Tuesday, October 27, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 7:30AM it’s currently a frosty 23 degrees under mostly clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 96%, dewpoint 22, barometric pressure 30.57”. Yesterday’s high was 47, and the overnight low was 22.
High pressure over the region this morning will deliver another sunny and slightly warmer day today before rain arrives tomorrow. We’ll see sunny skies today with highs in the upper 40s and light and variable winds. Tonight should be mostly clear until midnight, then become partly cloudy. Lows will be in the mid 30s with light and variable winds, becoming southeasterly around 10 mph after midnight.
A deep surge of Gulf Coast moisture will push into the region Wednesday bringing cloudy skies with rain likely by the afternoon. Highs will bump into the mid 50s on southeast winds 15 to 20 mph and gusting up to 40 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain is 70%. Rain will continue into Wednesday night. It’ll be breezy with lows in the lower 50s and south winds 20 to 25 mph gusting up to 45 mph. Chance of rain is near 100%.
Rain will continue into Thursday. It will be seasonably mild with highs in the mid 60s and southwest winds 10 to 15 mph gusting up to 25 mph. Chance of rain is 90%. Thursday night rain showers are likely. Lows will be in the upper 30s. Chance of rain is 60%.
Last year on this date we had a high of 52 and a low of 35. We picked up 0.14″ of rain.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 53 and lows of 36.
The record high was 74°F in 1947.
The record low was 22°F in 1974.
Sunrise: 7:22 AM EDT
Sunset: 5:49 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 11h 26m
Length of Day: 10h 26m
Tomorrow will be 2m48s shorter.
The Moon is the full “Hunter’s” Moon (Northeast Native American, Colonial American)
14d 11h old with 100% illumination.
Moonrise: 6:17 PM EDT
Moonset: 7:15 AM EDT
Other names for this month’s full moon include: “Harvest” (English, Celtic), and “Blood” (Medieval Wiccan, Neo-Pagan Wiccan).
About Today’s Photo:
I went on a walk-about yesterday afternoon to grab some shots of the last of the color before tomorrow’s wind and rain arrive. The oaks and beeches were in their glory in the woods above East Street.
Panasonic Lumix GM5, Lumix 20mm lens, ISO 800, f/13, 1/200″ exposure.