Thursday, April 23, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 7:05AM it’s currently 35 degrees with a mix of snow and rain falling from overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 34, barometric pressure 29.56” and rising. We picked up 0.49” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 54, and the overnight low was 35.
A large upper low pressure system centered across the eastern Great Lakes and southeastern Ontario this morning will be our controlling weather feature over the next 4 to 5 days as it moves very
slowly eastward. It will deliver a series of damp and seasonably cool days straight through the weekend.
We’ll see cloudy skies with a chance of rain or snow showers this morning, then a slight chance of rain showers this afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 40s with west winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Tonight rain showers will be likely until midnight, then a chance of snow or rain showers likely after midnight. We may see total snow accumulations a dusting to 2 inches especially at elevations above 1000′. Lows will be around 30 with west winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday should be cloudy with a 40% chance of rain or snow showers in the morning, then a chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 40s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Friday night should be cloudy with a 50% chance of rain or snow showers. Lows will be in the lower 30s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 30 mph.
Saturday’s looking cloudy with a 50% chance of rain or snow showers. Highs will be around 50 with northwest winds around 10 mph. Saturday night should be partly cloudy with a 30% chance of rain showers. Lows will be in the mid 30s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 49 and a low of 41. We picked up 0.19″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 59 and lows of 37.
The record high was 85°F in 1885.
The record low was 23°F in 1930.
Sunrise: 5:55 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:45 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 52m
Length of Day: 13h 50m
The Moon is a waxing crescent, 4d 16h old with 26% illumination.
Moonrise: 9:54 AM EDT
Moonset: 12:02 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
It may not feel like spring this morning (of for the next couple of mornings for that matter) but things are happening! The weeping willow by our pond is starting to leaf out!