Wednesday, August 17, 2011
This morning in Huntington at 6:30am it’s currently a cool 51 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 100%, dewpoint 51barometric pressure 30.10″ and rising rapidly. We picked up 0.18″ of rain in the past 24hrs bringing the storm total to 1.79″. 24hr high was 76, low 51.
High pressure will build into the area today bringing us sunny skies with highs in the upper 70s and light and variable winds becoming westerly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be mostly clear. Lows will be in the mid 50s with light and variable winds becoming southerly around 10 mph after midnight.
Thursday’s looking partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon as a low pressure trough move through the area. It’ll be warmer with highs will be in the lower 80s and southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 30%. Thursday night should be partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows will be around 60 with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 30%.
Friday look for partly sunny skies with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs will be in the upper 70s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 50%.
Last year on this date we had a high of 79 and a low of 54. We picked up 0.04″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 78 and lows of 58.
Record high was 95 in 1987.
Record low was 42 in 1961.
Sunrise: 5:57 AM
Sunset: 7:54 PM
Length Of Visible Light: 14h 59m
Length of Day: 13h 57m
Tomorrow will be 2m 45s shorter.
The moon is waning gibbous, 17d 16h old with 88% illumination.
Moonrise: 9:10 PM
Moonset: 9:54 AM