Wednesday, November 5, 2014
This morning in Huntington at 6:05AM it’s currently 55 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are out of the southwest at 6-10mph. Relative humidity is 67%, dewpoint 44, barometric pressure 29.88”. We picked up 0.08” of rain overnight. Yesterday’s high was 62, and the overnight low was 47.
A weakening cold front will move east of the region this morning with any showers coming to an end and followed by some afternoon clearing with continued mild temperatures. High pressure will be over
the region tonight. We’ll see cloudy skies with a slight chance of showers this morning, then partly sunny skies this afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 50s with southwest winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of rain is 20%. Tonight should be partly cloudy with lows in the upper 30s and southwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph until midnight, then becoming light and variable.
Thursday should be mostly cloudy with a chance of rain, mainly in the afternoon, as an upper level trough approaches the region. Highs will be in the upper 40s with light and variable winds. Chance of rain is 50%. Thursday night will bring more widespread rain which should mix with to snow over higher elevations. Lows will be in the mid 30s with north winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 90%.
Rain and high elevation snow will continue into Friday with highs only in the upper 30s and northwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Friday night should be partly cloudy with a chance of rain or snow. Lows will be in the lower 20s. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Last year on this date we had a high of 50 and a low of 22.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 50 and lows of 34.
The record high was 72°F in 1938.
The record low was 18°F in 1965.
Sunrise: 6:34 AM EST
Sunset: 16:36 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 11h 02m
Length of Day: 10h 01m
Tomorrow will be 2m35s shorter.
The Moon is waxing gibbous, 12d 13h old with 97% illumination.
Moonrise: 16:03 PM EST
Moonset: 4:52 AM EST
About Today’s Photo:
Turkey tail fungi go to work on a fallen beech branch.
Nikon D600, Nikon 50mm lens, ISO 400, f/11, 1/50″ exposure.