Wednesday, April 19, 2017
This morning in Huntington at 6:55AM it’s currently 41 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are out of the south at 2-4 mph. Relative humidity is 71%, dewpoint 32, barometric pressure 30.41” and falling slowly. Yesterday’s high was 53, and the overnight low was 41.
A series of low pressure systems will move from west to east across northern New England today through Friday. Showers will develop over the area this afternoon and tonight before ending early Thursday morning. Drier weather briefly returns
Thursday afternoon before a second low pressure system moves in Thursday night and Friday morning bringing widespread rainfall across the region. Drier weather returns once again for Friday afternoon through the first part of the weekend.
We’ll see cloudy skies today with a 50% chance of rain showers this afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 50s with south winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 35 mph. Tonight should be cloudy with showers likely mainly until midnight. Lows will be in the lower 40s with southwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of rain is 70%.
Thursday should be mostly cloudy with a 20% chance of rain showers in the morning, then become partly sunny in the afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 50s with northwest winds around 10 mph in the morning becoming light and variable. Thursday night rain is likely. Lows will be in the lower 40s with east winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of rain is near 100%.
Friday rain is likely. Highs will be in the lower 50s with southeast winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Friday night should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers. Lows will be in the upper 30s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 56 and a low of 39. We picked up 0.17″ of rain.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 57 and lows of 36.
The record high was 91°F in 1976.
The record low was 22°F in 1918.
Sunrise: 6:01 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:41 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 41m
Length of Day: 13h 40m
Tomorrow will be 2m52s longer.
The Moon is in its last quarter, 22 days old with 51% illumination.
Moonrise: 2:11 AM EDT
Moonset: 12:06 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
The spreading patch of bloodroot that we have down along Fargo Brook is continuing to be a tad reluctant to fully open up and display its spring glory. Once the temperatures bump up into the 60s, the blossoms should pop wide open, but for now they seem to be hedging their bets a bit by playing coy…
Panasonic GX8, Olympus 60mm macro lens, ISO 800, f/11, 1/250″ exposure.