Saturday, September 20, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 7:50AM it’s currently a balmy 54 degrees under overcast skies. Wind are out of the southwest at 3-5 mph. Relative humidity is 82%, dewpoint 49, barometric pressure 30.19” and falling. Yesterday’s high was 59, and the overnight low was 38.
High pressure departing off the New England coast will bring mild, dry and gusty conditions to the region today. We’ll see mostly cloudy skies this morning, then partly sunny skies later in the day. Highs will be in the upper 60s with south winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 35 mph. Tonight should be partly cloudy and mild with lows in the upper 50s and south winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 30 mph.
Sunday should start out partly sunny with a chance of showers in the morning, then become mostly cloudy with showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon as a cold front and associated low pressure move in. Highs will be in the lower 70s with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Sunday night should bring occasional showers. Lows will be in the mid 50s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 90%.
Showers will linger into Monday with mostly cloudy skies and highs in the mid 50s with northwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 50%. Monday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 40s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 79 and a low of 45.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 69 and lows of 49.
The record high was 89°F in 1946.
The record low was 29°F in 1929.
Sunrise: 6:36 AM EDT
Sunset: 6:53 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 13h 14m
Length of Day: 12h 16m
Tomorrow will be 3m 3s shorter.
The Moon is a waning crescent, 25d 21h old with 12% illumination.
Moonrise: 3:07 AM EDT
Moonset: 5:00 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Yesterday’s frost lay thick and heavy on the flat-topped white asters in our front field. They appear almost glass-like in the morning sun.
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro lens, ISO 800, f/16, 1/200″ exposure.