Tuesday, August 16, 2011
This morning in Huntington at 6:25am it’s currently 57 degrees and raining lightly under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 100%, dewpoint 57, barometric pressure 29.77″ and rising. We picked up a soaking 1.40″ of rain in the past 24hrs. 24hr high was 67, low 57.
Current radar imagery shows a band of showers extending south of our region down to about Albany, and another heavy band of showers in Maine, all rotating around an low pressure centered pretty much right on top of us.
We’ll have cloudy skies with showers likely this morning, then partly sunny skies with a chance of showers will build in this afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 70s with light and variable winds becoming northerly around 10 mph this afternoon. Chance of rain is 70%. Tonight should be clear with patchy fog after midnight. Lows will be in the lower 50s with light and variable winds.
Wednesday should bring patchy dense fog in the morning. It’ll be sunny with highs in the upper 70s and light and variable winds. Wednesday night should be clear. Lows will be in the mid 50s with light and variable winds.
Thursday look for partly sunny skies with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs will be in the lower 80s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 40%.
Last year on this date we had a high of 82 and a low of 65. We picked up 0.02″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 79 and lows of 58.
Record high was 96 in 1944 (again!)
Record low was 43 in 1923.
Sunrise: 5:56 AM
Sunset: 7:55 PM
Length Of Visible Light: 15h 02m
Length of Day: 13h 59m
Tomorrow will be 2m 44s shorter.
The moon is waning gibbous, 16d 16h old with 93% illumination.
Moonrise: 8:47 PM
Moonset: 8:53 AM