Thursday, October 27, 2016
This morning in Huntington at 8:10AM it’s currently 28 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 95%, dewpoint 27, barometric pressure 30.46”. Yesterday’s high was 36, and the overnight low was 26. We picked up 0.05” of melted precipitation in the past 24hrs from fairly consistent snow flurries though the day yesterday.
Low pressure moving out of the Great Lakes and Ohio River vally will bring more rain and snow to the region over the next 24 hours. Rain mixed with wet snow across the mountains will develop from southwest to northeast over the region today delivering a slushy inch or so of wet snow in the mountains with up to 6″ at the summits. As the low tracks toward our region, gusty southeast winds will develop along the western slopes of the Greens and higher terrain by this evening and continue overnight. Rain will taper off by Friday afternoon before the next low system arrives on Saturday.
We’ll see cloudy skies today with rain likely this afternoon. Highs will be in the lower 40s with southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Tonight will bring more steady rain. It’ll be breezy with lows in the upper 30s and southeast winds 20 to 25 mph gusting up to 45 mph. Chance of rain is near 100%.
Friday should rain in the morning diminishing to rain showers in the afternoon. Highs will be in the lower 40s with north winds around 10 mph gusting up to 25 mph in the morning. Chance of rain is near 100%. Friday night rain showers are likely. Lows will be in the upper 30s with northwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 70%.
The next weak low pressure system will move north of the border Saturday bringing rain showers likely and milder temperatures with highs around 50 and south winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Saturday night showers are likely. Lows will be in the upper 30s. Chance of rain is 70%.
Last year on this date we had a high of 51 and a low of 22.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 53 and lows of 36.
The record high was 74°F in 1947.
The record low was 22°F in 1974.
Sunrise: 7:23 AM EDT
Sunset: 5:47 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 11h 24m
Length of Day: 10h 24m
Tomorrow will be 2m47s shorter.
The Moon is a waning crescent, 26.5 days old with 10% illumination.
Moonrise: 4:10 AM EDT
Moonset: 4:42 PM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
Leaves, water, reflections… What’s not to like?
Panasonic GX8, Olympus 9-18mm lens @ 18mm, circular polarizing filter, ISO 1600, f/8, 1/20″ exposure.