Sunday, October 16, 2016
This morning in Huntington at 9:30AM it’s currently 58 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are out of the SE at 4-10 mph. Relative humidity is 62%, dewpoint 45, barometric pressure 30.02” and falling rapidly. We’ve had just the lightest of sprinkles over the past half-hour. Yesterday’s high was 64, and the overnight low was 45.
A cold front currenlty over the central Great Lakes will slide northeastward over the next 24hrs bringing increasing clouds and showers to the region later this afternoon and evening. There will be a brief dry period on Monday before low pressure over the Great Lakes lifts a warm front through the region Tuesday bringing more showers.
We’ll see overcast skies today with rain showers and a bit of thunder possible. Highs wil be around 65 with SSW 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain is 60%. Rain should continue into tonight. Lows will be around 54 with WSW winds at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 70%.
Monday should start out cloudy then become partly cloudy with highs in around 61 and light and variable winds. Showers should move in Monday night along with the possiblity of thunder late. Highw will be around 52 with ESE winds at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain is 80%.
Tuesday’s looking cloudy in the morning giving way to partly sunning skies late. Highs will be around 76 with W winds at 10 to 20 mph. Tuesday night should be variably cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms—more numerous towards evening. Lows will be around 54 with WSW winds at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 60%.
Last year on this date we had a high of 53 and a low of 34. We picked up 0.08″ of rain.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 57 and lows of 39.
The record high was 84°F in 1947.
The record high was 24°F in 1978.
Sunrise: 7:08 AM EDT
Sunset: 6:05 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 11h 55m
Length of Day: 10h 56m
The Moon is the full “Hunter’s” moon (Northeast Native American, Colonial American)
15d 13h old with 100% illumination.
Moonrise: 6:48 PM EDT
Moonset: 7:25 AM EDT
Other names for this month’s moon include: “Harvest” (English, Celtic), and “Blood” (Medieval Wiccan, Neo Pagan Wiccan)
About Today’s Photo:
Fall colors are peaking now in our area. This is one of my favorite views of Camel’s Hump taken from our neighbors’ field off of Taft Road.
Panasonic GX8, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 46mm, ISO 800, f/14, 1/400″ exposure.