Friday, April 24, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 6:55AM it’s currently 32 degrees under overcast skies. A few lazy snowflakes are drifting down. Relative humidity is 83%, dewpoint 28, barometric pressure 29.78” and rising. We picked up 0.02” of rain and 1.25” of snow overnight. Yesterday’s high was 42, and the overnight low was 30.
The stubborn low pressure system that’s been bringing us our current round of cool and damp weather is parked over Maine this morning and will continue to rotate more of the same into our region for the next couple of days. We’ll see cloudy skies with a 50% chance of snow or rain showers this morning, then a chance of rain showers this afternoon. Highs will be in the lower 40s again today with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Tonight should be cloudy with a 50% chance of rain or snow showers until midnight, then a chance of snow showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
Saturday should be cloudy with a chance of snow or rain showers in the morning, then a chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 40s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Saturday night should be mostly cloudy with a 40% chance of rain showers. Lows will be in the mid 30s with northwest winds around 10 mph.
Sunday’s looking partly sunny with a 40% chance of rain showers. Highs will be in the lower 50s with northwest winds around 10 mph. Sunday night should be partly cloudy with a 40% chance of showers. Lows will be in the mid 30s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 51 and a low of 32. We picked up 0.03″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 59 and lows of 38.
The record high was 80°F in 2001.
The record low was 23°F in 1930.
Sunrise: 5:53 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:47 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 55m
Length of Day: 13h 53m
Tomorrow will be 2m48s longer.
The Moon is a waxing crescent, 5d 16h old with 35% illumination.
Moonrise: 10:50 AM EDT
Moonset: 12:51 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
One of the clumps of emerging daffodils by the side of the house is undeterred by this morning’s snowfall… Spring will win!