Tuesday, October 7, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 7:10AM it’s currently a balmy and blustery 59 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are out of the southeast at 3-9 mph. Relative humidity is 75%, dewpoint 51, barometric pressure 29.91″ and falling. Yesterday’s high was 65, and the overnight low was 48.
Unsettled conditions will be the rule over the next several days as a series of upper level disturbances swing across the region bringing rain and possible rumbles of thunder. We’ll see cloudy skies today with showers likely this morning, then partly sunny skies with a chance of showers this afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 60s with south winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Tonight should be partly cloudy with a chance of showers until midnight, then cloudy with showers with a chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows will be in the mid 50s with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 90%.
Wednesday should be cloudy with occasional showers and a chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then partly sunny with a chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs will be in the lower 60s with south winds 10 to 15 mph, becoming southwesterly in the afternoon and gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of rain is 90%. Wednesday night should be partly cloudy with lows around 40 and west winds 10 to 15 mph and gusting up to 25 mph.
Thursday’s looking partly sunny with highs in the mid 50s and southwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Thursday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the upper 30s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 73 and a low of 51. We picked up 0.77″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 61 and lows of 42.
The record high was 83°F in 1947.
The record low was 25°F in 1964.
Sunrise: 6:56 AM EDT
Sunset: 6:21 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 12h 22m
Length of Day: 11h 24m
Tomorrow will be 3m 1s shorter.
The Moon is waxing gibbous, 13d 5h old with 99% illumination.
Moonrise: 5:56 PM EDT
Moonset: 5:48 AM EDT
There will be lunar eclipse tomorrow morning with totality occurring at 6:55AM for our region. Unfortunately, the forecast is looking cloudy, but if there’s a break in the cloud cover, it should be worth a look as the sun comes up! Look for the moon to be low in the west.
About Today’s Photo:
This little maple sapling was growing out of the side of a large boulder on the beach where we were staying on the coast of Maine. Quite the contrast in colors!
Nikon D600, Nikon 24-120mm lens @ 38mm, ISO 1250, f/14, 1/80″ exposure.