Friday, March 11, 2016
This morning in Huntington at 6:55AM it’s currently 33 degrees and drizzling lightly under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 32, barometric pressure 30.08” and rising rapidly. We picked up 0.62” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 56, and the overnight low was 33.
Low clouds, fog, and drizzle this morning will gradually break up with some sun returning in this afternoon as high pressure builds into the region. High temperatures will be mainly in the 40s north and around 50 south. High pressure will be over the area through the weekend with temperatures moving back up into the 50s with overnight lows in the middle 20s to around freezing.
We’ll see cloudy skies, patchy fog, drizzle, and freezing drizzle this morning giving way to partly sunny this afternoon as high pressure builds in. Highs will be in the upper 30s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Tonight should be mostly clear with lows in the upper 20s and northwest winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.
Saturday should be sunny with highs in the mid 50s and southwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 30 mph in the afternoon. Saturday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 30s and west winds around 10 mph.
Sunday’s looking mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s and north winds around 10 mph. Sunday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 30s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 48 and a low of 32. We had 18″ of snow at the stake.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 38 and lows of 20.
The record high was 56°F in 1977.
The record low was -8°F in 1961.
Sunrise: 6:10 AM EST
Sunset: 5:53 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 12h 40m
Length of Day: 11h 43m
Tomorrow will be 3m4s longer.
The Moon is a waxing crescent, 2d 10h old with 9% illumination.
Moonrise: 7:45 AM EST
Moonset: 9:20 PM EST
About Today’s Photo:
The very same afternoon that I was out shooting yesterday’s returning bluebirds, I heard the honk of geese, and, looking up high above, I saw this large “V” of geese making their way north. It was an easy shot as my camera was already around my neck!
Panasonic GX8, Lumix 100-300mm lens @ 183mm, ISO 800, f/22, 1/500″ exposure