Wednesday, October 14, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 6:45AM it’s currently 53 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 91%, dewpoint 50, barometric pressure 29.51” and rising slowly. We picked up 0.06” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 69, and the overnight low was 51.
A secondary cold front will move through the region today bringing a chance of rain showers. We’ll see cloudy skies with a 30% chance of showers. Highs will be in the mid 50s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Tonight should be partly cloudy until midnight, then clearing as a ridge of high pressure builds in. Lows will be in the upper 30s with northwest winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.
Thursday should start out partly sunny in the morning, then become cloudy with a 40% chance of showers in the afternoon as low pressure approaches from the Great Lakes. Highs will be in the mid 50s with southwest winds around 10 mph and gusting up to 25 mph in the afternoon. Thursday night showers are likely. Lows will be in the lower 40s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 80%.
Friday showers are likely. Highs will be in the lower 50s with west winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Friday night should be mostly cloudy with a chance of rain or snow showers in higher elevations (yup, snow folks…). Lows will be in the mid 30s. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
At this point it’s looking like a chilly weekend ahead with daytime highs only in the mid-40s Saturday and Sunday. Stay tuned!
Last year on this date we had a high of 77 and a low of 59.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 58 and lows of 39.
The record high was 79°F in 2014 (we had the aforementioned 77).
The record low was 22°F in 1937.
Sunrise: 7:05 AM EDT
Sunset: 6:10 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 12h 03m
Length of Day: 11h 04m
Tomorrow will be 2m59s shorter.
The Moon is a waxing crescent, 1d 10h old with 2% illumination.
Moonrise: 8:29 AM EDT
Moonset: 7:15 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
The Moultrop Family Farm in Richmond has piles of tasty squash at their farm stand. The hill behind on the Towers land is one of my favorite in the area constantly displaying great foliage color year after year.
Panasonic Lumix GM5, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 14mm, circular polarizing filter, ISO 400, f/11, 1/80″ exposure.