Thursday, April 16, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 7:05AM it’s currently 27 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 90%, dewpoint 24, barometric pressure 30.47” and rising. Yesterday’s high was 55, and the overnight low was 25.
A large area of high pressure sitting over southern New England this morning will bring mostly mostly sunny skies and dry conditions to the region today Sunny. It’ll be warmer with highs in the mid 60s and light and variable winds, becoming southerly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be partly cloudy until midnight, then mostly cloudy with showers after midnight as a weak shortwave trough moves in from the Great Lakes. Lows will be in the lower 40s with south winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of rain is 80%.
Friday should be cloudy with showers, mainly in the morning. Highs will be in the lower 60s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph, becoming westerly in the afternoon. Chance of rain is 80%. Friday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 40s and northwest winds around 10 mph.
A shortwave trough will skirt to our north on Saturday bringing partly sunny skies with a 40% chance of showers. Highs will be in the lower 60s with west winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Saturday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 30s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 32 and a low of 18. We picked up 1.4″ of rain and 5.25″ of snow. Ah April…
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 55 and lows of 35.
The record high was 86°F in 2002 (we had a high of 85).
The record low was 18°F in 1908.
Sunrise: 6:07 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:37 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 30m
Length of Day: 13h 30m
Tomorrow will be 2m55s longer.
The Moon is a waning crescent, 27d 1h old with 8% illumination.
Moonrise: 4:52 AM EDT
Moonset: 5:15 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Daylily shoots are popping up over by our pond. It looks like these were nibbled on a bit by some critter as they came out of the ground…