Thursday, May 7, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 7:15AM it’s currently 47 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 89%, dewpoint 44, barometric pressure 30.20” and rising. Yesterday’s high was 75, and the overnight low was 41.
High pressure is still in place over New England this morning and will deliver day of above average warmth. We’ll see sunny skies with highs in the lower 80s and light and variable winds, becoming westerly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be mostly clear until midnight, then become partly cloudy. Lows will be in the upper 40s with light and variable winds.
Friday should be mostly sunny with highs in the mid 80s and light and variable winds, becoming southerly around 10 mph in the afternoon as the high moves to our east putting us in a southerly airflow. Friday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 50s and south winds around 10 mph.
Saturday should be partly sunny with a chance of showers as a cold front approaches from the north. Highs will be in the mid 80s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 40%. Saturday night should be partly cloudy with a 40% chance of showers. Lows will be in the upper 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 61 and a low of 29. We picked up 0.01″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 64 and lows of 42.
The record high was 89°F in 2000 (we had a high of 85).
The record low was 25°F in 1968.
Sunrise: 5:35 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:02 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 15h 33m
Length of Day: 14h 27m
Tomorrow will be 2m28s longer.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 18d 16h old with 89% illumination.
Moonrise: 11:26 PM EDT
Moonset: 8:21 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
I was up at Windekind Farm the other day and got this shot of one of their magnolia tree in bloom. Spring is moving along quickly with all this warm weather!