Friday, August 17, 2012
This morning in Huntington at 6:30AM it’s currently 57 degrees under a milky clear sky. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 57, barometric pressure 29.78″ and falling. 24hr high was 79, low 55.
Current radar imagery shows a line of showers out in front of a cold front currently over the eastern Great Lakes. Those showers should reach our area this afternoon.
We’ll see partly sunny skies this morning giving way to mostly cloudy skies with numerous showers and thunderstorms this afternoon as a cold front moves in from the west. Highs will be around 80 with south winds around 10 mph and gusting up to 25 mph this afternoon. Chance of rain is 70%. Tonight should be partly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms until midnight. Lows will be in the lower 50s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 50%.
Cooler and drier air will move in Saturday delivering mostly sunny skies. Highs will be in the low to mid 70s with light and variable winds, becoming northwesterly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Saturday night should be clear and chilly with lows in the mid 40s and light and variable winds.
Sunday’s looking mostly sunny with highs in the mid 70s and light and variable winds. Sunday night should be mostly clear with lows in the lower 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 80 and a low of 51. We picked up 0.18″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 79°F and lows of 59°F.
Record high was 95°F in 1987.
Record low was 42°F in 1961.
Sunrise: 5:58 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:53 PM EDT
Length Of Visible Light: 14h 57m
Length of Day: 13h 55m
Tomorrow will be 2m 47s shorter.
The Moon is new today, 29d 6h old with 0% illumination.
Moonrise: 6:00 AM EDT
Moonset: 7:30 PM EDT