Thursday, May 3, 2012
This morning in Huntington at 6:35AM it’s currently 48 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 97%, dewpoint 47, barometric pressure 30.07″. We picked up 0.5″ of rain overnight. 24hr high was 60, low 48.
Morning showers are moving east of the area this morning. We’ll see mostly cloudy today with highs in the mid-60s and winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph. Tonight should be overcast with a chance of rain and thunderstorm as a warm front currently over the western Great Lakes moves in. Lows will be around 48F with light winds. Chance of rain is 60%.
Unsettled weather should be with us into the weekend. Friday should be overcast with thunderstorms and rain showers, then a chance of a thunderstorm and rain in the afternoon as a cold front moves in from Canada. Highs will be around 68F with winds from the ENE at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the West in the afternoon. Chance of rain is 60% with rainfall amounts near 0.3″ possible. Friday night should be mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows will be around 43F with light winds. Chance of rain 50% with rainfall amounts near 0.2″ possible.
Saturday’s looking mostly cloudy with a chance of rain in the morning, then drier as high pressure builds in from the north. Highs should be around 63F with winds from the North at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain is 40%. Saturday night should be overcast with lows of 45F and winds from the NNW at 5 to 10 mph. Clearer and drier conditions are on tap for Sunday.
Last year on this date we had a high of 55 and a low of 51.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 62°F and lows of 40°F.
Record high was 89°F in 2001 (we had a high of 86).
Record low was 24°F in 1966.
Sunrise: 5:39 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:58 PM EDT
Length Of Visible Light: 15h 24m
Length of Day: 14h 19m
Tomorrow will be 2m 35s longer.
The Moon is waxing gibbous, 12d 3h old with 89% illumination.
Moonrise: 5:15 PM EDT
Moonset: 3:48 AM EDT