Wednesday, August 15, 2012
This morning in Huntington at 6:35AM it’s currently 63 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 63, barometric pressure 29.82″ and steady. We picked up 0.25″ of rain overnight. 24hr high was 80, low 61.
An upper level low front will move through the region today bringing unsettled weather. We’ll see partly sunny skies with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms this morning, then showers and thunderstorms are likely this afternoon. Some showers may produce heavy downpours and lightning. Highs will be in the mid 70s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 70%. Tonight should be mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely until midnight, then a chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows will be around 60 with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 70%.
A dry slot of high pressure will move in Thursday bringing partly sunny skies with highs around 80 and light and variable winds, becoming northwesterly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Thursday night should be clear with lows in the upper 50s and light and variable winds.
Friday showers and thunderstorms are likely as another wave of low pressure moves in from the west. Highs will be in the lower 80s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 60%. Friday night showers and thunderstorms are likely. Lows will be in the mid 50s. Chance of rain is 60%. At this point the weekend is looking dry and pleasant!
Last year on this date we had a high of 67 and a low of 60. We picked up 0.13″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 79°F and lows of 59°F.
Record high was 97°F in 1944.
Record low was 45°F in 1907.
Sunrise: 5:55 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:56 PM EDT
Length Of Visible Light: 15h 03m
Length of Day: 14h 00m
Tomorrow will be 2m 43s shorter.
The Moon is a waning crescent, 27d 6h old with 5% illumination.
Moonrise: 3:47 AM EDT
Moonset: 6:28 PM EDT