Thursday, May 14, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 7:00AM it’s currently a brisk 34 degrees under clear skies. Wind are calm. We have a light frost in areas. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 34, barometric pressure 30.40” and rising. Yesterday’s high was 57, and the overnight low was 31.
Cool Canadian high pressure in place over the region this morning will bring plenty of sunshine today and Friday along with dry weather and slowly warming temperatures. A warm front moving in from the Ohio Valley will bring our next shot of rain Friday night into Saturday.
We’ll see patchy frost this morning and sunny skies with highs in the lower 60s and northwest winds around 10 mph. Tonight should be clear with lows in the upper 30s and north winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.
Friday should be sunny in the morning, then become partly sunny later in the day. Highs will be in the lower 70s with light and variable winds, becoming southerly around 10 mph in the afternoon. The warm front will lift through the region Friday night brining showers. Lows will be in the upper 40s with south winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 60%.
Saturday’s looking cloudy with a 50% chance of showers. Highs will be in the upper 60s with south winds around 10 mph. Saturday night should be mostly cloudy with a 40% chance of showers. Lows will be in the mid 50s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 82 and low of 54.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 67 and lows of 45.
The record high was 86°F in 1961.
The record low was 30°F in 1967.
Sunrise: 5:26 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:10 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 15h 51m
Length of Day: 14h 44m
Tomorrow will be 2m14s longer.
The Moon is a waning crescent, 25d 16h old with 18% illumination.
Moonrise: 3:25 AM EDT
Moonset: 4:09 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
In flat hollows all along the ridge of Bald Hill, trout lilies carpeted the ground. We were lucky to catch them all in full bloom last Sunday.