Thursday, November 17, 2016
This morning in Huntington at 7:40AM it’s currently 43 degrees and drizzling under overcast skies. Winds are out of the southeast at 0-3 mph. Relative humidity is 96%, dewpoint 41, barometric pressure 29.99” and rising rapidly. We picked up 0.04” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 47, and the overnight low was 39.
This morning’s cloudy skies and drizzly conditions will erode this afternoon as high pressure builds into the region bringing fair and dry conditions with above normal temperatures through early Saturday. A strong cold front will roll in later Saturday bringing chances for rain showers Saturday afternoon and possibly some snow for Sunday into Monday.
We’ll see mostly cloudy skies this morning, then partly sunny skies this afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 40s with northwest winds around 10 mph. Tonight should be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 30s and light and variable winds.
Friday should be sunny and mild with highs in the upper 50s and light and variable winds. Friday night should be clear with lows in the upper 30s and light and variable winds.
Saturday should start out sunny with highs in the lower 60s and southeast winds around 10 mph. Saturday night rain 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 43 and a low of 19.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 45 and lows of 31.
The record high was 70°F in 2006 (we had a high of 68).
The record low was 7°F in 1924.
Sunrise: 6:51 AM EST
Sunset: 4:22 PM EST
Length of Visible Light: 10h 34m
Length of Day: 9h 31m
Tomorrow will be 2m10s shorter.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 18 days old with 89% illumination.
Moonrise: 7:46 PM EST (11/17)
Moonset: 9:55 AM EST (11/17)
About Today’s Photo:
My eye was drawn to the coin-like shapes of aspen leaves littering the forest floor near along Stetson Brook in Warren.
Panasonic GX8, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 32mm, ISO 800, f/4.5, 1/250″ exposure.