Tuesday, April 4, 2017
This morning in Huntington at 7:30AM it’s currently a blustery 43 degrees and raining lightly under overcast skies. Winds are out of the south at 4-8 mph. Relative humidity is 83%, dewpoint 38, barometric pressure 29.66” and falling rapidly. We picked up 0.21” of rain overnight and have 4″ of snow at the stake. Yesterday’s high was 54, and the overnight low was 43.
There is a Wind Advisory in effect until 8:00PM EDT this evening.
We’ve got an active week of weather ahead of us with two low pressure systems delivering widespread precipitation through the week. The first low arrives today with mainly a cold rain anticipated except for some pockets of freezing rain and sleet possible in eastern Vermont. The second low will pull in Thursday into Friday bringing another shot of heavier rains which, combined with snow melt, will produce significant rises on local streams and rivers by later this week.
We’ll see rain and blustery conditions today with highs in the upper 30s to lower 40s. Winds will be out of the southeast at 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 55 mph. Chance of rain is near 100%. Tonight rain is likely. Lows will be in the upper 30s with south winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 50 mph until midnight. Chance of rain is 90%.
Wednesday should be cloudy with showers likely mainly in the morning. Highs will be in the mid 40s with south winds around 10 mph becoming westerly in the afternoon. Chance of rain is 70%. Wednesday night should be cloudy with a 30% chance of rain showers. Lows will be in the mid 30s with east winds around 10 mph.
Thursday rain is likely. Highs willl be in the lower 40s with southeast winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 40 mph. Chance of rain is near 100%. Thursday night rain is likely. Lows will be in the upper 30s. Chance of rain is 90%.
Last year on this date we had a high of 27 and a low of 12.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 49 and lows of 30.
The record high was 73°F in 1974.
The record low was 6°F in 1911.
Sunrise: 6:27 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:23 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 13h 55m
Length of Day: 12h 56m
Tomorrow will be 3m2s longer.
The Moon is waxing gibbous, 10 days old with 55% illumination.
Moonrise: 12:40 PM EDT
Moonset: 2:44 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
A wavelet laps across rounded Iberville shale pieces along the shore of Shelburne Farms. A fast shutter speed freezes the water in place. A sort of still-life…
Panasonic GX8, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 37mm, ISO 800, f/7.1, 1/1600″ exposure.