Saturday, April 15, 2017
This morning in Huntington at 7:30AM it’s currently 34 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 90%, dewpoint 32, barometric pressure 30.31” and steady. Yesterday’s high was 60, and the overnight low was 28.
We’ll see quiet and sunny weather this morning out ahead of a low pressure system and associated warm front that will bring rain showers from the southwest late this afternoon. The showers will continue overnight and taper off during the early morning Sunday before a cold front brings a second wave of showers with the chance of some embedded thunderstorms. Temperatures will trend warmer reaching into the 60s this afternoon and 70s for Sunday. Cooler and drier weather is expected early next week following passage of a cold front across the region.
We’ll see partly sunny skies today with a chance of sprinkles this afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 60s with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Tonight should bring occasional showers until midnight, then showers are likely with a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows will be around 50 with southwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of rain is 90%.
Sunday should be cloudy with a chance of showers in the morning, then showers will be likely with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon as the cold front moves through. Highs will be in the mid 70s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Sunday night should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers. Lows will be in the mid 40s with west winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph.
Monday’s looking partly sunny with highs in the lower 50s and northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Monday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 30s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 59 and a low fo 24.We picked up a 0.01″ trace of rain.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 55 and lows of 35.
The record high was 82°F in 2003 (we had a high of 80).
The record low was 18°F in 1926.
Sunrise: 6:07 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:36 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 29m
Length of Day: 13h 28m
Tomorrow will be 2m55s longer.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 18.4 days old with 85% illumination.
Moonris: 11:49 PM EDT
Moonset: 8:53 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
We’ve got tasty ramps popping up down by Fargo Brook. This native relative of leeks and garlic grows plentifully in wetlands and soggy woodland locations, and is prized for its fairly subtle garlicy flavor.
Panasonic GX8, Olympus 60mm macro lens, ISO 800, f/13, 1/60″ exposure.