Thursday, October 23, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 7:25AM it’s currently 43 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. The relative humidity is 91%, dewpoint 40, barometric pressure 29.95″ and falling. We picked up 0.02″ of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 51, and the overnight low was 42.
The upper level low pressure system off the New England coast will bring periods of rain and showers to the region today and into tonight especially from the Adirondacks eastward. We’ll see rain with highs in the upper 40s and north winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is near 100%. Tonight will bring rain with lows in the lower 40s and northwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is near 100%.
Friday should be cloudy with rain likely mainly in the morning. Highs will be in the upper 40s with northwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 60%. We’ll get a short break in the precipitation Friday night with mostly cloudy skies and lows around 40 with west winds around 10 mph.
Saturday should start out partly sunny with a 30% chance of showers as another low tracks north of us dragging a cold front through the region later in the day. Highs will be in the mid 50s with southwest winds around 10 mph. Saturday night, showers are likely. Lows will be in the lower 40s. Chance of rain is 70%.
Last year on this date we had a high of 51 and low of 31. We picked up 0.17″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 54 and lows of 37.
The record high was 78°F in 1979.
The record low was 20°F in 1961.
Sunrise: 7:17 AM EDT
Sunset: 5:54 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 11h 36m
Length of Day: 10h 37m
Tomorrow will be 2m 53s shorter.
The Moon is new, 29d 5h old with 0% illumination.
Moonrise: 6:53 AM EDT
Moonset: 5:54 PM EDT
About today’s photo
We have some interesting trees planted around our place. This Korean mountain ash sports bright red berries this time of year and brilliant foliage. The yellow and orange glow behind is from an Amur cork tree.
Nikon D600, Nikon 24-120mm lens @ 58mm, ISO 800, f/4, 1/500″ exposure.