Saturday, March 26, 2016
This morning in Huntington at 7:10AM it’s currently 27 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 87%, dewpoint 24, barometric pressure 30.30” and rising rapidly. We picked up 0.11” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 54, and the overnight low was 27.
High pressure will build into the region today and dominate our weather through the weekend. We’ll see mostly cloudy skies this morning, then partly sunny skies later in the day. Highs will be in the mid 40s with light and variable winds. Tonight should be mostly clear and seasonably mild with lows around 30 and light and variable winds, becoming southeasterly around 10 mph after midnight.
Sunday should be mostly sunny with highs in the lower 50s and south winds around 10 mph. Sunday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the upper 30s and south winds around 10 mph.
The next low pressure system will approach the region from the Great Lakes on Monday bringing widespread rain. Highs will be in the mid 40s with south winds around 10 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Chance of rain is 80%. Monday night should be mostly cloudy with lows in the upper 20s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 46 and a low of 33. We picked up 0.01″ of rain and had 14″ of snow at the stake.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 44 and lows of 26.
The record high was 71°F in 1945.
The record low was -4°F in 1960.
Sunrise: 6:43 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:12 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 13h 27m
Length of Day: 12h 29m
Tomorrow will be 3m4s longer.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 17d 9h old with 92% illumination.
Moonrise: 10:21 PM EDT
Moonset: 8:22 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Ice and moving water create an overlapping structure at the head of Huntington Gorge.
Panasonic GX8, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 37mm, ISO 100, f/9, 1/13″ exposure