Sunday, October 26, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 8:40AM it’s currently 44 degrees and raining under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 43, barometric pressure 29.48″ and rising slowly. We picked up 0.34″ of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 59, and the overnight low was 43.
The low pressure system and associated cold front that swung through the region in the past 12 hours is moving to our east this morning. We’ll see cloudy skies with showers likely mainly this morning. Highs will be in the upper 40s with northwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Tonight should be cloudy with a chance of rain showers mainly until midnight. Lows will be in the upper 30s with northwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 50%.
Monday should start out mostly cloudy in the morning, then become partly sunny as high pressure builds in. Highs will be in the upper 40s with northwest winds around 10 mph. Monday night should be partly cloudy with lows around 40 and light and variable winds.
Tuesday we’ll be in a warm southerly airflow out in front of an approaching low pressure system. We’ll see mostly cloudy skies with highs in the lower 60s and south winds around 10 mph. Tuesday night showers are likely as the low and its attendant cold front move in. Lows will be in the lower 50s. Chance of rain is 60%.
Last year on this date we had a high of 45 and a low of 28. We picked up 0.01″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 53 and lows of 36.
The record high was 75°F in 1963.
The record low was 19°F in 1941.
Sunrise: 7:21 AM EDT
Sunset: 5:50 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 11h 28m
Length of Day: 10h 29m
Tomorrow will be 2m 49s shorter.
The Moon is a waxing crescent, 2d 14h old with 7% illumination.
Moonrise: 10:00 AM EDT
Moonset: 7:55 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
As mentioned in yesterday’s blog post, the beavers are quite active up at the Mailbox Trial pond. This birch had been nibbled on a bit…
Nikon D600, Nikon 50mm lens, ISO 1250, f/5.6, 1/500″ exposure.