Thursday, May 10, 2012
This morning in Huntington at 6:30AM it’s currently 49 degrees and raining lightly under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 49, barometric pressure 29.47″ and falling. We picked up 0.30″ of rain in the past 24hrs. 24hr high was 67, low 49.
Current radar imagery shows a large slug of precipitation just to our east and moving up the coast.
Low pressure will stick around another day or two giving us unsettled, damp weather. We’ll see patchy fog this morning with scattered showers likely. Highs will be in the upper 50s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Tonight should be cloudy with showers likely mainly until midnight. Lows will be in the lower 40s with northwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 60%.
The low will move off into the Canadian Maritimes Friday bringing partly sunny skies with a chance of showers in the morning. Highs will be in the upper 50s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph and gusting up to 25 mph. Chance of rain is 30%. Friday night should be clear as high pressure builds in. It’ll be chilly with lows in the upper 30s and west winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph.
Saturday’s looking sunny and warmer with highs around 70 and southwest winds around 10 mph. Saturday night should be mostly cloudy with a 30% chance of showers as a cold front moves in from the west. Lows will be in the upper 40s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 66 and a low of 34.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 66°F and lows of 43°F.
Record high was 89°F in 2007 (we had a high of 87).
Record low was 25°F in 1947.
Sunrise: 5:30 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:07 PM EDT
Length Of Visible Light: 15h 43m
Length of Day: 14h 36m
Tomorrow will be 2m 21s longer.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 19d 3h old with 75% illumination.
Moonrise: 12:04 AM EDT
Moonset: 9:51 AM EDT
I’ll be out of town over the weekend, so the blog’ll be taking a wee break. See you again next week!