Friday, October 16, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 6:55AM it’s currently 45 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 94%, dewpoint 44, barometric pressure 29.80” and rising slowly. We picked up 0.08” of rain overnight. Yesterday’s high was 59, and the overnight low was 45.
Unsettled and unseasonably cool weather will be the rule through the weekend. A cold front will move through the region today bringing showers. A secondary cold
front will usher in much colder air late tonight and early Saturday along with a chance of snow showers late tonight and Saturday over the higher elevations of the ‘Dacks and Greens.
We’ll see mostly cloudy skies today with showers likely mainly in the morning. Highs will be in the lower 50s with west winds 10 to 15 mph and gusting up to 25 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Tonight should be partly cloudy with a chance of rain showers until midnight, then mostly cloudy with rain likely or a chance of snow showers after midnight. We can expect little or no snow accumulation here in Huntington, but higher elevations may see 1″-3″ in the ‘Dacks and norther Greens. Lows will be in the mid 30s with west winds around 10 mph becoming southwesterly after midnight. Chance of precipitation 70%.
Saturday should be mostly cloudy with a chance of rain or snow showers. Highs will only be in the lower 40s with west winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Saturday night should be partly cloudy with a 50% chance of rain or snow showers. Lows will be in the mid 20s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Last year on this date we had a high of 74 and a low of 56. We picked up 0.21″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 57 and lows of 39.
The record high was 84°F in 1947.
The record low was 24°F in 1978.
Sunrise: 7:07 AM EDT
Sunset: 6:06 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 11h 57m
Length of Day: 10h 58m
Tomorrow will be 2m57s shorter.
The Moon is a waxing crescent, 3d 11h old with 11% illumination.
Moonrise: 10:25 AM EDT
Moonset: 8:29 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Yesterday morning’s frost decorated the dried flowers and grasses in our front field. This Queen Anne’s Lace seed head sported a pale mantle as the sun illuminated the hillside beyond.
Panasonic Lumix GM5, Lumix 20mm lens, ISO 400, f/40, 1/320″ exposure.