Friday, March 25, 2016
This morning in Huntington at 6:50AM it’s currently 40 degrees and raining steadily under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 96%, dewpoint 39, barometric pressure 29.66”. We picked up 0.16” of rain overnight. Yesterday’s high was 42, and the overnight low was 38.
Low pressure currently centered just north of Lake Ontario will move northeastward during the day today bringing rain to much of the region during the day. Some freezing rain and mixed precipitation will occur east of the Greens and in the NEK this morning before changing over to all rain as warm air moves in aloft. A cold front will follow through on the backside of the low later today, and high pressure will build in for the weekend.
We’ll see cloudy skies with rain likely mainly this morning. Highs will be in the upper 40s with south winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 30 mph, then becoming westerly 10 to 15 mph this afternoon. Chance of rain is 90%. Tonight should be mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain or snow showers until midnight, then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows will be in the lower 20s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday should be sunny with highs in the mid 40s and light and variable winds. Saturday night should be mostly clear with lows in the lower 30s and light and variable winds.
Sunday’s looking partly sunny with highs in the lower 50s and south winds around 10 mph. Low pressure will head in our direction from the Great Lake on Sunday night bringing partly cloudy skies with a 40% chance of rain. Lows will be in the upper 30s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 50 and a low of 13. We had 14.50″ of snow at the stake.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 44 and lows of 26.
The record high was 68°F in 1987.
The record low was 0°F in 1960.
Sunrise: 6:45 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:11 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 13h 24m
Length of Day: 12h 26m
Tomorrow will be 3m5s longer.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 16d 9h old with 97% illumination.
Moonrise: 9:23 PM EDT
Moonset: 7:52 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
This little nook in Huntington Gorge offered an interesting study of light and dark. I like the green of the water.
Panasonic GX8, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 14mm, ISO 100, f/16, 1/13″ exposure.