Monday, April 23, 2012
This morning in Huntington at 6:20AM it’s currently 40 degrees and drizzling under overcast skies. Winds are out of the west at 0-3 mph. Relative humidity is 96%, dewpoint 39, barometric pressure 29.41″ and falling rapidly. We picked up 0.81″ of rain in the past 24hrs. 24hr high was (is) 40, low 35.
The deep coastal low responsible for the latest surge of rain is slowly moving northward out of the area this morning. We’ll see overcast skies with rain this morning, then a chance of rain in the afternoon as a dry slot wedges its way into the region. Highs will be around 59F with winds from the East at 10 to 25 mph and gusting to 40 mph. Chance of rain is 80%. Tonight should be overcast with a chance of rain. Lows will be around 41F with winds from the SSE at 10 to 15 mph shifting to the East after midnight. Chance of rain is 40%.
Tuesday should be overcast with a chance of rain as the low pivots and provides wrap-around moisture mostly to the north. Highs will be around 54F with winds from the North at 15 to 20 mph and gusting to 30 mph then shifting to the West in the afternoon. Chance of rain is 30%. Tuesday night should be overcast in the evening, then mostly cloudy. Lows will be around 39F with winds from the North at 5 to 20 mph. Chance of rain is 20%.
Wednesday’s looking mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs will be around 61F with winds from the WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain is 30%. Wednesday night should be mostly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Lows will be around 32F with winds from the SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Last year on this date we had a high of 54 and a low of 32. We picked up 0.05″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 57°F and lows of 36°F.
Record high was 85°F in 1885.
Record low was 23°F in1930.
Sunrise: 5:54 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:46 PM EDT
Length Of Visible Light: 14h 54m
Length of Day: 13h 52m
Tomorrow will be 2m 48s longer.
The Moon is a waxing crescent, 2d 3h old with 4% illumination.
Moonrise: 6:58 AM EDT
Moonset: 10:19 PM EDT