Saturday, March 7, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 7:40AM it’s currently 18 degrees under cloudy skies. Winds are variable at 0-6 mph. Relative humidity is 61%, dewpoint 6, barometric pressure 30.13” and falling slowly. We have 20” of snow at the stake. Yesterday’s high was 26, and the overnight low got down to 2.
An upper level disturbance ahead of developing weak clipper system will bring increasing clouds across the region this morning, with some isolated to scattered snow showers. The clipper will bring a greater chance for periods of light snow showers this afternoon into tonight. We’ll see mostly cloudy skies with a 50% chance of snow showers mainly this afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 20s with southwest winds around 10 mph. Tonight should be cloudy with a 50% chance of snow showers. Lows will be around 16 with southwest winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.
Sunday should be cloudy with a 40% chance of snow showers as another weak disturbance slides through. Highs will be around 30 with light and variable winds, becoming westerly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Sunday night should be mostly cloudy with a 40% chance of snow showers. Lows will be around 14 with southwest winds around 10 mph.
Monday’s looking mostly cloudy with a 40% chance of snow showers as yet another weak disturbance move through. Highs will be in the lower 30s with southwest winds around 10 mph. Monday night should be partly cloudy with lows around 20.
Last year on this date we had a high of 42 and a low of 6. We had 14.5″ of snow at the stake.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 36 and lows of 18.
The record high was 63°F in 1974.
The record low was -18°F 2007 (we had a low of -20).
Sunrise: 6:19 AM EST
Sunset: 5:47 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 12h 26m
Length of Day: 11h 28m
Tomorrow will be 3m4s longer.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 16d 13h old with 97% illumination.
Moonrise: 7:52 PM EST
Moonset: 7:00 AM EST
About Today’s Photo:
I came across this perfect set of bird tracks in the dusting of snow on our back deck the other day.