Wednesday, April 1, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 7:00AM it’s currently 13 degrees (no joke!) under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 91%, dewpoint 11, barometric pressure 30.00” and rising rapidly. We have 14.5” of snow at the stake. Yesterday’s high was 38, and the overnight low was 13.
A frontogenic overrunning occluded low will move in this morning delivering dry air and summer like temperatures. We’ll see bright sunny skies with highs today in the mid 70s with a gentle northwest breeze. Tonight will be clear and bright with a near full moon, and widely visible northern lights. Overnight lows in the mid 50s.
Wednesday should be sunny with highs in the mid 30s and northwest winds around 10 mph. Wednesday night should be clear until midnight, then become partly cloudy. Lows will be in the lower 20s with light and variable winds.
Thursday should be mostly cloudy with a 20% chance of rain in the afternoon as a warm front and associated low approach from the Great Lakes. Highs will be in the upper 40s with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Thursday night rain is likely. Lows will be in the lower 40s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Chance of rain is 70%.
Friday’s looking mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of rain. Highs will be in the mid 50s with west winds around 10 mph. Friday night rain or snow are likely with light snow accumulations possible. Lows in the upper 20s. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Last year on this date we had a high of 48 and a low of 19. We had 16.5″ of snow at the stake.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 47 and lows of 29.
The record high was 75°F in 1986.
The record low was 5°F in 1923.
Sunrise: 6:33 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:18 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 13h 43m
Length of Day: 12h 45m
Tomorrow will be 3m3s longer.
The Moon is waxing gibbous, 12d 1h old with 92% illumination.
Moonrise: 4:49 PM EDT
Moonset: 5:09 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
I skied up to the top of Crow Hill yesterday morning—a place I’d never been before. It was lovely with a stunning close-up view of Camel’s Hump.