Saturday, October 15, 2016
This morning in Huntington at 8:10AM it’s currently a frosty 30 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 97%, dewpoint 28, barometric pressure 30.45” and rising slowly. Yesterday’s high was 53, and the overnight low was 27.
We’ve got another lovely fall day on tap today despite the chilly start. High pressure will remain in control as it slides to our east allowing for a southerly airflow to warm things up a bit over yesterday’s highs. A cold front will move in tomorrow bringing showers to the region. Temperature are looking to be well above seasonal norms going into next week.
We’ll partly cloudy skies today with highs in the low 60s with with S winds at 5 to 10 mph. Tonight should be partly cloudy with lows around 48 and winds S at 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday should start out partly cloudy in the morning then become overcast in the afternoon. Highs will be around 67 with SSW winds at 10 to 20 mph. Sunday night should be showery with a rumble of thunder possible. Lows will be around 55 with SW winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 70%.
Monday’s looking partly cloudy with highs around 63 and light and variable wins. Monday night should bring showers early with scattered thunderstorms late. Lows will be around 55 with SSE winds at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain is 60%.
Last year on this date we had a high of 59 and a low of 29. We picked up 0.15″ of rain.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 57 and lows of 39.
The record high was 80°F in 2014 (we had a high of 81).
The record low was 24°F in 1980.
Sunrise: 7:07 AM EDT
Sunset: 6:07 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 11h 58m
Length of Day: 10h 59m
The Moon is waxing gibbous, 13.8 days old with 99% illumination.
Moonrise: 6:11 PM EDT
Moonset: 6:09 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Opportunities for nice photos abound this time of year. I like the way these leaves are backlit against a dark background.
Panasonic GX8, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 140mm, ISO 800, f/11, 1/160″ exposure.