Saturday, November 5, 2016
This morning in Huntington at 8:00AM it’s currently 33 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 33, barometric pressure 30.13”. We picked up 0.06” of rain in the past 24hrs and a dusting of snow overnight. Yesterday’s high was 45, and the overnight low was 25.
An upper level trough over the region this morning will remain across the area through Sunday bringing variable clouds, seasonably cool temperatures, and a few passing rain and snow showers, most focused across the higher terrain. By early next week, building high pressure will bring an increase in sunshine along with moderating temperatures.
We’ll see cloudy skies today with a 30% chance of rain or snow showers this morning, then a chance of rain showers this afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 40s with light and variable winds, becoming northwesterly around 10 mph this afternoon. Tonight should be cloudy with a 30% chance of rain showers. Lows will be in the mid 30s with northwest winds around 10 mph until midnight, becoming light and variable.
Sunday should start with a 20% chance of snow showers in the morning. It’ll be cloudy with a 20% chance of rain showers during the day. Highs will be around 40 with northwest winds around 10 mph. Sunday night should be mostly clear as high pressure builds in. Lows will be in the upper 20s with north winds around 10 mph.
Monday’s looking sunny with highs in the upper 40s and light and variable winds.
Monday night should be clear with lows in the mid 30s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 72 and a low of 46.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 50 and lows of 34.
The record high was 74°F in 1982.
The record low was 12°F in 1920.
Sunrise: 7:35 AM EDT
Sunset: 5:35 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 11h 01m
Length of Day: 10h 00m
Tomorrow will be 2m35s shorter.
The Moon is a waxing crescent, 5 days old with 26% illumination.
Moonrise: 12:26 PM EDT (11/5)
Moonset: 10:16 PM EDT (11/5)
About Today’s Photo:
We planted two tamaracks in our front field a few years ago, and they’re doing quite well. This time of year, these deciduous conifers turn a brilliant yellow-gold before dropping their needles. They’re one of the last brightly colored trees in the fading fall.
Panasonic GX8, Olympus 60mm macro lens, ISO 800, f/8, 1/400″ exposure.