Saturday, October 22, 2016
This morning in Huntington at 8:00AM it’s currently 44 degrees and raining steadily under overcast skies. Winds are out of the south at 0-5 mph. Relative humidity is 96%, dewpoint 43, barometric pressure 29.43” and falling slowly. We picked up 0.78” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 75, and the overnight low was 44.
A mid level trough of low pressure remains over the northeast and will deliver rain throughout the day today. As the system moves past tonight, colder air will filter in bringing with it a northwest flow producing upslope rain and snow showers in higher elevations tonight through Tuesday.
We’ll see rain today with high around 47F and winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain is 100% with rainfall near a half an inch. Tonight should be cloudy with periods of rain mixing with snow at elevations above 1500′. Lows will be around 39F with winds W at 20 to 30 mph and gusting to over 40 mph. Chance of rain is 100% with rainfall around a half an inch.
Sunday should be cloudy and windy with rain in the morning, then becoming partly cloudy. Highs will be around 46F with winds W at 20 to 30 mph and occasionally gusting over 40 mph. Chance of rain is 80%. Sunday night should be partly cloudy early then become overcast later during the night. Lows will be around 38F with winds W at 10 to 20 mph.
Monday’s looking cloudy with highs around 43F and winds W at 10 to 20 mph. Monday night should bring rain and snow in the evening transitioning to snow showers late. Low will be around 34F with winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitaion is 50% with snow accumulations less than one inch.
Last year on this date we had a high of 67 and a low of 45. We picked up 0.08″ of rain.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 55 and lows of 37.
The record high was 81°F in 1979.
The record low was 23°F in 1959.
Sunrise: 7:16 AM EDT
Sunset: 5:55 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 11h 38m
Length of Day: 10h 39m
Tomorrow will be 2m52s shorter.
The Moon is in its last quarter, 21.6 days old with 55% illumination.
No Moon Rise
Moonset: 1:55 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
I came across this mottled red and yellow sugar maple leaf stuck in a small stump along the trail at Camel’s Hump Nordic the other day. It wasn’t until I got in close with my camera that I noticed the tiny caterpillar hiding at the base of the leaf.
Panasonic GX8, Olympus 9-18mm lens @ 18mm, ISO 640, f.5.6, 1/640″ exposure.