Friday, April 21, 2017
This morning in Huntington at 7:55AM it’s currently a blustery 46 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are out of the south at 5-7 mph and gusting to 30 mph. Relative humidity is 77%, dewpoint 40, barometric pressure 29.94” and falling slowly. We picked up 0.35” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 50, and the overnight low was 45.
Deep low pressure over the northern Great Lakes this morning will slowly track eastward into southern Québec today with widespread rain this morning transitioning to areas of drizzle through the day. An upper level trough will traverse the region tonight through Saturday bringing enhanced chances for some scattered rain showers. High pressure returns to end the weekend on Sunday along with drier conditions and sunnier skies.
We’ll see cloudy skies today with a chance of drizzle. Highs will be in the upper 40s with southeast winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 40 mph. Tonight should bring a chance of drizzle until midnight. It’ll be cloudy with a 40% chance of showers. Lows will be around 40 with southeast winds 15 to 20 mph, diminishing to around 10 mph after midnight.
Saturday should be cloudy with scattered showers. Highs will be in the upper 40s with light and variable winds, becoming westerly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain is 50%. Saturday night should be mostly cloudy with lows in the mid 30s and northwest winds around 10 mph.
Sunday’s looking sunny with highs around 60 and light and variable winds. Sunday night should be mostly clear with lows in the mid 30s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 75 and a low of 28.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 58 and lows of 37.
The record high was 83°F in 1977.
The record low was 18°F in 1908.
Sunrise: 5:57 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:44 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 48m
Length of Day: 13h 46m
Tomorrow will be 2m50s longer.
The Moon is a waning crescent, 23.9 days old with 31% illumination.
Moonrise: 3:28 AM EDT
Moonset: 2:10 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Trees and shrubs are starting to leaf out, and the lilac in our backyard is off to a good start!
Panasonic GX8, Olympus 60mm macro lens, ISO 1600, f/8, 1/250″ exposure.