Wednesday, October 28, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 7:00AM it’s currently 32 degrees under cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 97%, dewpoint 31, barometric pressure 30.41” and falling rapidly. Yesterday’s high was 51, and the overnight low was 27.
There is a Wind Advisory in effect for our region from noon today to midnight tonight.
Windy and rainy conditions will develop this afternoon and tonight as a strong trough of low pressure—the remnants of hurricane Patricia—moves into the region. Winds will be especially strong along the western slopes of the Greens and areas in and around the northern ‘Dacks of. High temperatures today will be a few degrees above normal and even warmer on Thursday with highs in the 60s to around 70. The warming trend will come to an end on Friday when cooler and drier weather returns to the area.
We’ll see cloudy skies today with rain arriving by this afternoon. It’ll be breezy with highs in the mid 50s and southeast winds 15 to 25 mph gusting up to 45 mph this afternoon. Chance of rain is 80%. Rain will continue into tonight along with windy conditions. Overnight lows in the lower 50s with south winds 20 to 30 mph gusting up to 55 mph. Chance of rain is near 100%.
Thursday should be mostly cloudy with occasional rain in the morning, then become partly sunny with a chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon as a sharp cold front moves through. It well be unseasonably warm out ahead of the cold front with highs in the mid 60s to near 70 in the Champlain Valley. Winds will be out of the southwest at 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of rain is 90%. Thursday night should be partly cloudy with a 40% chance of showers. Lows will be in the upper 30s with southwest winds 10 to 15 mph and gusting up to 30 mph.
Friday’s looking partly sunny and noticeably colder with highs only in the mid 40s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Friday night should be clear with lows in the upper 20s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 64 and a low of 35. We picked up 0.02″ of rain.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 53 and lows of 36.
The record high was 75°F in 1947.
The record low was 19°F in 1974.
Sunrise: 7:23 AM EDT
Sunset: 5:47 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 11h 24m
Length of Day: 10h 24m
Tomorrow will be 2m48s shorter.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 15d 11h old with 99% illumination.
Moonrise: 7:00 PM EDT
Moonset: 8:29 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Beech trees are some of the late fall holdouts—keeping a tenacious grip on their leaves sometimes all the way through the winter. I love the way their leaves shift from green to yellow to copper and then, sometimes, to ghostly bleached white in the wintertime.
Panasonic Lumix GM5, Lumix 20mm lens, ISO 200, f/1.7, 1/6500″ exposure.