Wednesday, October 8, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 6:30AM it’s currently 59 degrees and raining lightly under overcast skies. Winds are out of the southwest at 3-8 mph. Relative humidity is 84%, dewpoint 54, barometric pressure 29.57” and falling rapidly. We picked up 0.32” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 68, and the overnight low was 49.
Low pressure shifting northeastward out of the Great Lakes this morning will drag a cold front through the region today. We’ll see mostly cloudy skies with showers likely mainly this morning. Highs will be in the lower 60s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Tonight should be partly cloudy with a slight chance of lingering rain showers until midnight. Lows will be in the upper 30s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 30 mph until midnight. Chance of rain is 20%.
Thursday should be partly sunny with a slight chance of rain showers in the morning, then turn mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers in the afternoon as a weak shortwave skirts the international border. Highs will be in the mid 50s with west winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 30%. Thursday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 30s and west winds 10 to 15 mph.
High pressure will build in Friday brinigng partly sunny skies with highs in the lower 50s and west winds around 10 mph. Friday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the upper 30s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 59 and a low of 35.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 60 and lows of 42.
The record high was 77°F in 1970.
The record low was 22°F in 1964.
Sunrise: 6:58 AM EDT
Sunset: 6:20 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 12h 19m
Length of Day: 11h 21m
Tomorrow will be 3m 0s shorter.
The Moon is the full “Hunter’s” moon (Northeast Native American, Colonial American)
14d 4h old with 100% illumination (though it’s just coming out of an eclipse right now…)
Moonrise: 6:31 PM EDT
Moonset: 7:01 AM EDT
Other names for this full moon include: “Harvest” (English, Celtic), and “Blood” (Medieval and Neo Pagan Wiccan)
About Today’s Photo:
Clearwater Lake near Farmington, Maine is, as its name implies, incredibly clear. We enjoyed a couple of days in a rustic cabin on its shore and paddled a bit.
Sony RX100M3, ISO 125, f/5.6, 1/250″ exposure.