Thursday, November 5, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 6:45AM it’s currently a balmy 50 degrees under mostly clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 87%, dewpoint 46, barometric pressure 30.19”. Yesterday’s high was 65, and the overnight low was 46.
A mid-level ridge will crest over the region today with southwest airflow that will deliver another unseasonably warm and dry day. We’ll see partly sunny skies with highs in the upper 60s and southwest winds around 10 mph. Tonight should be partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers until midnight, then mostly cloudy after midnight as a trough of low pressure and associated cold front out over the Great Lakes heads in our direction. Lows will be in the mid 50s with south winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 20%.
Friday should be cloudy with a 50% chance of showers as the cold front moves in. Highs will again be quite mild—in the mid 60s—with south winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 30 mph. Friday night should be partly cloudy with a 40% chance of showers. Lows will be in the mid 40s with west winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 30 mph.
Saturday looking partly sunny and more seasonable with highs in the upper 40s and west winds 10 to 15 mph. Saturday night should be partly cloudy with a 30% chance of rain or snow showers. Lows will be in the lower 30s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 61 and a low of 41. We picked up 0.08″ of rain.
Burlington averages for this date are high of 50 and lows of 34.
The record high was 72°F in 1938.
The record low was 18°F in 1965.
Sunrise: 6:34 AM EST
Sunset: 4:36 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 11h 03m
Length of Day: 10h 02m
Tomorrow will be 2m36s shorter.
The Moon is a waning crescent, 23d 11h old with 31% illumination.
Moonrise: 12:33 AM EST
Moonset: 1:56 PM EST
About Today’s Photo:
Red oaks on the hillside above Handy Road are holding the last of fall’s color. Even now they’re turning browner and losing their coppery luster.
Panasonic Lumix GM5, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 92mm, ISO 400, f/14, 1/80s exposure.