Thursday, April 7, 2016
This morning in Huntington at 7:00AM it’s currently 36 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 81%, dewpoint 31, barometric pressure 29.69” and falling rapidly. We picked up 1.5” of new snow yesterday and have 1” on the ground this morning. Yesterday’s high was 39, and the overnight low was 35.
A complex area of low pressure will produce widespread rain across the region today and into tonight. Any morning snow showers will quickly change to rain and become heavy at times by mid afternoon with rainfall amounts between 0.50″ and 1.5″. Colder temperatures with scattered snow showers return by Friday into the weekend.
We’ll see a chance of rain showers this morning, then rain likely this afternoon. Highs will bump up into the mid 50s with south winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of rain is near 100%. Rain will continue into tonight and may be heavy at times until midnight. Lows will be in the mid 30s with south winds 10 to 15 mph, becoming southwesterly after midnight. Chance of rain is near 100%.
Friday should be cloudy with a chance of mountain snow showers. Rain showers are likely, mainly in the morning, with snow accumulations of a dusting to 2″ possible over higher terrain. Temperature will remain near steady in the mid 30s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Friday night should be cloudy with a 50% chance of snow or rain showers. Lows will be in the lower 20s with west winds around 10 mph.
Saturday’s looking partly sunny with highs in the lower 30s and northwest winds around 10 mph. Saturday night should be partly cloudy and chilly with lows 15 to 20.
Last year on this date we had a high of 45 and a low of 23. We picked up 0.10″ of new snow and had 10″ at the stake.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 50 and lows of 32.
The record high was 83°F in 1991.
The record low was 2°F in 1972.
Sunrise: 6:21 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:27 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 05m
Length of Day: 13h 05m
Tomorrow will be 2m59s longer.
The Moon is new, 29d 9h old with 0% illumination.
Moonrise: 6:38 AM EDT
Moonset: 7:54 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Our garlic is popping up!
Panasonic GX8, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 14mm, ISO 800, f/4.2, 1/640″ exposure.