Monday, October 26, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 7:30AM it’s currently 37 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 88%, dewpoint 34, barometric pressure 30.41” and rising rapidly. Yesterday’s high was 57, and the overnight low was 37.
A broad dome of high pressure is currently building into the region and will deliver clear and seasonably cool conditions for the beginning of the work week. We’ll se sunny skies today with highs in the lower 40s and northwest winds around 10 mph. Tonight should be clear and cool with lows in the upper 20s and light and variable winds.
Tuesday should be sunny with highs in the upper 40s and light and variable winds. Tuesday night should be mostly clear with lows in the mid 30s and southeast winds around 10 mph as the high moves to our east.
An upper level trough and deep Gulf Coast moisture will move into the region from the southwest on Wednesday bringing widespread rain and mild albeit gusty conditions. Highs will be in the upper 50s with southeast winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Chance of rain is 90%. Rain will continue into Wednesday night. Lows will in the lower 50s. Chance of rain is near 100%.
Last year on this date we had a high of 47 and a low of 43. We picked up 0.34″ of rain.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 53 and lows of 36.
The record high was 75°F in 1963.
The record low was 19°F in 1941.
Sunrise: 7:20 AM EDT
Sunset: 5:50 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 11h 29m
Length of Day: 10h 29m
Tomorrow will be 2m50s shorter.
The Moon is waxing gibbous, 13d 11h old with 98% illumination.
Moonrise: 5:37 PM EDT
Moonset: 5:59 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
“Stick Season” is nearly upon us. This morning view from the top of Taft Hill yesterday shows the foliage holdouts—aspens and oaks and a few others—still holding on to their colorful leaves at lower elevations, but the upper elevation hills are now bare.
Panasonic Lumix GM5, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 40mm, ISO 400, f/14, 1/200″ exposure..