Thursday, November 24, 2011: Thanksgiving Day
Happy Thanksgiving everyone!
This morning in Huntington at 7:55AM it’s currently 29 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 95%, dewpoint 28, barometric pressure 30.12″ and steady. 24hr high was 36, low 27. It’s hard to say how much snow actually fell yesterday, as it came down pretty continuously during the day. Suffice it to say that we have a very hard and crusty 2.25″ of white stuff on the ground this morning. Elevational differences were pretty marked with reports from around the region range from not much to as much as 12″.
High pressure will build into the region today bringing us partly cloudy skies with a high of 39°F and winds less than 5 mph. Tonight should be partly cloudy with lows of 30°F and winds less than 5 mph.
Friday’s looking partly cloudy in the morning, then clear. It will be much warmer with highs of 52°F and winds from the West at 5 mph shifting to the NW in the afternoon. Friday night should be partly cloudy in the evening, then mostly cloudy. Lows will be around 36°F with winds from the East at 5 mph.
Saturday should bring overcast skies in the morning, then mostly cloudy skies with highs of 48°F and winds less than 5 mph. Saturday night should be overcast with lows of 34°F and winds from the SE at 5 mph.
Sunday’s looking overcast with highs of 48°F and winds from the SE at 10 mph. Sunday night should bring overcast skies with a chance of rain after midnight. Lows will be around of 34°F with winds from the SE at 15 mph. Chance of rain 30% with rainfall amounts near 0.5 in. possible.
Last year on this date we had a high of 39 and a low of 23. We picked up 0.12″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 40°F and lows of 27°F.
Record high was 65°F in 1931.
Record low was 2°F in 1956.
Sunrise: 6:59 AM EST
Sunset: 4:17 PM EST
Length Of Visible Light: 10h 23m
Length of Day: 9h 18m
Tomorrow will be 1m 52s shorter.
The Moon is a waning crescent, 28d 17h old with 1% illumination.
Moonrise: 6:14 AM EST
Moonset: 3:45 PM EST