Wednesday, August 24, 2011
This morning in Huntington at 6:30am it’s currently 53 degree under partly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 53, barometric pressure 30.00″ and steady. 24hr high was 73, low 53.
High pressure will be sliding off the east coast today and will bring us partly sunny skies and warmer temps with highs in the upper 70s. Winds will be out of the south at around 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph this afternoon. Tonight will start off partly cloudy until midnight then become mostly cloudy with a chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight as a cold front moves into the region. Lows will be in the lower 60s with south winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 35 mph. Chance of rain is 30%.
Thursday will bring occasional showers and thunderstorms. Highs will be in the mid 70s with south winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of rain is 80%. Thursday night will be mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows will be in the upper 50s with southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 50%.
Friday’s looking partly sunny with highs in the lower 70s and northwest winds around 10 mph.
Last year on this date we had a high of 76 and a low of 48. We picked up 0.06″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 77 and lows of 57.
Record high was 97 in 1947.
Record low was 40 in 1923.
Sunrise: 6:05 AM
Sunset: 7:42 PM
Length Of Visible Light: 14h 38m
Length of Day: 13h 37m
Tomorrow will be 2m 52s shorter.
The moon is a waning crescent, 24d 15h old with 26% illumination.
Moonrise: 12:53 AM
Moonset: 4:37 PM
I felt the earthquake here yesterday—a very subtle movement that I might have missed had it not been for the wiggle of a microphone on a boom next to my desk in the studio…