Wednesday, October 21, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 6:55AM it’s currently 44 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 80%, dewpoint 38, barometric pressure 30.27” and rising. Yesterday’s high was 61, and the overnight low was 44.
A weak frontal boundary will lift north across the region today through tonight bringing a few showers to the north country. A cold front will cross the area on Thursday bringing a better threat of showers. Temperatures will remain generally seasonable through the weekend, although it will be milder ahead of the cold front on Thursday.
We’ll see mostly cloudy skies with a 30% chance of showers this afternoon. Highs will be in the lower 50s with light and variable winds. Tonight should be cloudy with a 40% chance of showers. Lows will be in the upper 40s with south winds 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday showers are likely as the cold front arrives. Highs will be in the lower 60s out ahead of the front with south winds 10 to 15 mph, becoming southwesterly at 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain is 60%. Thursday night should be partly cloudy with a 30% chance of rain showers. Lows will be in the mid 30s with northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
Friday’s looking partly sunny and cooler with highs in the lower 40s and northwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Friday night should be clear with lows in the upper 20s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 48 and a low of 43. We picked up 0.08″ of rain.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 55 and lows of 37.
The record high was 76°F in 1995.
The record low was 20°F in 1972.
Sunrise: 7:14 AM EDT
Sunset: 5:58 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 11h 43m
Length of Day: 10h 44m
Tomorrow will be 2m53s shorter.
The Moon is waxing gibbous, 8d 11h old with 57% illumination.
Moonrise: 2:34 PM EDT
Moonset: 12:01 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
A walk in the woods this time of year is a very colorful experience! This carpet of brilliant leaves was near the beaver pond off the Mailbox Trail.
Panasonic Lumix GM5, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 14mm, ISO 800, f/14, 1/30″ exposure.