Wednesday, November 18, 2015
This morning in Huntington at 7:10AM it’s currently a frosty 24 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 94%, dewpoint 22, barometric pressure 30.50”. Yesterday’s high was 43, and the overnight low was 22.
A ridge of high pressure will remain over New England through today bringing dry weather with temperatures moderating into the upper 40s to lower 50s this afternoon. A frontal system approaching from the Great Lakes and Ohio River valley will bring increasingly windy and mild conditions for Wednesday night into Thursday. The front will bring a period of light to moderate rain to northern New York and Vermont mainly Thursday afternoon into Thursday night.
We’ll see sunny skies today with highs around 50 and south winds 10 to 15 mph. Tonight should be partly cloudy until midnight, then become mostly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers after midnight. Lows will be around 40 with south winds 15 to 20 mph and gusting up to 35 mph after midnight.
Thursday should be cloudy with showers mainly in the afternoon. It’ll be breezy with highs in the mid 50s and southeast winds 15 to 25 mph gusting up to 45 mph. Chance of rain is 90%. Showers will continue into Thursday night with lows around 40 and south winds 20 to 25 mph gusting up to 45 mph. Chance of rain is near 100%.
Friday’s looking partly sunny with a 40% chance of showers. Highs will be in the mid 40s with northwest winds around 10 mph. Friday night should be partly cloudy with lows in the upper 20s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 37 and a low of 22. We picked up 0.29″ of rain and 0.25″ of snow. We were down to bare ground at the snow stake.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 45 and lows of 31.
The record high was 70°F in 1892.
The record low was 9°F in 1924.
Sunrise: 6:51 AM EST
Sunset: 4:22 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 10h 34m
Length of Day: 9h 31m
Tomorrow will be 2m9s shorter.
The Moon is a waxing crescent, 6d 18h old with 42% illumination.
Moonrise: 12:13 PM EST
Moonset: 11:04 PM EST
About Today’s Photo:
The Tafts have their Jersey heifers pastured up on their upper field where they can get into the trees along Taft Road. A group of them were having out amongst the trees the other morning.
Panasonic Lumix GM5, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 84mm, ISO 400, f/5.4, 1/100″ exposure.