Monday, May 11, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 6:35AM it’s currently 53 degrees and foggy under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 52, barometric pressure 30.08”. We picked up 0.29” of rain yesterday evening and overnight along with some rumble of thunder. Yesterday’s high was 82, and the overnight low was 53.
A stationary surface front remains draped across our region today. The front will lift northward as a warm front tonight, then a cold front will cross the region on Tuesday followed by a surface trough on Wednesday. This all spells unsettled weather with numerous periods of showers through Wednesday.
We’ll see cloudy skies today with a chance of showers and thunderstorms this morning, then showers with a chance of thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs will be in the lower 70s with northwest winds around 10 mph this morning, becoming light and variable. Chance of rain is 90%. Tonight should be cloudy with showers with a chance of thunderstorms until midnight, then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows will be in the upper 50s with southeast winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 90%.
Tuesday should be cloudy in the morning with a 50% chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms as the cold front moves through. It should become partly sunny in the afternoon after the front’s passage. Highs will be in the mid 70s with south winds 10 to 15 mph becoming westerly and gusting up to 25 mph in the afternoon. Tuesday night should be partly cloudy with a 30% chance of showers. Lows will be in the mid 40s with west winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 35 mph.
Wednesday’s looking mostly cloudy with a 30% chance of showers. It’ll be noticeably cooler with highs in the upper 50s and northwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 30 mph as cool high pressure builds in from the west. Wednesday night should be mostly clear with lows in the upper 30s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 72 and a low of 43.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 66 and lows of 44.
The record high was 90°F in 1911.
The record low was 27°F in 1962.
Sunrise: 5:29 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:07 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 15h 43m
Length of Day: 14h 37m
Tomorrow will be 2m21s longer.
The Moon is in its last quarter, 22d 15h old with 50% illumination.
Moonrise: 1:39 AM EDT
Moonset: 12:35 PM EDT
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