Thursday, April 6, 2017
This morning in Huntington at 8:00AM it’s currently 43 degrees under partly cloudy skies. Winds are out of the southwest at 3-6 mph. Relative humidity is 78%, dewpoint 36, barometric pressure 29.84” and falling slowly. We picked up 0.04” of rain in the past 24hrs, and have a spotty 1” of snow still at the stake. Yesterday’s high was 48, and the overnight low was 40.
Low pressure moving in from the Ohio Valley today will bring rain to the region today and Friday. The heaviest rainfall is expected this afternoon into this evening, and the combination of rain and snow melt may result in minor flooding
late tonight and Friday on area rivers and streams. Rain may mix with higher elevation snow late Friday into Saturday, before weak high pressure builds in later Saturday into Sunday.
We’ll see rain today with highs in the lower 40s and southeast winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 35 mph, and increasing to 45 mph this afternoon. Chance of rain is near 100%. Tonight rain is likely with near steady temperatures around 40 and southeast winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 35 mph until midnight. Chance of rain is near 100%.
Friday rain is likely. Highs will be in the upper 40s with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 80%. Friday night rain or snow are likely with little or no snow accumulation. Lows will be in the mid 30s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday snow or rain showers are likely with little or no additional snow accumulation. Highs will be in the mid 40s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Saturday night should be partly cloudy with lows around 30.
Last year on this date we had a high of 39 and a low of 13. We picked up 1.5″ of snow.
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: 7:25 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 01m
Length of Day: 13h 02m
Tomorrow will be 3m1s longer.
The Moon is waxing gibbous, 10 days old with 76% illumination.
Moonrise: 2:48 PM EDT
Moonset: 4:12 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
As I stepped outside this morning to smell the air, I heard the distinctive call of the phoebe. This little flycatcher is one of the early returning migrants.
Nikon D600, Sigma 55-300mm lens @ 300mm, ISO 500, f/7.1, 1/400″ exposure.