Thursday, May 17, 2012
This morning in Huntington at 6:30AM it’s currently 41 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 96%, dewpoint 40, barometric pressure 30.03″ and rising rapidly. We picked up 0.66″ of rain during a series of thunderstorms that passed through yesterday afternoon between 3:00 and 4:00PM. 24hr high was 79, low 40.
There is a Frost Advisory in effect for our region between midnight tonight and 8:00AM Friday.
High pressure and associate cool Canadian air moved into the region overnight on the heels of yesterday afternoon’s thunderstorms. Today we’ll see mostly sunny skies with highs around 60. It’ll be breezy with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph and gusting up to 25 mph. Tonight should be clear with areas of frost after midnight. Lows will be in the mid 30s with west winds 10 to 15 mph until midnight, then becoming light and variable.
Friday should be sunny and warmer with highs around 70 and light and variable winds, becoming southwesterly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Friday night should be clear with lows in the lower 40s and light and variable winds.
Saturday should be sunny and warmer still with highs in the upper 70s and light and variable winds. Saturday night should be clear with lows in the lower 50s. Sunday’s looking clear and warm as well with the next chance of precipitation holding off until Tuesday.
Last year on this date we had a high of 64 and a low of 46. We picked up 0.78″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 69°F and lows of 46°F.
Record high was 90°F in 1977.
Record low was 29°F in 1957.
Sunrise: 5:22 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:15 PM EDT
Length Of Visible Light: 16h 00m
Length of Day: 14h 52m
Tomorrow will be 2m 6s longer.
The Moon is a waning crescent, 26d 3h old with 11% illumination.
Moonrise: 3:25 AM EDT
Moonset: 5:19 PM EDT