Tuesday, May 17, 2011: Yet more rain…
This morning in Huntington at 6:20am it’s currently 47 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 96%, dewpoint 46, barometric pressure 30.01″ and rising slowly. We picked up 0.78″ of rain in the past 24hrs. 24hr high was 53, low 46.
There is an Areal Flood Watch in effect for our region until 2pm this afternoon.
The forecast for today calls for yet more showers with highs in the mid 50s and light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 70%. Tonight should be cloudy with a 50% chance of showers and lows in the upper 40s with light and variable winds.
Wednesday’s looking cloudy with a 50% chance of showers. Highs will be in the lower 60s with light and variable winds becoming southeasterly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Showers will persist into Wednesday night with lows in the lower 50s and south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 60%.
Thursday and Thursday night look for more cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs will be in the mid 60s with light and variable winds. Overnight lows will be in in the lower 50s. Chance of rain is 50%. Friday’s looking mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs around 70. Chance of rain is 30%.
Last year on this date we had a high of 73 and a low of 34.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 69 and lows of 46.
Record high was 90 in 1977.
Record low was 29 in 1957.
Sunrise: 5:23 AM
Sunset: 8:14 PM
Length Of Visible Light: 15h 58m
Length of Day: 14h 51m
Tomorrow will be 2m 7s longer.
The moon is the full “Flower” moon (Northeast Native American), 14d 3h old with 100% illumination. Other names for this full moon include: “Milk” (Colonial American & English); “Bright” (Celtic); “Hare” (Medieval Wiccan); and “Grass” (Neo Pagan Wiccan).
Moonrise: 8:56 PM
Moonset: 5:09 AM