Wednesday, September 30, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 7:40AM it’s currently 54 degrees and raining lightly under overcast skies. Winds are light out of south at 0-3mph. Relative humidity is 99%, dewpoint 54, barometric pressure 29.89” and falling. We picked up a whopping 1.77” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 70, and the overnight low was 54.
The slow moving cold front that moved into the region overnight will linger over us for most of today delivering more rain. Rain may be heavy at times. Highs will only be in the mid 50s with north winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of rain is near 100%. Tonight should be mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers until midnight, then become partly cloudy after midnight as high pressure begins to move in. Lows will be around 40 with north winds 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday should be partly sunny with highs in the mid 50s and north winds 15 to 20 mph. Thursday night should be partly cloudy with lows around 40 and north winds 15 to 20 mph.
Friday’s looking partly sunny with highs in the mid 50s and north winds 10 to 15 mph. Friday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 40s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 72 and a low of 49.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 64 and lows of 45.
The record high was 82°F in 1921.
The record low was 28°F in 1941.
Sunrise: 6:48 AM EDT
Sunset: 6:35 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 12h 44m
Length of Day: 11h 46m
Tomorrow will be 3m2s shorter.
The Moon is waning gibbous,17d 5h old with 92% illumination.
Moonrise: 8:27 PM EDT
Moonset: 9:43 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
The fall colors are beginning to pop in earnest over the past couple of days. I was up at Windekind Farm on Saturday for a Camel’s Hump Nordic event. Some of the Taft’s Jersey heifers added to the bucolic scene.