Thursday, March 30, 2017
This morning in Huntington at 7:50AM it’s currently 31 degrees under clear skies. Winds are out of the west at 3-5 mph. Relative humidity is 61%, dewpoint 19, barometric pressure 30.28” and rising slowly. We have 6.5” of firm snow at the stake. Yesterday’s high was 38, and the overnight low was 29.
There is a Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 5:00AM Friday to 2:00PM EDT
High pressure will build across the region today bringing sunny to partly
sunny skies and seasonable early spring temperatures. Low pressure will approach from the Ohio River valley and pass south of the region on Friday into Saturday
bringing widespread wet accumulating snow. The snow may mix with or change to rain in lower elevations on Friday. Dry weather returns by Sunday into Monday before additional rains and snows arrive by the middle of next week.
We’ll see partly sunny skies with highs in the lower 40s and north winds around 10 mph. Tonight should be partly cloudy until midnight, then become mostly cloudy with a slight chance of snow after midnight. Lows will be in the mid 20s with light and variable winds. Chance of snow is 20%.
Friday should be cloudy with a chance of snow in the morning, then snow or rain likely in the afternoon. We may see snow accumulations a dusting to 2″. Highs will be in the mid 30s with southeast winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Friday night snow is likely with additional light snow accumulations likely. Lows will be around 30 with southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow is 90%.
Saturday snow or rain showers are likely with some additional light snow accumulation. Highs will be in the upper 30s with light and variable winds. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Saturday night should be cloudy with a 40% chance of lingering snow showers. Lows will be in the upper 20s. Overall, we may see as much as 4″-6″ of heavy, wet snow in our area from this weather event before is all shuts down.
Last year on this date we had a high of 55 and a low of 19. We had 1″ of snow at the stake.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 46 and lows of 28.
The record high was 80°F in 1977.
The record low was 6°F in 1884.
Sunrise: 6:36 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:17 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 13h 39m
Length of Day: 12h 40m
Tomorrow will be 3m4s longer.
The Moon is a waxing crescent, 2.5 days old with 7% illumination.
Moonrise: 8:23 AM EDT
Moonset: 10:30 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Raindrops cling to branches and twigs of shrubs near the pond.
Nikon D600, Nikon 50mm lens, ISO 200, f/1.8, 1/2000″ exposure.