Thursday, March 12, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 7:45AM it’s currently 23 degrees under overcast skies. A few lazy snowflakes are drifting down. Winds are out of the northwest at 0-6 mph. Relative humidity is 65%, dewpoint 13, barometric pressure 30.31” and risings rapidly. We picked up 0.50” of fresh snow and have a crusty 15.5” at the stake. Yesterday’s high was 48, and the overnight low was 23.
High pressure building into the region this morning will provide cold and blustery conditions today with highs only topping out in the 20s. We’ll see partly sunny skies with highs in the lower 20s and northwest winds 15 to 25 mph gusting up to 40 mph. Tonight should be mostly clear until midnight, then become partly cloudy. Lows will be around 10 above with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Friday should be cloudy with highs in the mid 30s and light and variable winds. Friday night should be cloudy with a 40% chance of snow showers as a weak trough passes to our north. Lows will be in the upper 20s with south winds around 10 mph.
A low pressure system will approach the region from the Great Lakes on Saturday bringing rain or a chance of snow showers. Expect little or no snow accumulation. Highs will be in the lower 40s with southeast winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Light snow or rain will continue into Saturday hight with light snow accumulations possible. Lows will be in the upper 20s. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Last year on this date we had a high of 31 and a low of 14. We picked up 6.25″ of snow and had 15″ at the stake.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 38 and lows of 20.
The record high was 63°F in 2012 (we had a high of 62).
The record low was -17°F in 1885.
Sunrise: 7:10 AM EDT
Sunset: 6:54 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 12h 41m
Length of Day: 11h 43m
Tomorrow will be 3m5s longer.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 21d 12h old with 63% illumination.
Moonrise: 12:48 AM EDT
Moonset: 10:49 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Another view of the sap buckets down along the Huntington River at the Green Mountain Audubon Center.