Sunday, March 22, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 8:45AM it’s currently 8 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are out of the northwest at 0-4 mph. Relative humidity is 73%, dewpoint 1, barometric pressure 30.08” and rising rapidly. We picked up a trace of rain and a dusting of snow in the past 24hrs and have 14.5” at the stake. Yesterday’s high was 40, and the overnight low was 8.
The anticipated Arctic cold front moved through the region last night ushering in another round of chilly, well-below-average temperatures for your weather pleasure. An upper level trough will traverse the region today bringing partly sunny skies and a 20% chance of snow showers. Highs will only make it to around 14 with northwest winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Tonight should be partly cloudy with a 20% chance of snow showers. Lows will be around 1 above with northwest winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 30 mph.
Monday should be partly sunny in the morning, then become mostly cloudy in the afternoon with a 20% chance of snow showers as an upper level low move through. It will continue to be on the chilly side with highs only around 16 with northwest winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 30 mph. High pressure will build in Monday night with partly cloudy skies with lows around 7 above and northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday’s looking sunny with highs in the lower 30s and light and variable winds. Tuesday night should be clear with lows 10 to 15. At this point it’s looking like temperatures will begin to moderate Wednesday with some rain expect Thursday.
Last year on this date we had a high of 37 and lows of 13. We had 23″ of snow at the stake.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 42 and lows of 24.
The record high was 81°F in, you guessed it, 2012 (we had a high of 80).
The record low was 1°F in 1885.
Sunrise: 6:51 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:06 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 13h 12m
Length of Day: 12h 14m
Tomorrow will be 3m6s longer.
The Moon is a waxing crescent, 2d 3h old with 7% illumination.
Moonrise: 8:11 AM EDT
Moonset: 10:09 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
The ice seems to be reluctantly releasing its hold on Fargo Brook. I look forward to hearing its springtime roar!