Sunday, October 18, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 8:25AM it’s currently 29 degrees and snowing lightly under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 97%, dewpoint 29, barometric pressure 30.25” and rising slowly. We picked up 0.24” of rain in the past 24hrs and a generous dusting of snow overnight. Yesterday’s high was 43, and the overnight low got down to 23.
A deep trough of low pressure over the eastern US today will deliver a cold and blustery day today with scattered mountain snow showers and a few isolated rain and snow showers in the valleys. Surface high pressure with result in clear skies and light winds tonight setting us up for near record low temperatures. A warming trend with chances of showers returns for early this upcoming week.
We’ll see cloudy skies with a chance of snow showers and chance of rain showers this afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 30s with northwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Tonight should be mostly clear and cold with lows around 20 and northwest winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.
Monday should be partly sunny with highs in the mid 40s and light and variable winds, becoming southwesterly around 10 mph in the afternoon. Monday night should be cloudy with a 50% chance of showers as a weak low skirts to our north. Lows will be in the mid 30s with south winds 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday’s looking cloudy with a 50% chance of rain. Highs will be in the lower 50s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Tuesday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 30s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 60 and low of 43. We picked up 0.06″ of rain.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 56 and lows of 38.
The record high was 84°F in 1947.
The record low was 23°F in 1922.
Sunrise: 7:10 AM EDT
Sunset: 6:03 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 11h 51m
Length of Day: 10h 52m
Tomorrow will be 2m56s shorter.
The Moon is a waxing crescent, 5d 12h old with 27% illumination.
Moonrise: 12:14 PM EDT
Moonset: 10:04 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Yesterday was an interesting day weather-wise. Rain, snow, shots of sunshine all made for a variety of moods. A pretty good snow squall came through at around 4:00PM yesterday afternoon offering some good shooting opportunities for falling snow and foliage color.
Panasonic Lumix GM5, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 61mm, ISO 400, f/7.1, 1/15″ exposure.