Wednesday, May 28, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 7:30AM it’s currently 50 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 94%, dewpoint 48, barometric pressure 29.92″ and rising rapidly. We picked up 0.19″ of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 77, and the overnight low was 49.
A seasonably cool air mass of maritime origin has settled in across the region in the wake of the passage of yesterday’s backdoor cold font. We’ll see cloudy skies with patchy fog this morning and a chance of showers and drizzle this morning, then a slight chance of showers this afternoon. Highs will only be in the upper 50s with light and variable winds becoming northeasterly around 10 mph this afternoon. Chance of rain is 50%. Tonight should be partly cloudy until midnight then clearing as a ridge of high pressure builds in. Lows will be in the lower 40s with light and variable winds.
Thursday should start off sunny in the morning then become partly sunny with highs in the upper 60s and light and variable winds. Thursday night should be mostly cloudy with lows in the upper 40s with light and variable winds.
An upper level disturbance will move through the region Friday bringing the likelihood of showers with a chance of thunderstorms. Highs will be in the upper 60s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 70%. Friday night showers are likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Lows will be in the upper 40s. Chance of rain is 70%.
Last year on this date we had a high of 77 and a low of 43.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 71 and lows of 41
The record high was 92°F in 1978.
The record low was 30°F in 1961.
Sunrise: 5:13 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:25 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 22m
Length of Day: 15h 12m
Tomorrow will be 1m 34s longer.
The Moon is new today, 29d 5h old with 0% illumination.
Moonrise: 5:20 AM EDT
Moonset: 8:19 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
I love the way the softly furred leaves of Lady’s Mantle hold raindrops…