Thursday, March 26, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 8:10AM it’s currently a balmy 38 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 91%, dewpoint 36, barometric pressure 29.87”. We picked up just a trace of rain in the past 24hrs. Snowpack is 13”. Yesterday’s high was 50, and the overnight low was 36.
A cold front will bring an additional surge of rain showers to the region today before transitioning to snow showers late this evening. Behind the cold front temperatures will once again trend colder before slowly warming to near seasonable levels early next week. We’ll see rain, mainly this afternoon. Highs will be in the lower 40s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 30 mph, then becoming westerly this afternoon. Chance of rain is near 100%. Tonight rain or snow are likely with total snow accumulations of a dusting to 2 inches possible overnight. Lows will be around 30 with light and variable winds. Chance of precipitation is near 100%.
Friday should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of snow though the day. Highs will be in the upper 30s with northwest winds around 10 mph. Friday night should be partly cloudy with lows around 12 and north winds around 10 mph.
Saturday’s looking partly sunny with highs in the mid 20s and northwest winds around 10 mph. Saturday night should be mostly clear wit lows 10 to 15.
Last year on this date we had a high of 26 and a low of 14. We had 23″ of snow at the stake.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 44 and lows of 26.
The record high was 71°F in 1945.
The record low was -4°F in 1960.
Sunrise: 6:44 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:11 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 13h 25m
Length of Day: 12h 26m
Tomorrow will be 3m4s longer.
The Moon is a waxing crescent, 6d 2h old with 42% illumination.
Moonrise: 11:11 AM EDT
Moonset: 1:20 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Last summer’s beech leaves are well bleached by sun and weather up in the beech grove on the west side of Crow Hill.