Friday, May 1, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 7:40AM it’s currently 48 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 86%, dewpoint 44, barometric pressure 29.95” and rising. Yesterday’s high was 61, and the overnight low was 44.
High pressure continues to dominate the region and will deliver dry conditions and seasonably mild temperatures into what’s shaping up to be a lovely weekend weather-wise. We’ll see mostly cloudy skies today with highs in the lower 60s and light and variable winds, becoming northwesterly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be mostly cloudy with lows in the mid 40s and light and variable winds.
Saturday should start out mostly cloudy in the morning, then become partly sunny. Highs will be around 70 with light and variable winds, becoming northwesterly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Saturday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 40s and light and variable winds.
Sunday’s looking mostly sunny with highs in the lower 70s and light and variable winds. Sunday night should be clear wit lows in the upper 40s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 68 and a low of 43. We picked up 0.03″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 62 and lows of 41.
The record high was 86°F in 2001 (we had a high of 84).
The record low was 25°F in 1961.
Sunrise: 5:43 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:55 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 15h 16m
Length of Day: 14h 12m
Tomorrow will be 2m40s longer.
The Moon is waxing gibbous, 12d 16h old with 93% illumination.
Moonrise: 5:36 PM EDT
Moonset: 4:34 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
The blue cohosh is up in the woods and near flowering. Its distinct purplish stems are another “early riser” in the woods this time of year.