Sunday, March 8, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 7:55 EDT (we all remembered to “spring forward”, yes?), it’s currently 17 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 92%, dewpoint 15, barometric pressure 30.01”. We picked up the slightest dusting of snow overnight and have 20” at the stake. Yesterday’s high was 30, and the overnight low was 14.
Several chances for light snow showers exist for the region from multiple upper level disturbances that will swing by today and Monday. We’ll see cloudy skies with a 50% chance of snow showers today. Highs will be around 30 with light and variable winds, becoming westerly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be cloudy with a 50% chance of snow showers. Lows will be around 20 with southwest winds around 10 mph.
Monday should be cloudy with a 50% chance of snow showers. Highs will be in the lower 30s with southwest winds around 10 mph, becoming northwesterly in the afternoon. Monday night should be partly cloudy with lows around 19 and southwest winds around 10 mph.
Tuesday’s looking partly sunny and mild with highs in the lower 40s and south winds 10 to 15 mph. Tuesday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the upper 20s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 38 and a low of 13. We had 14.25″ of snow on the ground.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 37 and lows of 19.
The record high was 61°F in 2000 (we had a high of 60).
The record low was -10°F in 1913.
Sunrise: 7:17 AM EDT
Sunset: 6:48 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 12h 29m
Length of Day: 11h 31m
Tomorrow will be 3m4s longer.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 17d 12h old with 93% illumination.
Moonrise: 9:50 PM EDT
Moonset: 8:28 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
These four mourning doves lined up all nice’n’purdy for me the other day.