Tuesday, October 18, 2016
This morning in Huntington at 7:35AM it’s currently a balmy 63 degrees under mostly cloudy skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 93%, dewpoint 61, barometric pressure 29.80”. We picked up 0.03” of rain overnight. Yesterday’s high was 68 and the overnight low was 55.
Low pressure centered just north of the Great Lakes this morning will lift a warm front through the region today bringing unseasonably warm temperatures and morning showers. A weak cold front will follow with scattered showers this evening and tonight. Mild and increasingly unsettled weather is expected across the region Thursday into Friday, followed by much cooler, showery weather next weekend. There’s even a hint of snow possible!
We’ll see rain showers this morning giving way to some sunshine during the afternoon hours. Highs will pop up to 76F with S winds at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain is 40%. Tonight should bring a steady light rain with showers continuing overnight along with a rumble of thunder possible. Lows will be around 57F with SW winds at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain is 80%.
Wednesday should be partly cloudy with highs around 63F and WNW winds at 5 to 10 mph. Wednesday night should be mainly clear early becoming partly cloudy later on. Lows will be around 46F with light and variable winds.
Thursday should bring rain showers in the morning and a more steady rain in the afternoon. High will be around 58 with ESE winds at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain is 90% with rainfall near a half an inch. Thursday night should bring periods of rain. Lows will be near 50F with ESE winds at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain is 90% with rainfall near a half an inch.
Last year on this date we had a high of 38 and a low of 23. We picked up 0.23″ of rain and our first 0.10″ dusting of snow.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 56 and lows of 38.
The record high was 84°F in 1947.
The record low was 23°F in 1922.
Sunrise: 7:11 AM EDT
Sunset: 6:02 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 11h 49m
Length of Day: 10h 50m
Tomorrow will be 2m55s shorter.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 17.2 days old with 93% illumination.
Moonrise: 8:14 PM EDT
Moonset: 9:55 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
When the fog hangs low in the mornings, I know it’s a pretty good bet that I’ll get some decent shots from the top of Taft Hill. Yesterday morning did not dissapoint as the fog lifted and spotty sunshine lit up the foliage down in the Huntington River valley.
Panasonic GX8, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 40mm, circular polarizing filter, ISO 800, f/13, 1.80″ exposure.