Sunday, May 3, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 7:50AM it’s currently 44 degrees under partly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 92%, dewpoint 42, barometric pressure 30.00” and rising. Yesterday’s high was a delightful 73, and the overnight low was 39.
A broad ridge of high pressure will continue to provide our region with dry conditions and above normal temperatures through tomorrow before a cold front brings scattered showers to the area Monday night. We’ll see mostly sunny skies today with highs in the lower 70s and light and variable winds, becoming westerly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be mostly clear with lows in the upper 40s and light and variable winds, becoming southerly around 10 mph after midnight.
Monday should be partly sunny with a 20% chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 70s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Monday night should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers as the cold front swings through. Lows will be in the lower 50s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph.
High pressure will build in Tuesday bringing partly sunny skies with highs in the upper 60s and northwest winds around 10 mph. Tuesday night should be mostly clear with lows in the mid 40s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 61 and low of 43. We picked up 0.14″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 63 and lows of 41.
The record high was 89°F in 2001 (we had a high of 86).
The record low was 24°F in 1966.
Sunrise: 5:40 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:58 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 15h 21m
Length of Day: 14h 17m
Tomorrow will be 2m35s longer.
The Moon is the full “Flower” moon (Northeast Native American)
14d 17h old with 100% illumination.
Moonrise: 7:35 PM EDT
Moonset: 5:34 AM EDT
Other names for this month’s full moon include: “Milk” (Colonial American, English), “Bright” (Celtic), “Hare” (Medieval Wiccan), and “Grass” (Neo Pagan Wiccan).
About Today’s Photo:
The warm temperatures have allowed more spring ephemerals to pop open. This lovely group of spring beauties was one of many along Brush Brook down near the Main Road.