Wednesday, April 6, 2016
This morning in Huntington at 7:20AM it’s currently 15 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 91%, dewpoint 13, barometric pressure 30.32” and falling slowly. Yesterday’s high was 32, and the overnight low was 13.
High pressure will shift southeast of New England by this afternoon. A southerly airflow will strengthen throughout the day between the departing high and low pressure developing across the southern Great Lakes region. A warm front will bring chances for rain or snow showers this afternoon through tonight as temperatures warm into the 30s. The main low tracking across southeastern Ontario and the St. Lawrence Valley will bring a widespread rain to the region during the day Thursday along with temperatures in the low to middle 50s. Another low will move in Friday bringing cooler air once again along with the chance of rain or snow showers.
We’ll see partly sunny skies this morning, becoming cloudy with a 50% chance of rain this afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 30s with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Tonight should be cloudy with a chance of rain or snow until midnight, then a chance of rain after midnight. Lows will be in the mid 30s with south winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday rain showers are likely. Highs will be in the lower 50s with south winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of rain is near 100%. Rain will continue into Thursday night. Lows will be in the mid 30s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is near 100%.
Friday’s looking cloudy with a 50% chance of rain or snow showers. Highs will be in the lower 40s with southwest winds around 10 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Friday night should be cloudy with a 50% chance of snow or rain showers. Lows will be in the mid 20s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 37 and a low of 23. We had 9.5″ of snow at the stake.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 50 and lows of 31.
The record high was 77°F in 1928.
The record low was 10°F in 1943.
Sunrise: 6:23 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:26 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 02m
Length of Day: 13h 02m
Tomorrow will be 3m1s longer.
The Moon is a waning crescent, 28d 9h old with 1% illumination.
Moonrise: 6:01 AM EDT
Moonset: 6:38 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
The grain of this dead elm tree along Taft Road has always drawn my eye. Elm is notoriously hard to split. Beyond the tree, the fields are beginning to green.
Panasonic GX8, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 30mm, ISO 800, f/4.4, 1/1000″ exposure.