulation off the Canadian Maritimes. Tuesday should be mostly cloudy with a 40% chance of snow showers. It’ll be breezy and chilly for this time of year with highs in the mid 30s and west winds 20 to 25 mph. Tuesday night should be mostly cloudy with a 40% chance of snow showers. Lows will be 15 to 20.
Last year on this date we had a high of 49 and a low of 26.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 47°F and lows of 29°F.
Record high was 84°F in 1998.
Record low was 2°F in 1954.
Sunrise: 6:34 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:18 PM EDT
Length Of Visible Light: 13h 42m
Length of Day: 12h 43m
Tomorrow will be 3m 3s longer.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 19d 16h old with 79% illumination.
No Moon Rise
Moonset: 9:10 AM EDT