Monday, April 17, 2017
This morning in Huntington at 7:45AM, it’s currently 48 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are out of the south at 2-5 mph. Relative humidity is 83%, dewpoint 44, barometric pressure 29.85” and rising rapidly. We picked up 0.11” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 81, and the overnight low was 45.
Plenty of clouds and a few mountain showers are expected across the region today as an upper level trough moves across eastern Canada early this morning. High pressure will build down from Canada tonight and settle over the region through Tuesday bringing dry weather and plenty of sunshine on Tuesday. The dry weather will be short lived however as a series of troughs move into the region bringing rain showers especially on Wednesday and Friday.
We’ll see cloudy skies today with a slight chance of showers this afternoon. Highs will be in the lower 50s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Monday night shoud be mostly cloudy until midnight, then become partly cloudy. Lows will be around 30 with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.
Tuesday should be sunny with highs in the mid 50s and light and variable winds. Tuesday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the upper 30s and southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Low pressure moving out of the Great Lakes Wednesday will bring rain showers. Highs will be in the lower 50s with south winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Wednesday night showers are likely. Lows will be in the lower 40s. Chance of rain is 70%.
Last year on this date we had a high of 72 and a low of 29.
Burlington averages for this date are highs 56 and lows of 36.
The record high was 90°F in 2002 (we had a high of 89).
The record low was 13°F in 1971.
Sunrise: 6:04 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:39 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 35m
Length of Day: 13h 34m
Tomorrow will be 2m55s longer.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 20 days old with 70% illumination.
Moonrise: 12:40 AM EDT
Moonset: 10:20 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
The wood frogs have been active in our pond the past few days laying their clusters of eggs stuck to sticks and other vegetation along the edges of the ponds.
Panasonic GX8, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 140mm, ISO 800, f/71., 1/80″ exposure.