Monday, March 7, 2016
This morning in Huntington at 7:10AM it’s currently 37 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are out of the west at 4-6 mph. Relative humidity is 57%, dewpoint 23, barometric pressure 30.04” and falling slowly. Yesterday’s high was 37, and the overnight low was 31.
We’ve got an active weather pattern ahead of us for the upcoming week. Scattered rain and snow showers will impact the region today with some light snow accumulation likely in the northern Greens and ‘Dacks. Temperatures will warm into the upper 30s to middle 40s today with breezy south to southwest winds. Much above normal temperatures are expected for most of the week along with occasional showers.
We’ll see a chance of rain or snow showers this morning, then rain showers likely this afternoon. Snow accumulations should be a dusting to 2″ with highest amounts at higher elevations. Highs will top out at around 40 with southwest winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Tonight should be partly cloudy with a 20% chance of rain showers until midnight, then mostly cloudy after midnight. Patchy freezing fog is possible after midnight. Lows will be in the upper 20s with light and variable winds.
Tuesday should be cloudy with a 20% chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 40s with light and variable winds, becoming southerly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Tuesday night should be mostly cloudy with a 30% chance of showers. Lows will be in the lower 40s with south winds 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday’s looking mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers. Highs will be in the upper 50s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Wednesday night showers are likely. Lows will be in the lower 40s. Chance of rain is 70%.
Last year on this date we had a high of 30 and a low of 2. We had 20″ of snow at the stake.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 36 and lows of 18.
The record high was 63°F in 1974.
The record low was -18°F in 2007 (we had a low of -20).
Sunrise: 6:17 AM EST
Sunset: 5:48 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 12h 28m
Length of Day: 11h 30m
Tomorrow will be 3m4s longer.
The Moon is a waning crescent, 27d 21h old with 3% illumination.
Moonrise: 5:19 AM EST
Moonset: 4:22 PM EST
About Today’s Photo:
This large birch succumbed to a beaver’s appetite sometime last summer or fall. It’s upper branches were stripped for their yummy bark.
Panasonic GX8, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 24mm, ISO 400, f/4.3, 1/1600″ exposure.