Monday, August 15, 2011
This morning in Huntington at 6:20am it’s currently 63 degrees and raining lightly under overcast skies. Winds are out of the east at 0-3mph. Relative humidity is 92%, dewpoint 61, barometric pressure 29.81″ and falling. We picked up 0.13″ of rain in the past 24hrs. 24hr high was 80, low 62.
Current radar imagery shows a large slug of rain extending from off the coast of New Jersey and Delaware and extending up into New Hampshire and Vermont.
A slow moving upper level low pressure system over the Ohio River valley will move eastward and combine with a low level system currently off the east coast to bring us occasional showers today with rain totals of 1-2″. Highs will be in the upper 60s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 80%. Showers will continue into tonight with lows around 60 and light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 80%.
The rain should clear out on Tuesday with cloudy skies in the morning then partly sunny skies. There’s a 50% chance of showers. Highs will be in the mid 70s with north winds around 10 mph. Tuesday night’s should be clear with lows in the lower 50s and light and variable winds.
Wednesday look for sunny skies with highs in the upper 70s and light and variable winds. Wednesday night should be clear with lows in the mid 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 75 and a low of 58.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 79 and lows of 59.
Record high was 97 in 1944 (seems like a hot summer that year…)
Record low was 45 in 1907.
Sunrise: 5:54 AM
Sunset: 7:57 PM
Length Of Visible Light: 15h 05m
Length of Day: 14h 02m
Tomorrow will be 2m 43s shorter.
The moon is waning gibbous, 15d 15h old with 97% illumination.
Moonrise: 8:25 PM
Moonset: 7:52 AM