Friday, March 27, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 8:45AM it’s currently 3 degrees and snowing lightly under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 33, barometric pressure 29.74”. We picked up 0.44” of rain in the past 24hrs and a dusting of snow. We have 13” of snow at the stake. Yesterday’s high was 46, and the overnight low was 33.
Low pressure will exit the region today leading to a quiet weather pattern over the next couple of days. The drier air will lead to a return of below normal temperatures through the weekend. We’ll see mostly cloudy skies with a chance of rain or snow showers mainly this morning. Highs will be in the upper 30s with light and variable winds, becoming northwesterly around 10 mph this afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Tonight should be mostly cloudy with a 20% chance of snow showers. Lows will be around 15 with north winds around 10 mph.
Saturday should be mostly cloudy with a 20% chance of snow showers. Highs will be in the upper 20s with north winds 10 to 15 mph. Saturday night should be partly cloudy with lows around 14 and northwest winds around 10 mph.
Sunday’s looking mostly sunny with highs in the mid 30s and west winds around 10 mph. Sunday night should be partly cloudy with a 30% chance of snow showers as a weak trough slides through. Lows will be in the mid 20s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 36 and a low of 1. We had 23″ of snow at the stake.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 45 and lows of 27.
The record high was 71°F in 1921.
The record low was -1°F in 1923.
Sunrise: 6:42 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:12 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 13h 28m
Length of Day: 12h 30m
Tomorrow will be 3m4s longer.
The Moon is in its first quarter, 7d 3h old with 52% illumination.
Moonrise: 12:05 PM EDT
Moonset: 2:11 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Two ice-wrapped stones curve the current in Fargo Brook.
Nikon D600, Nikon 24-120mm lens @ 70mm, circular polarizing filter, ISO 250, f/20, 1/10″ exposure.