Tuesday, April 17, 2012
This morning in Huntington at 6:35AM it’s currently 54 degrees under partly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 70%, dewpoint 45, barometric pressure 29.97″ and rising rapidly. We picked up 0.04″ of rain overnight. 24hr high was 85, low 53.
High pressure and an associated cold front are moving through the region this morning. We’ll see clear skies today with highs of 61F and winds from the WSW at 10 to 15 mph shifting to the NNW in the afternoon. Tonight should be clear and chilly with low of 30F and winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday should be clear and cooler with highs of 55F and winds from the NNW at 5 to 10 mph. Wednesday night should be clear in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low will be around 37F with light winds.
Thursday’s looking partly cloudy with a chance of rain as a new low pressure area moves in. Highs will be around 70F with winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain is 30%. Thursday night should be partly cloudy with a chance of rain in the evening. Lows should be around 43F with light winds. Chance of rain is 20%.
Last year on this date we had a high of 50 and a low of 37. We picked up 0.35″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 54°F and lows of 34°F.
Record high was 90°F, again in 2002 (we had a high of 85).
Record low was 13°F in 1971.
Sunrise: 6:04 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:39 PM EDT
Length Of Visible Light: 14h 36m
Length of Day: 13h 35m
Tomorrow will be 2m 53s longer.
The Moon is a waning crescent, 25d 20h old with 13% illumination.
Moonrise: 4:07 AM EDT
Moonset: 4:24 PM EDT