Sunday, October 1, 2017
This morning in Huntington at 7:40AM it’s currently 32 degrees under clear skies. Winds are calm. We have a moderate frost on the ground in the low spots of our front field. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 32, barometric pressure 30.40” and rising. Yesterday’s high was 58, and the overnight low was 31.
High pressure will strengthen across the region today through Wednesday bringing warming temperatures and fair, dry weather. The next threat of rainfall will arrive Wednesday night and into early Friday as increasing moisture along an advancing cold front pushes into the region.
We’ll see partly cloudy skies today with highs around 64F and WNW winds at 5 to 10 mph. Tonight should be clear skies with lows around 42F and light and variable.
Monday should be sunny with highs around 68F and light and variable winds. Monday night should be mostly clear with lows around 46F and light and variable winds.
Tuesday looking mostly sunny with a few afternoon clouds. Highs will be around 71F with south winds at 5 to 10 mph. Tuesday night should be partly cloudy with lows around 51F and south winds at 5 to 10 mph.
Last year on this date we had a high of 59 and a low of 42. We picked up 0.02″ of rain.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 63 and lows of 44.
The record high was 80°F in 1922.
The record low was 27°F in 1963.
Length of Visible Light: 12h 41m
Length of Day: 11h 43m
Tomorrow will be 3 minutes 2 seconds shorter
The Moon is waxing gibbous, 10.3 days old with 79% illumination.
About Today’s Photo:
This morning’s moderate frost coated the grasses and dried flowers in the low spot in our front field. As the sun popped up over the trees to the east, the crystals sparkled. Hard to believe we were under the onslaught of 90 degree temperatures just a few days ago!
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm macro lens, ISO 1250, f/13, 1/800″ exposure.