Saturday, May 16, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 7:45AM it’s currently 60 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are out of the south at 0-3 mph. Relative humidity is 74%, dewpoint 51, barometric pressure 30.11” and rising slowly. We picked up a 0.01” trace of rain overnight. Yesterday’s high was 70, and the overnight low was 52.
A warm front will bring light showers to the region early this morning. Skies will remain mostly cloudy through the day as a trailing upper level trough moves across the region from west to east this afternoon bringing a few additional showers and a slight chance of a thunderstorm this afternoon. We’ll see cloudy skies with scattered showers this morning, then a chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs will be in the lower 70s with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 30%. Tonight should be mostly cloudy with a 40% chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms until midnight, then become partly cloudy after midnight as high pressure begins to move in. Lows will be in the mid 50s with south winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.
Sunday should start out partly sunny in the morning, then become clear. Highs will be in the upper 70s with north winds around 10 mph. Sunday night should be clear with lows in the lower 50s and northeast winds around 10 mph.
Monday’s looking partly sunny with highs in the mid 70s and south winds around 10 mph. An upper level trough moving out of the Great Lakes will approach the region Monday night bringing showers. Lows will be around 60. Chance of rain is 60%.
Last year on this date we had a high of 72 and a low of 67.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 67 and lows of 45.
The record high was 88°F in 1932.
The record low was 29°F in 1936.
Sunrise: 5:24 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:13 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 15h 56m
Length of Day: 14h 48m
Tomorrow will be 2m9s longer.
The Moon is a waning crescent, 27d 17h old with 4% illumination.
Moonrise: 4:36 AM EDT
Moonset: 6:33 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Wild oats, or Sessile Bellwort, are blooming in profusion this year. We’ve got a good crop right across from our back yard along Fargo Brook.