Tuesday, May 8, 2012
This morning in Huntington at 6:35AM it’s currently 54 degrees and raining lightly under overcast skies. Winds are out of the south at 3-6 mph. Relative humidity is 84%, dewpoint 49, barometric pressure 29.89″ and steady. We’ve picked up 0.02″ of rain. 24hr high was 72, low 51.
Current radar imagery shows a broad swath of rain extending from the Ohio River Valley up to Montreal.
Low pressure and an associated warm front will bring us overcast skies and a soaking rain today. Highs will be around 54F with gusty winds from the North at 15 to 20 mph and shifting to the SSE in the afternoon. Some gusts may reach 30 mph. Chance of rain is 100% with rainfall amounts near 0.8″ possible. Tonight should be overcast with rain, then a chance of rain after midnight. Lows will be around 52F with winds from the SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain is 60% with rainfall amounts near 0.3″ possible.
Conditions will remain unsettled into Wednesday as an upper level trough moves through the region. We’ll see mostly cloudy skies with a chance of rain in the morning, then partly cloudy with a chance of rain and maybe a rumble of thunder in the afternoon. Highs will be around 70F with winds from the SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain is 40%. Wednesday night should be overcast with a chance of rain. Lows will be around 45F with light winds. Chance of rain is 40%.
Thursday’s looking mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs will be around 59F with wind from the NNW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain is 50%. Thursday night should be overcast with a chance of rain in the evening, then mostly cloudy. Lows will be chilly – around of 34F – with light winds.
Last year on this date we had a high of 61 and a low of 39.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 65°F and lows of 42°F.
Record high was 89°F in 1936.
Record low was 25°F in 1962.
Sunrise: 5:32 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:04 PM EDT
Length Of Visible Light: 15h 37m
Length of Day: 14h 32m
Tomorrow will be 2m 26s longer.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 17d 3h old with 92% illumination.
Moonrise: 11:15 PM EDT
Moonset: 7:34 AM EDT