Monday, April 28, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 5:45AM it’s currently 36 degrees under mostly clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 36, barometric pressure 30.09” and falling. We picked up 0.09” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 44, and the overnight low was 36.
High pressure has ridge over the area overnight and is departing to our east this morning. This morning’s clear skies should give way to clouds later in the day. It will be warmer with highs will be in the mid 50s and north winds 10 to 15 mph. Tonight should be mostly cloudy with lows in the upper 30s and northeast winds 10 to 15 mph, becoming southeast after midnight.
Tuesday should be partly sunny and breezy with highs in the upper 50s and southeast winds 15 to 25 mph. Low pressure will approach the region Tuesday night bringing cloudy skies and a 30% chance of rain showers. It’ll be breezy with lows in the mid 30s and southeast winds 20 to 25 mph.
Wednesday’s looking cloudy with a 40% chance of rain showers. Highs will be in the lower 50s with southeast winds 15 to 20 mph. Wednesday night will be showery with lows in the upper 30s. Chance of rain is 80%.
Last year on this date we had a high of 71 and a low of 31.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 61 and a low of 40.
Record High was 90°F in 1990.
Record Low was 24°F in 1947.
Sunrise: 5:47 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:52 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 15h 08m
Length of Day: 14h 04m
Tomorrow will be 2m 43s longer.
The Moon is a waning crescent, 28d 15h old with 1% illumination.
Moonrise: 5:26 AM EDT
Moonset: 7:26 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Another lovely spring ephemeral, hepatica, is just starting to bloom in the woods up behind the house. These blossoms were just unfurling on a chilly morning.
Sony RX100 II, ISO 160, f/2, 1/500″ exposure.