Saturday, October 15, 2011
This morning in Huntington at 8:20AM it’s currently a blustery 50 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. There are some breaks in the clouds moving in from the west. Winds are out of the west-southwest at 5-10mph. Relative humidity is 83%, dewpoint 45, barometric pressure 29.37″ and rising rapidly. We picked up a soaking 1.59″ of rain in the past 24hrs. 24hr high was 64, low 50.
We’ll see mostly cloudy with a chance of rain today. Highs will be around 59°F with winds from the NNW at 10 mph gusting to 39. Chance of rain ius 50%. Tonight should be mostly cloudy with a chance of rain in the evening, then overcast with a chance of rain. Lows will be around 39°F with winds from the WNW at 10 mph and gusting to 43. Chance of rain is 40%.
Sunday’s looking mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. High will be around 59°F with winds from the NNW at 10 mph shifting to the SW in the afternoon. Chance of rain is 30%. Sunday night should be overcast with a chance of rain. Lows will be around 37°F with a windchill of 32°F and winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain is 40%.
Monday look for mostly cloudy skies with a chance of rain. High will be around 55°F with winds from the NW at 15 mph. Chance of rain is 30%. Monday night should be partly cloudy with a chance of rain in the evening, then clear and colder with lows of 34°F with a windchill of 28°F. Winds will be from the West at 10 mph shifting to the SSW in the morning.
Last year on this date we had a high of 47 and a low of 43. We picked up 0.26″ of rain and had our first dusting of wet snow.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 57°F and lows of 39°F.
Record high was 79°F in 1947.
Record low 24°F in 1980.
Sunrise: 7:06 AM
Sunset: 6:08 PM
Length Of Visible Light: 12h 00m
Length of Day: 11h 01m
Tomorrow will be 2m 57s shorter.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 18d 1h old with 90% illumination.
Moonrise: 7:53 PM
Moonset: 10:37 AM
The overnight winds and heavy rains have done a number on the foliage around here–stripping lots of those lovely bright leaves off. Stick season’s on its way…